They said to him, (A)“Why then did Moses command one to give a certificate of divorce and to send her away?”

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(A)“If[a] a man divorces his wife
    and she goes from him
and becomes another man's wife,
    will he return to her?
(B)Would not that land be greatly polluted?
(C)You have played the whore with many lovers;
    and would you return to me?
declares the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 3:1 Septuagint, Syriac; Hebrew Saying, “If

Laws Concerning Divorce

24 “When a man takes a wife and marries her, if then she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her, and (A)he writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, and she departs out of his house,

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