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Divorce


1. Law of marriage against. Ge 2:24; Mt 19:6.

2. Permitted

a. By the Mosaic law. De 24:1.

b. On account of hardness of heart. Mt 19:8.

3. Often sought by the Jews. Mic 2:9; Mal 2:14.

4. Sought on slight grounds. Mt 5:31; 19:3.

5. Not allowed to those who falsely accused their wives. De 22:18,19.

6. Women

a. Could obtain. Pr 2:17; Mr 10:12.

b. Could marry after. De 24:2.

c. Responsible for vows after. Nu 30:9.

d. Married after, could not return to first husband. De 24:3,4; Jer 3:1.

e. Afflicted by. Isa 54:4,6.

7. Priests not to marry women after. Le 21:14.

8. Of servants, regulated by law. Ex 21:7,11.

9. Of captives, regulated by law. De 21:13,14.

10. Forced on those who had idolatrous wives. Ezr 10:2-17; Ne 13:23,30.

11. Jews condemned for love of. Mal 2:14-16.

12. Forbidden by Christ except for adultery. Mt 5:32; 19:9.

13. Prohibition of, offended the Jews. Mt 19:10.

14. Illustrative of God’s casting off of the Jewish church. Isa 50:1; Jer 3:8.