Matthew:19:1
And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judaea beyond Jordan;
Matthew:19:2
And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there.
Matthew:19:3
The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
Matthew:19:4
And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
Matthew:19:5
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
Matthew:19:6
Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Matthew:19:7
They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?
Matthew:19:8
He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.
Matthew:19:9
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.
Matthew:19:10
His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry.
Matthew:19:11
But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given.
Matthew:19:12
For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.