Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

New American Standard Bible

For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

King James Version

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Holman Bible

This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.

International Standard Version

(Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and cling to his wife, and they will become one flesh.)

A Conservative Version

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cling to his wife, and {the two (LXX/NT)} shall be one flesh.

Amplified

For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

Bible in Basic English

For this cause will a man go away from his father and his mother and be joined to his wife; and they will be one flesh.

Darby Translation

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and will cleave to his woman; and they shall be into one flesh.

King James 2000

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall cling to his wife, and they shall be as one flesh.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife and they shall be one flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh.

NET Bible

That is why a man leaves his father and mother and unites with his wife, and they become a new family.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, will a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Webster

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

World English Bible

Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore doth a man leave his father and his mother, and hath cleaved unto his wife, and they have become one flesh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and his mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and they shall be one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 2:24

Images Genesis 2:24

Context Readings

The First Woman

23 And the man said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. 25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; Forget also thine own people, and thy father's house:

Matthew 19:3-9

And there came unto him Pharisees, trying him, and saying, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

Or know ye not that he that is joined to a harlot is one body? for, The twain, saith he, shall become one flesh.

Mark 10:6-12

But from the beginning of the creation, Male and female made he them.

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

But unto the married I give charge, yea not I, but the Lord, That the wife depart not from her husband

Ephesians 5:28-31

Even so ought husbands also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself:

1 Peter 3:1-7

In like manner, ye wives, be in subjection to your won husbands; that, even if any obey not the word, they may without the word be gained by the behavior of their wives;

Proverbs 31:10

A worthy woman who can find? For her price is far above rubies.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because Jehovah hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously, though she is thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

But, because of fornications, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Genesis 24:58-59

And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.

Genesis 31:14-15

And Rachel and Leah answered and said unto him, Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house?

Leviticus 22:12-13

And if a priest's daughter be married unto a stranger, she shall not eat of the heave-offering of the holy things.

Deuteronomy 4:4

But ye that did cleave unto Jehovah your God are alive every one of you this day.

Deuteronomy 10:20

Thou shalt fear Jehovah thy God; him shalt thou serve; and to him shalt thou cleave, and by his name shalt thou swear.

Joshua 23:8

but cleave unto Jehovah your God, as ye have done unto this day.

Proverbs 12:4

A worthy woman is the crown of her husband; But she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Acts 11:23

who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:

Romans 7:2

For the woman that hath a husband is bound by law to the husband while he liveth; but if the husband die, she is discharged from the law of the husband.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give no occasion to the adversary for reviling:

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