Parallel Verses

King James Version

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;

New American Standard Bible

"FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER,

Holman Bible

For this reason a man will leave his father and mother [ and be joined to his wife, ]

International Standard Version

That's why "a man will leave his father and mother and be united with his wife,

A Conservative Version

Because of this a man will leave his father and mother behind, and will be bonded with his wife,

American Standard Version

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife;

Amplified

For this reason a man shall leave [behind] his father and his mother and be joined to his wife and cleave closely to her permanently,

An Understandable Version

For this reason [i.e., since he made one woman for one man] a man will leave [the home of] his father and mother and will cling to his wife

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

For this cause will a man go away from his father and mother, and be joined to his wife;

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

"wherefore, 'tis said, a man shall leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh."

Darby Translation

For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be united to his wife,

Godbey New Testament

On this account a man shall leave his father and his mother,

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore a man must leave his father and mother, and he and his wife must become one,'

John Wesley New Testament

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this cause shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall join to his wife;

Julia Smith Translation

For this will a man leave his father and mother, and be attached to his wife;

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this a man will leave his father and mother and will be joined to his wife,

Modern King James verseion

For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

'And for this thing's sake shall man leave his father and mother, and bide by his wife,

Moffatt New Testament

hence a man shall leave his father and mother,

Montgomery New Testament

"For this cause a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife; and the two shall become one flesh;

NET Bible

For this reason a man will leave his father and mother,

New Heart English Bible

For this cause a man will leave his father and mother, and will join to his wife,

Noyes New Testament

"For this cause shall a man leave his father and his mother;

Sawyer New Testament

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and the two shall be one flesh;

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, shall a man leave behind his father and mother,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and said, For this cause shall a man forsake father and mother, and shall adhere to his wife;

Twentieth Century New Testament

'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother,

Webster

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and shall cling to his wife,

Williams New Testament

Therefore, a man must leave his father and mother,

World English Bible

For this cause a man will leave his father and mother, and will join to his wife,

Worrell New Testament

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, [and shall cleave to his wife],

Worsley New Testament

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother,

Youngs Literal Translation

on this account shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake, for ... cause, for, because 9, wherefore , by reason of, that ... might
Usage: 8

καταλείπω 
Kataleipo 
Usage: 22

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

καταλείπω 
Kataleipo 
Usage: 22




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55

προσκολλάω 
Proskollao 
Usage: 2

to
πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

References

Context Readings

On Divorce

6 But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. 7 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife; 8 And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.


Cross References

Genesis 2:24

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Ephesians 5:31

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

Matthew 19:5-6

And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?



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