About Married People

10 To the married I give this command(A)—not I, but the Lord—a wife is not to leave[a] her husband. 11 But if she does leave, she must remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband—and a husband is not to divorce his wife.(B) 12 But I (not the Lord) say to the rest: If any brother(C) has an unbelieving wife and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her.

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Footnotes

  1. 7:10 Or separate from, or divorce

10 To the married I give this command (not I, but the Lord): A wife must not separate from her husband.(A) 11 But if she does, she must remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband.(B) And a husband must not divorce his wife.

12 To the rest I say this (I, not the Lord):(C) If any brother has a wife who is not a believer and she is willing to live with him, he must not divorce her.

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