The Pharisees also came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
Treasury of Scripture
Matthew 16:1 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven.
Matthew 22:16-18,35 And they sent out to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that you are true...
Mark 10:2 And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife? tempting him.
Mark 12:13,15 And they send to him certain of the Pharisees and of the Herodians, to catch him in his words...
Luke 11:53,54 And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently...
John 8:6 This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground...
Hebrews 3:9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
Matthew 5:31,32 It has been said, Whoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorce...
Malachi 2:14-16 Yet you say, Why? Because the LORD has been witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously...
ContextTeaching About Divorce
1And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these sayings, he departed from Galilee, and came into the coasts of Judaea beyond Jordan; 2And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there. 3The Pharisees also came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? 4And he answered and said to them, Have you not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, 5And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall join to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh? 6Why they are no more two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man put asunder. 7They say to him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorce, and to put her away? 8He said to them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so. 9And I say to you, Whoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, commits adultery: and whoever marries her which is put away does commit adultery. 10His disciples say to him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry. 11But he said to them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given. 12For 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.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
And there came unto him Pharisees, trying him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
And there came to him the Pharisees tempting him, and saying: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
Darby Bible Translation
And the Pharisees came to him tempting him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?
King James Bible
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?
Young's Literal Translation
And the Pharisees came near to him, tempting him, and saying to him, 'Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?'