Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

and He also said:For this reason a man will leave
his father and mother
and be joined to his wife,
and the two will become one flesh?

New American Standard Bible

and said, 'FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH'?

King James Version

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?

International Standard Version

and said, "That is why a man will leave his father and mother and be united with his wife, and the two will become one flesh'?

A Conservative Version

and said, For this reason a man will leave his father and mother behind, and will be bonded with his wife, and the two will be in one flesh?

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And said, For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be united firmly (joined inseparably) to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh?

An Understandable Version

He said [Gen. 2:24], '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, [so that] the two of them will [then] become one flesh [i.e., united in such a close relationship as to constitute one body]?'

Anderson New Testament

and said, For this cause shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh?

Bible in Basic English

For this cause will a man go away from his father and mother, and be joined to his wife; and the two will become one flesh?

Common New Testament

and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh'?

Daniel Mace New Testament

he said, "for this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and be attach'd to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh?"

Darby Translation

and said, On account of this a man shall leave father and mother, and shall be united to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh?

Godbey New Testament

And He said, On account of this a man shall leave father and mother, and cleave unto his wife; and they two shall be one flesh.

Goodspeed New Testament

and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two of them shall become one'? So they are no longer two but one.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

and said, 'On account of this a man will leave his father and his mother and will be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh'?

Modern King James verseion

and said, For this cause a man shall leave father and mother and shall cling to his wife, and the two of them shall be one flesh?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said, 'For this thing, shall a man leave father and mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they twain shall be one flesh.'

Moffatt New Testament

said, Hence a man shall leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife, and the pair shall be one flesh?

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

and said, 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and will be united with his wife, and the two will become one flesh'?

New Heart English Bible

and said, 'For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall join to his wife; and the two shall become one flesh?'

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

and he said, On this account shall a man leave his father and mother, and be joined to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

and said - For this cause, will a man leave his father and his mother, and be united to his wife, - and, the two, will become, one flesh;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he said, for this reason shall a man forsake father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And said--'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother, and be united to his wife, and the man and his wife shall become one'?

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

and said, For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two shall be one'?

Williams New Testament

and said, 'For this reason a man must leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two of them must be one!'

World English Bible

and said, 'For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall join to his wife; and the two shall become one flesh?'

Worrell New Testament

and said, 'For this cause a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh?"

Worsley New Testament

and be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh:

Youngs Literal Translation

and said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and cleave to his wife, and they shall be -- the two -- for one flesh?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

For
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

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

μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55

προσκολλάω 
Proskollao 
Usage: 2

to
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

his

Usage: 0

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

Context Readings

On Divorce

4 “Haven’t you read,” He replied, “that He who created them in the beginning made them male and female,” 5 and He also said:For this reason a man will leave
his father and mother
and be joined to his wife,
and the two will become one flesh?
6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, man must not separate.”


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:16

Don’t you know that anyone joined to a prostitute is one body with her? For Scripture says, The two will become one flesh.

Ephesians 5:31

For this reason a man will leave
his father and mother
and be joined to his wife,
and the two will become one flesh.

Genesis 2:21-24

So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to come over the man, and he slept. God took one of his ribs and closed the flesh at that place.

Genesis 34:3

He became infatuated with Dinah, daughter of Jacob. He loved the young girl and spoke tenderly to her.

Deuteronomy 4:4

But you who have remained faithful to the Lord your God are all alive today.

Deuteronomy 10:20

You are to fear Yahweh your God and worship Him. Remain faithful to Him and take oaths in His name.

Deuteronomy 11:22

For if you carefully observe every one of these commands I am giving you to follow—to love the Lord your God, walk in all His ways, and remain faithful to Him—

1 Samuel 18:1

When David had finished speaking with Saul, Jonathan committed himself to David, and loved him as much as he loved himself.

2 Samuel 1:26

I grieve for you, Jonathan, my brother.
You were such a friend to me.
Your love for me was more wonderful
than the love of women.

1 Kings 11:2

from the nations that the Lord had told the Israelites about, “Do not intermarry with them, and they must not intermarry with you, because they will turn you away from Me to their gods.” Solomon was deeply attached to these women and loved them.

Psalm 45:10

Listen, daughter, pay attention and consider:
forget your people and your father’s house,

Psalm 63:8

I follow close to You;
Your right hand holds on to me.

Mark 10:5-9

But Jesus told them, “He wrote this command for you because of the hardness of your hearts.

Romans 12:9

Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.

1 Corinthians 7:2

But because sexual immorality is so common, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband.

1 Corinthians 7:4

A wife does not have the right over her own body, but her husband does. In the same way, a husband does not have the right over his own body, but his wife does.

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