Matthew 5:31
Good News Translation
"It was also said, 'Anyone who divorces his wife must give her a written notice of divorce.'

Contemporary English Version
You have been taught that a man who divorces his wife must write out divorce papers for her.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a bill of divorce.

New American Bible
“It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife must give her a bill of divorce.’

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And it hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a bill of divorce.

whosoever.

Matthew 19:3,7 And there came to him the Pharisees tempting him, saying: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? . . .

Deuteronomy 24:1-4 If a man take a wife, and have her, and she find not favour in his eyes, for some uncleanness: he shall write a bill of divorce, and shall give it in her hand, and send her out of his house. . . .

Jeremiah 3:1 It is commonly said: If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and marry another man, shall he return to her any more? shall not that woman be polluted, and defiled? but thou hast prostituted thyself to many lovers: nevertheless return to me, saith the Lord, and I will receive thee.

Mark 10:2-9 And the Pharisees coming to him asked him, tempting him: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? . . .

Context
Divorce
30And if thy right hand scandalize thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is expedient for thee that one of thy members should perish, rather than that thy whole body go into hell. 31And it hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a bill of divorce. 32But I say to you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, excepting the cause of fornication, maketh her to commit adultery: and he that shall marry her that is put away, committeth adultery.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 24:1
If a man take a wife, and have her, and she find not favour in his eyes, for some uncleanness: he shall write a bill of divorce, and shall give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.

Deuteronomy 24:3
And he also hateth her, and hath given her a bill of divorce, and hath sent her out of his house or is dead:

Jeremiah 3:1
It is commonly said: If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and marry another man, shall he return to her any more? shall not that woman be polluted, and defiled? but thou hast prostituted thyself to many lovers: nevertheless return to me, saith the Lord, and I will receive thee.

Malachi 2:16
When thou shalt hate her put her away, saith the Lord, the God of Israel: but iniquity shalt cover his garment, saith the Lord of hosts, keep your spirit, and despise not.

Matthew 19:3
And there came to him the Pharisees tempting him, saying: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

Matthew 19:7
They say to him: Why then did Moses command to give a bill of divorce, and to put away?

Mark 10:4
Who said: Moses permitted to write a bill of divorce and to put her away.

Additional Translations
It has also been said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife must give her a certificate of divorce.’

It was also said, 'Whoever shall divorce his wife, let him give her a letter of divorce.'

It has been said, Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorce:

It was said also, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

It has been said too, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a letter of divorce.

It was said also, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

It hath been said, Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

"It was also said, 'If any man puts away his wife, let him give her a written notice of divorce.'

"It was also said, 'Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorce,'

'And it was said, That whoever may put away his wife, let him give to her a writing of divorce;
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