New International Version
"Haven't you read," he replied, "that at the beginning the Creator 'made them male and female,'
King James Bible
And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
Darby Bible Translation
But he answering said [to them], Have ye not read that he who made [them], from the beginning made them male and female,
World English Bible
He answered, "Haven't you read that he who made them from the beginning made them male and female,
Young's Literal Translation
And he answering said to them, 'Did ye not read, that He who made them, from the beginning a male and a female made them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He which made them at the beginning - When Adam and Eve were the first of human kind.
Made them male and female - Merely through the design of matrimonial union, that the earth might be thus peopled. To answer a case of conscience, a man should act as Christ does here; pay no regard to that which the corruption of manners has introduced into Divine ordinances, but go back to the original will, purpose, and institution of God. Christ will never accommodate his morality to the times, nor to the inclinations of men. What was done at the beginning is what God judged most worthy of his glory, most profitable for man, and most suitable to nature.
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'And, behold, one came and said unto Him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? 17. And He said unto him, Why callest thou Me good? there is none good but One, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. 18. He saith unto Him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, 19. Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. …
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So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
He created them male and female and blessed them. And he named them "Mankind" when they were created.
Has not the one God made you? You belong to him in body and spirit. And what does the one God seek? Godly offspring. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth.
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