New American Standard Bible
The disciples said to Him, "If the relationship of the man with his wife is like this, it is better not to marry."
King James Bible
His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.
Darby Bible Translation
His disciples say to him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.
World English Bible
His disciples said to him, "If this is the case of the man with his wife, it is not expedient to marry."
Young's Literal Translation
His disciples say to him, 'If the case of the man with the woman is so, it is not good to marry.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
His disciples say ... - The disciples were full of Jewish notions. They thought that the privilege of divorcing a wife when there was a quarrelsome disposition, or anything else that rendered the marriage unhappy, was a great privilege; and that in such cases to be always bound to live with a wife was a great calamity. They said, therefore, that if such was the case - such the condition on which people married - it was better not to marry.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xix. 21,"Go, Sell that Thou Hast, and Give to the Poor," Etc.
1. The Gospel by the present lesson has reminded me to speak to you, Beloved, of the heavenly treasure. For our God hath not, as unbelieving covetous men suppose, wished us to lose what we have: if what hath been enjoined us be properly understood, and piously believed, and devoutly received; He hath not enjoined us to lose, but rather shown a place where we may lay up. For no man can help thinking of his treasure, and following his riches in a kind of journeying of the heart. If then they are buried …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
Love Thy Neighbour
On the Words of the Gospel, "When Jesus had Finished These Sayings," Etc. --S. Matt. xix. 1
Eligius, Bishop of Noyon.
"And I say to you, whoever divorces his wife, except for immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery."
But He said to them, "Not all men can accept this statement, but only those to whom it has been given.
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