Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall become united and cleave 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife; and they shall be 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.

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 So the man exclaimed, "At last! This is bone from my bones and flesh from my flesh. This one will be called "Woman,' because she was taken from Man." 24 (Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and cling to his wife, and they will become one flesh.) 25 Even though both the man and his wife were naked, they were not ashamed about it.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

Listen, daughter! Consider and pay attention. Forget your people and your father's house,

Matthew 19:3-9

Some Pharisees came to him in order to test him. They asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?"

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

You know that the person who unites himself with a prostitute becomes one body with her, don't you? For it is said, "The two will become one flesh."

Mark 10:6-12

But from the beginning of creation, "God made them male and female.'

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

To married people I give this command (not really I, but the Lord): A wife must not leave her husband.

Ephesians 5:28-31

In the same way, husbands must love their wives as they love their own bodies. A man who loves his wife loves himself.

1 Peter 3:1-7

In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a capable wife? Her value far exceeds the finest jewels.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet you ask, "For what reason?' Because the LORD acts as a witness between you and the wife of your youth, because you were unfaithful to her, your partner, the wife of your covenant.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

Because sexual immorality is so rampant, every man should have his own wife, and every woman should have her own husband.

Genesis 24:58-59

So they called Rebekah and asked her, "Do you want to go with this man?" "I will go," she replied.

Genesis 31:14-15

Then Rachel and Leah asked him, "Do we have anything left of inheritance remaining in our father's house?

Leviticus 22:12-13

If a priest's daughter marries a resident alien, she is not to eat the sacred raised offerings.

Deuteronomy 4:4

But all of you who are clinging to the LORD your God are alive today.

Deuteronomy 10:20

You are to fear the LORD your God and serve him. Cling to him and swear by his name.

Joshua 23:8

Instead, you are to hold fast to the LORD your God, as you have done today,

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but a wife who puts him to shame is like bone cancer.

Acts 11:23

When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,

Romans 7:2

For a married woman is bound by the Law to her husband while he is living, but if her husband dies, she is released from the Law concerning her husband.

1 Timothy 5:14

Therefore, I want younger widows to remarry, have children, manage their homes, and not give the enemy any chance to ridicule them.

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