Parallel Verses

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'?

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?

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?

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 And he answered [and] said, "Have you not read that the one who created [them] from the beginning made them male and female 5 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'? 6 So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, man must not separate."


Cross References

1 Corinthians 6:16

Or do you not know that the one who joins himself to a prostitute is one body [with her]? For it 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

And Yahweh God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man. While he slept, he took one of his ribs, and closed up {the flesh where it had been}.

Genesis 34:3

And his soul clung to Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke {tenderly} to the girl.

Deuteronomy 4:4

But you, the [ones] holding fast to Yahweh your God, [are] all alive {today}.

Deuteronomy 10:20

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

Deuteronomy 11:22

Yes, if you diligently keep all this commandment that I [am] commanding you {to observe it}, by loving Yahweh your God {by walking in} all his ways and by holding fast to him,

1 Samuel 18:1

{When} he finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan became attached to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his [own] soul.

2 Samuel 1:26

{I am distressed} over you, my brother Jonathan. you [were] very dear to me; your love [was] more wonderful to me than the love of women.

1 Kings 11:2

from the nations which Yahweh had said to the {Israelites}, "You shall not {marry them}, and they shall not {marry you}. They will certainly turn your heart after other gods." But Solomon clung to them to love.

Psalm 45:10

Hear, O daughter, and {discern} and incline your ear, and forget your people and your father's house.

Psalm 63:8

My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.

Mark 10:5-9

But Jesus said to them, "He wrote this commandment for you because of your hardness of heart.

Romans 12:9

Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what [is] evil; be attached to what [is] good,

1 Corinthians 7:2

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

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife does not have authority over her own body, but her husband [does]. And likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but his wife [does].

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