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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Divorce

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  • Law of marriage against
    Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:6

  • PERMITTED
    • By the Mosaic law
      Deuteronomy 24:1
    • On account of hardness of heart
      Matthew 19:8

  • Often sought by the Jews
    Micah 2:9; Malachi 2:14

  • Sought on slight grounds
    Matthew 5:31; 19:3

  • Not allowed to those who falsely accused their wives
    Deuteronomy 22:18,19

  • WOMEN
    • Could obtain
      Proverbs 2:17; Mark 10:12
    • Could marry after
      Deuteronomy 24:2
    • Responsible for vows after
      Numbers 30:9
    • Married after, could not return to first husband
      Deuteronomy 24:3,4; Jeremiah 3:1
    • Afflicted by
      Isaiah 54:4,6

  • Priests not to marry women after
    Leviticus 21:14

  • Of servants, regulated by law
    Exodus 21:7,11

  • Of captives, regulated by law
    Deuteronomy 21:13,14

  • Forced on those who had idolatrous wives
    Ezra 10:2-17; Nehemiah 13:23,30

  • Jews condemned for love of
    Malachi 2:14-16

  • Forbidden by Christ except for adultery
    Matthew 5:32; 19:9

  • Prohibition of, offended the Jews
    Matthew 19:10

  • Illustrative of God's casting off of the Jewish church
    Isaiah 50:1; Jeremiah 3:8

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Divorce'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/d/divorce.html. 1897.

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