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So then, if she marries another man while her husband is still alive, she is called an adulteress.
But if her husband dies, she is released from that law and is not an adulteress, even though she marries another man.
A marriage continues to be valid until one party dissolves the marriage through unfaithfulness.
This so-called exception clause appears here in Matthew 5 and again in Matthew 19 but does not occur in either Mark or Luke.
Are you one of the many Bible-defined Christian singles looking for Christian dating advice and your life's partner? As a professing Christian single do you put the message of the Bible first and foremost?Luke is a very bold, straightforward saying that seems to settle the issue quickly: "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and whoever marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery" (all quotations from the NRSV).Both divorce and remarriage are just plain wrong—right?Almost all New Testament scholars agree that this saying is an abbreviation of a saying of Jesus that appears in its fuller form in Matthew 32 in the Sermon on the Mount.After discussing his views contrasted with those in Judaism, Jesus remarks, "It was also said, ' Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.' But I say to you that anyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of unchastity, causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery." It is noteworthy that Jesus clearly sees some circumstances that legitimize divorce.