Parallel Verses

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.

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

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.

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 will say, This is now bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh; and this shall be called woman, because she was taken from man. 24 Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and will cleave to his woman; and they shall be into one flesh. 25 And they two shall be naked, the man and his woman, and they shall not be &shamed.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

Hear, O daughter, and see, and incline thine ear, and forget thy people and thy father's house;

Matthew 19:3-9

And the Pharisees came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, Is it lawful for a man to loose his wife for every cause

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

Or know ye not that he joined to a harlot is one body? for they shall be, he says, they two into one flesh.

Mark 10:6-12

And from the beginning of creation God made them male and female.

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

And to the married I announce, (not I, but the Lord,) The wife not to be separated from the husband:

Ephesians 5:28-31

So ought men to love their own wives as their own bodies. He loving his wife, loves himself.

1 Peter 3:1-7

Likewise, wives being subject to their own husbands; that also, if any believe not the word, by the turning back of wives might be gained without the word;

Proverbs 31:10

Who shall find a woman of virtue? for her price is far above pearls.

Malachi 2:14-16

And ye said, For what? For that Jehovah testified between thee and between the wife of thy youth, which thou didst deal faithlessly against her, and she thy companion and the wife of thy covenant

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

And, on account of fornication, let each have his own wife, and let each have her own husband.

Genesis 24:58-59

And they will call to Rebekah, and will say to her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she will say, I will go.

Genesis 31:14-15

And Rachel will answer, and Leah, and they will say to him, Is yet to us a portion and inheritance in our father's house?

Leviticus 22:12-13

And if the priest's daughter shall be for a man, a stranger, she shall not eat from the offering of the holies.

Deuteronomy 4:4

And ye cleaving to Jehovah your God, are living all of you this day.

Deuteronomy 10:20

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

Joshua 23:8

But ye shall cleave to Jehovah your God, as ye did even to this day.

Proverbs 12:4

A woman of strength is a crown to her husband: and she causing shame, as rottenness in his bones.

Acts 11:23

Who, having been present, and seen the grace of God, rejoiced, and besought them all, with purpose of heart, to remain to the Lord.

Romans 7:2

For a married woman is bound by the law to a living husband; and if the husband die, she is left inactive from the law of the husband.

1 Timothy 5:14

I wish therefore the younger to marry, to bear children, to rule the house, to give no occasion to him opposing for reproach.

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