ESV — Malachi 2:16; Matthew 5:32

16 “For cthe man who does not love his wife but divorces her,1 says the Lord, the God of Israel, covers2 his garment with violence, says the Lord of hosts. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and tdo not be faithless.”


[1] 2:16 Hebrew who hates and divorces
[2] 2:16 Probable meaning (compare Septuagint and Deuteronomy 24:1–4); or “The Lord, the God of Israel, says that he hates divorce, and him who covers

32 oBut I say to you that everyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of sexual immorality, makes her commit adultery, and pwhoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.