Mark 10:4
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English Standard Version
They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce and to send her away.”

King James Bible
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.

American Standard Version
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who said: Moses permitted to write a bill of divorce, and to put her away.

English Revised Version
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.

Weymouth New Testament
"Moses," they said, "permitted a man to draw up a written notice of divorce, and to send his wife away."

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Vincent's Word Studies

Bill (βιβλίον)

See on Matthew 19:7. Diminutive. Lit., a little book; Lat., libellus, from which comes our word libel, a written accusation. Accordingly Wyc. has a libel of forsaking, and Tynd. a testimonial of her divorcement.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 24:1-4 When a man has taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favor in his eyes...

Isaiah 50:1 Thus said the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom I have put away?...

Jeremiah 3:1 They say, If a man put away his wife, and she go from him, and become another man's, shall he return to her again?...

Matthew 1:19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privately.

Matthew 5:31,32 It has been said, Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorce...

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

Cross References
Deuteronomy 24:1
"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 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,

Deuteronomy 24:3
and the latter man hates her and writes her a certificate of divorce and puts it in her hand and sends her out of his house, or if the latter man dies, who took her to be his wife,

Matthew 5:31
"It was also said, 'Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.'

Mark 10:3
He answered them, "What did Moses command you?"

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