|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) Dissolution of the marriage tie; divorce; separation.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BILL OF DIVORCEMENT
See DIVORCE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT.
Divorcement (7 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:31 It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: (KJV ASV WBS)
Matthew 19:7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? (KJV ASV WBS)
Mark 10:4 And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away. (KJV ASV WBS)
Deuteronomy 24:1 When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favor in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house. (KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Deuteronomy 24:3 And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife; (KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Isaiah 50:1 Thus saith the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away. (KJV JPS ASV WBS)
Jeremiah 3:8 And I saw, when, for this very cause that backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had put her away and given her a bill of divorcement, yet treacherous Judah her sister feared not; but she also went and played the harlot. (ASV JPS)