Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 saith, 'This is the proper step! bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh!' for this it is called Woman, for from a man hath this been taken; 24 therefore doth a man leave his father and his mother, and hath cleaved unto his wife, and they have become one flesh. 25 And they are both of them naked, the man and his wife, and they are not ashamed of themselves.



Cross References

Psalm 45:10

Hearken, O daughter, and see, incline thine ear, And forget thy people, and thy father's house,

Matthew 19:3-9

And the Pharisees came near to him, tempting him, and saying to him, 'Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?'

1 Corinthians 6:16-17

have ye not known that he who is joined to the harlot is one body? 'for they shall be -- saith He -- the two for one flesh.'

Mark 10:6-12

but from the beginning of the creation, a male and a female God did make them;

1 Corinthians 7:10-11

and to the married I announce -- not I, but the Lord -- let not a wife separate from a husband:

Ephesians 5:28-31

so ought the husbands to love their own wives as their own bodies: he who is loving his own wife -- himself he doth love;

1 Peter 3:1-7

In like manner, the wives, be ye subject to your own husbands, that even if certain are disobedient to the word, through the conversation of the wives, without the word, they may be won,

Proverbs 31:10

A woman of worth who doth find? Yea, far above rubies is her price.

Malachi 2:14-16

And ye have said, 'Wherefore?' Because Jehovah hath testified between thee And the wife of thy youth, That thou hast dealt treacherously against her, And she thy companion, and thy covenant-wife.

1 Corinthians 7:2-4

and because of the whoredom let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her proper husband;

Genesis 24:58-59

and they call for Rebekah, and say unto her, 'Dost thou go with this man?' and she saith, 'I go.'

Genesis 31:14-15

And Rachel answereth -- Leah also -- and saith to him, 'Have we yet a portion and inheritance in the house of our father?

Leviticus 22:12-13

And a priest's daughter, when she is a strange man's, -- she, of the heave-offering of the holy things doth not eat;

Deuteronomy 4:4

and ye who are cleaving to Jehovah your God, are alive, all of you, to-day.

Deuteronomy 10:20

'Jehovah thy God thou dost fear, Him thou dost serve, and to Him thou dost cleave, and by His name thou dost swear.

Joshua 23:8

but to Jehovah your God ye do cleave, as ye have done till this day.

Proverbs 12:4

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, And as rottenness in his bones is one causing shame.

Acts 11:23

who, having come, and having seen the grace of God, was glad, and was exhorting all with purpose of heart to cleave to the Lord,

Romans 7:2

for the married woman to the living husband hath been bound by law, and if the husband may die, she hath been free from the law of the husband;

1 Timothy 5:14

I wish, therefore, younger ones to marry, to bear children, to be mistress of the house, to give no occasion to the opposer to reviling;

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