Parallel Verses

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?

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'?

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 ?

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

ἔπω 
Epo 
Usage: 824

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


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

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

Context Readings

On Divorce

4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, 5 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? 6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:16

What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, 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.

Genesis 2:21-24

And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;

Genesis 34:3

And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

Deuteronomy 4:4

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

Deuteronomy 10:20

Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.

Deuteronomy 11:22

For if ye shall diligently keep all these commandments which I command you, to do them, to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him;

1 Samuel 18:1

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.

2 Samuel 1:26

I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.

1 Kings 11:2

Of the nations concerning which the LORD said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in unto you: for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Solomon clave unto these in love.

Psalm 45:10

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

Psalm 63:8

My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.

Mark 10:5-9

And Jesus answered and said unto them, For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

1 Corinthians 7:2

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

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife.



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