Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. She will be called 'woman,' because she was taken out of Man." 24 Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh. 25 They were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

Listen, daughter, consider, and turn your ear. Forget your own people, and also your father's house.

Matthew 19:3-9

Pharisees came to him, testing him, and saying, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any reason?"

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

Or don't you know that he who is joined to a prostitute is one body? For, "The two," says he, "will become one flesh."

Mark 10:6-12

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

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

But to the married I command -- not I, but the Lord -- that the wife not leave her husband

Ephesians 5:28-31

Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

1 Peter 3:1-7

In the same way, wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; so that, even if any don't obey the Word, they may be won by the behavior of their wives without a word;

Proverbs 31:10

Who can find a worthy woman? For her price is far above rubies.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet you say, 'Why?' Because Yahweh has been witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion, and the wife of your covenant.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.

Genesis 24:58-59

They called Rebekah, and said to her, "Will you go with this man?" She said, "I will go."

Genesis 31:14-15

Rachel and Leah answered him, "Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house?

Leviticus 22:12-13

If a priest's daughter is married to an outsider, she shall not eat of the heave offering of the holy things.

Deuteronomy 4:4

But you who did cling to Yahweh your God are all alive this day.

Deuteronomy 10:20

You shall fear Yahweh your God; you shall serve him; and you shall cling to him, and you shall swear by his name.

Joshua 23:8

but hold fast to Yahweh your God, as you have done to this day.

Proverbs 12:4

A worthy woman is the crown of her husband, but a disgraceful wife is as rottenness in his bones.

Acts 11:23

who, when he had come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad. He exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they should remain near to the Lord.

Romans 7:2

For the woman that has a husband is bound by law to the husband while he lives, but if the husband dies, she is discharged from the law of the husband.

1 Timothy 5:14

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.

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