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They say to Him, “Why then did MOSES command to give a small scroll of separation

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and dismiss her?”


They said to Him, “If a married man and woman cannot be separated, why did RESCUED give orders that a man could give his wife a written notification of dismissal and send her away?”



The marriage formula said, “I am your husband and you are my wife;” the divorce formula said, “I am not your husband and you are not my wife,” or it could be shortened to “you are not my wife.” However, the divorce statement needed to be presented in writing.