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Did the people divorce way back in the Old Testament?

Sons were born to Shaharaim in Moab after he had divorced his wives Hushim and Baara. 1 Chronicles 8:8
In the Bible, these are the only people who are mentioned by name as being divorced. 
Divorce did happen during the time of Moses.  During the time of Jesus, Joseph considered divorce when he discovered Mary pregnant.
Divorce was not encouraged in the Bible but it happened.  Jesus later spoke about divorce during the Old Testament times and said Moses was too soft on the issue.  In Matthew 5 Jesus gave new parameters to further discourage it.