Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Verse Picture

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, one, now, is bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh! This, one shall be called Woman, for, out of a man, hath this one been taken. 24 For this cause, will a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they shall become one flesh. 25 And they were both of them naked, the man and his wife, - and put not each other to shame.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

Hearken, O daughter, and observe, Incline also thine ear, Forget, then, thine own people, And the house of thy father;

Matthew 19:3-9

And there came unto him Pharisees, testing him, and saying, - Whether is it allowed a man to divorce his wife, for every cause?

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

Or know ye not that, he that joineth himself unto the harlot, is, one body? For, saith he, the two, shall become, one flesh;

Mark 10:6-12

But, from the beginning of creation, male and female, made he them;

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

To the married, however, I give charge - not, I, but the Lord, - that, a wife, from her husband, do not depart, -

Ephesians 5:28-31

So, ought the husbands also to be loving 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, - submitting yourselves unto your own husbands; in order that, if any are not yielding unto the word, through their wives behaviour, they may, without the word, be won,

Proverbs 31:10

A virtuous woman, who can find? for, far beyond corals, is her worth.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet ye say, For what cause? Because, Yahweh, hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, with whom, thou, hast dealt treacherously, though, she, was thy consort, and thy covenant wife.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

But, on account of fornications, let, each man, have, his own wife, and, each woman, have, her own husband:

Genesis 24:58-59

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

Genesis 31:14-15

Then responded Rachel and Leah, and said to him, - Have we any longer a portion or an inheritance in the house of our father?

Leviticus 22:12-13

And, when, a priest's daughter, belongeth to a husband, who is a stranger, she, of the heave-offering of the hallowed things, may not eat.

Deuteronomy 4:4

but, ye who kept on cleaving unto Yahweh your God, alive, are ye all to-day.

Deuteronomy 10:20

Yahweh thy God, shalt thou revere, Him, shalt thou serve, - And unto him, shalt thou cleave, And in his name, shalt thou swear.

Joshua 23:8

But, unto Yahweh your God, must ye cleave, - as, ye have done until this day;

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman, is the crown of her husband, but, a veritable decay in his bones, is she that causeth shame.

Acts 11:23

Who, arriving, and seeing the favour which was of God, rejoiced, and went on to beseech all, with the purpose of their heart, to abide inthe Lord;

Romans 7:2

For, the married woman, unto her living husband is bound by law; but, if her husband have died, she hath received a full release from the law of her husband.

1 Timothy 5:14

I am minded, therefore, that, the younger ones, marry, bear children, be mistress of the house, - giving, no single occasion, unto the opposer, as a cause, of reviling;

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