Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Then said Adam, "This is once bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. This shall be called woman: because she was taken of the man." 24 For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh. 25 And they were either of them naked, both Adam and his wife, and were not ashamed.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

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

Matthew 19:3-9

Then came unto him the Pharisees to tempt him, and said to him, "Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for all manner of causes?"

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

Do ye not understand that he which coupleth himself with a harlot, is become one body? "For two," saith he, "shall be one flesh."

Mark 10:6-12

But at the first creation, God made them man and woman, saying,

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

Unto the married command not I, but the Lord: that the wife separate not herself from the man.

Ephesians 5:28-31

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

1 Peter 3:1-7

Likewise, let the wives be in subjection to their husbands, that even they which believe not the word, may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives:

Proverbs 31:10

Whoso findeth a honest faithful woman, she is much more worth than pearls.

Malachi 2:14-16

And yet ye say, 'Wherefore?' Even because that whereas the LORD made a covenant betwixt thee and the wife of thy youth, thou hast despised her: Yet is she thine own companion and married wife.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his wife: and let every woman have her husband.

Genesis 24:58-59

And they called forth Rebekah and said unto her, "Wilt thou go with this man?" And she said, "Yea."

Genesis 31:14-15

Then answered Rachel and Lea and said unto him, "We have no part nor inheritance in our father's house:

Leviticus 22:12-13

If the priest's daughter be married unto a stranger, she may not eat of the hallowed heave offerings.

Deuteronomy 4:4

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

Deuteronomy 10:20

Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God and serve him and cleave unto him and swear by his name,

Joshua 23:8

But that ye stick fast unto the LORD your God, as ye have done unto this day.

Proverbs 12:4

A steadfast woman is a crown unto her husband; but she that behaveth herself dishonestly is a corruption in his bones.

Acts 11:23

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

Romans 7:2

For the woman which is in subjection to a man, is bound by the law to the man, as long as he liveth. If the man be dead, she is loosed from the law of the man.

1 Timothy 5:14

I will therefore that the younger women marry and bear children, and guide the house, and give none occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

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