Parallel Verses

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.

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

Then the Pharisees came unto him, tempting him and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for any cause?

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

What? know ye not that he who is joined to the harlot is one body with her? For they shall be, saith he, two in one flesh.

Mark 10:6-12

But at the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife separate from her husband;

Ephesians 5:28-31

So ought husbands to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself.

1 Peter 3:1-7

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, so that also those who do not obey the Word, may be won without a word by the conversation of their wives,

Proverbs 31:10

Aleph Who can find a valiant woman? for her price is far above precious stones.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet ye say, Why? Because the LORD has been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously; yet she is thy companion and the wife of thy covenant.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every 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

If the priest's daughter becomes married unto a stranger, she may not eat of that which is set apart of the holy things.

Deuteronomy 4:4

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

Deuteronomy 10:20

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

Joshua 23:8

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

Proverbs 12:4

The virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but she that makes ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Acts 11:23

Who, when he came and had seen the grace of God, was glad and exhorted them all to remain in their purpose of heart in the Lord.

Romans 7:2

For the woman who is subject to a husband is obligated to the law so long as the husband lives; but if the husband dies, she is free from the law of the husband.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, govern the house, giving no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

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