Matthew 19:9
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English Standard Version
And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.”

King James Bible
And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.

American Standard Version
And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and he that marrieth her when she is put away committeth adultery.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I say to you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and he that shall marry her that is put away, committeth adultery.

English Revised Version
And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and he that marrieth her when she is put away committeth adultery.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I say to you, Whoever shall put away his wife, except for lewdness, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoever marrieth her who is put away, committeth adultery.

Weymouth New Testament
And I tell you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except her unfaithfulness, and marries another woman, commits adultery."

Matthew 19:9 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Except for fornication (μὴ ἐπὶ πορνείᾳ)

Lit., not on account of fornication.

Matthew 19:9 Parallel Commentaries

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Whosoever.

Matthew 5:32 But I say to you, That whoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causes her to commit adultery...

Mark 10:11,12 And he said to them, Whoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, commits adultery against her...

Luke 16:18 Whoever puts away his wife, and marries another, commits adultery...

1 Corinthians 7:10-13,39 And to the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband...

except.

2 Chronicles 21:11 Moreover he made high places in the mountains of Judah and caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit fornication...

Jeremiah 3:8 And I saw, when for all the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and given her a bill of divorce...

Ezekiel 16:8,15,29 Now when I passed by you, and looked on you, behold, your time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over you...

1 Corinthians 5:1 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles...

doth.

Genesis 12:18,19 And Pharaoh called Abram and said, What is this that you have done to me? why did you not tell me that she was your wife...

Genesis 20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, you are but a dead man, for the woman which you have taken...

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?...

Romans 7:2,3 For the woman which has an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he lives; but if the husband be dead...

1 Corinthians 7:4,11,39 The wife has not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband has not power of his own body, but the wife...

Cross References
Matthew 5:32
But I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.

Matthew 19:8
He said to them, "Because of your hardness of heart Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.

Matthew 19:10
The disciples said to him, "If such is the case of a man with his wife, it is better not to marry."

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