Matthew 19:6

Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 19:6

Wherefore they are no more twaine, but one flesh. What therefore God hath ioyned together, let not man put asunder.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So that they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that they are no longer two, but one flesh. Then let not that which has been joined by God be parted by man.
- Basic English Bible

so that they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore they are no more two, but one flesh. Therefore what God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
- Webster's Bible

Thus they are no longer two, but `one'! What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."
- Weymouth Bible

So that they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, don't let man tear apart."
- World English Bible

And so thei ben not now tweyne, but o fleisch. Therfor a man departe not that thing that God hath ioyned.
- Wycliffe Bible

so that they are no more two, but one flesh; what therefore God did join together, let no man put asunder.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 19:6

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 19:6


19:4 He said, Have ye not read - So instead of contradicting him, our Lord confutes them by the very words of Moses. He who made them, made them male and female from the beginning - At least from the beginning of the Mosaic creation. And where do we read of any other? Does it not follow, that God's making Eve was part of his original design, and not a consequence of Adam's beginning to fall? By making them one man and one woman, he condemned polygamy: by making them one flesh, he condemned divorce.

19:5 And said - By the mouth of Adam, who uttered the words. #Gen 2:24|.

19:7 Why did Moses command - Christ replies, Moses permitted (not commanded) it, because of the hardness of your hearts - Because neither your fathers nor you could bear the more excellent way. #Deut 24:1 Matt 5:31|; Mark 10:2; Luke 16:18.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 19:6


Mt 19:6 What therefore God hath joined together. If God hath so joined them that the twain are one, no human ordinance has the right to separate them.

Discussion for Matthew 19:6

  • PATRICIA on Matthew 19:6
    We are to follow the laws of the land however just because it is law does not mean its "Holy".

    Are all marriages ordained of God? No. There are many people who can legally marry someone. That does not make the union "Holy" it makes it legal. It So yes anyone can be divorced legally. Being married in church or by clergy does not make the union holy its's legal. i

    Believers

    First are you both saved and covered by the shed blood of the Lamb of God Jesus Christ ...a man who findeth an wife findeth a good thing, And obtains favor from the Lord.Mark Men if you are looking for a woman who looks good on your arm or one that you covet what she has, this is not ordained by God. This is born of the flesh. Findeth a wife, a good thing ...Women if you are looking for a man of wealth and status not so. Be not deceived there or wolves in sheep clothing seeking out whom they may devour. Both men and women.

    Men when you find a woman that you love wholeheartedly and cherish one you would lay down your life for. That's the one. Women when God sends you the man of your prayers he should have all the qualities of a man after Gods own heart and who will love you with his whole heart, respect cherish and be ready to lay his life down for you. That's the one. Men if you want to be treated like the king of the castle (home) love honor cherish and rule with lovingkindness. This is the man who will receive respect and be treated as King. And the man who will treat his wife as a Queen and give him the respect and both will be able to stay in their lane.

    First is the man/woman saved by the shed blood of the Lamb Of God Jesus Christ will show forth fruit of the relationship.

    Do not be unequally yoked with unbelivers. Do not be associated with anyone that one that does not believe.
  • Tricia on Matthew 19:6
    God 's rules and never change, he it 's true to his word. In society I believe when a couple it 's married by church, a judge in court should not be allowed to divorce them, the Law of Society should stay separate from God 's ruling.
  • Kim on Matthew 19:6
    Very true and people better take heed to this scripture I 've seen what God has joined together and people try to separate then god dealt with them and that was not so nice experience he is serious about his plan !!!!!!!!!
  • BSP on Matthew 19:6
    God meant for the marriage arrangement to be permanent. The two are to become one flesh and man should not break that union apart.


 

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