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Negative Commandment 356

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Negative Commandment 356 (Digest)
Remarrying a Divorced Wife Who Remarried in the Interim

"Her first husband who sent her away may not marry her again"Deuteronomy 24:4.

It is forbidden for a man to remarry a woman he divorced if she has remarried [and subsequently been divorced again or widowed] in the interim.


Translation of (the unabridged text of) Sefer Hamitzvot by Rabbi Berel Bell, member of the Rabbinical Court of Montreal and director of Teacher Training for the Jewish Learning Institute.

From "Sefer Hamitzvot in English," published by Sichos in English.
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Moses our Teacher granted the Torah and mitzvot only to the people of Israel... and to whoever from among the nations of the world who wishes to convert to Judaism... But Moses also instructed, by word of G-d, to prevail upon all inhabitants of the world to accept the [seven] mitzvot commanded to the children of Noah...
  –Maimonides Mishneh Torah, Laws of Kings 8:10
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