Genesis 2:24
Good News Translation
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united with his wife, and they become one.

Contemporary English Version
That's why a man will leave his own father and mother. He marries a woman, and the two of them become like one person.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore a man shall leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they shall be two in one flesh.

New American Bible
That is why a man leaves his father and mother and clings to his wife, and the two of them become one body.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Wherefore a man shall leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they shall be two in one flesh.

leave.

Genesis 24:58,59 And they called her, and when she was come, they asked: Wilt thou go with this man? She said: I will go. . . .

Genesis 31:14,15 And Rachel and Lia answered: Have we any thing left among the goods and inheritance of our father's house? . . .

Psalm 45:10 Hearken, O daughter, and see, and incline thy ear: and forget thy people and thy father's house.

cleave.

Leviticus 22:12,13 If the daughter of a priest be married to any of the people, she shall not eat of those things that are sanctified nor of the firstfruits. . . .

Deuteronomy 4:4 But you that adhere to the Lord your God, are all alive until this present day.

Deuteronomy 10:20 Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him only: to him thou shalt adhere, and shalt swear by his name.

Joshua 23:8 But cleave ye unto the Lord your God, as you have done until this day.

Psalm 45:10 Hearken, O daughter, and see, and incline thy ear: and forget thy people and thy father's house.

Proverbs 12:4 The thoughts of the just are judgments: and the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Proverbs 31:10 Who shall find a valiant woman? far, and from the uttermost coasts is the price of her.

Acts 11:23 Who, when he was come and had seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he exhorted them all with purpose of heart to continue in the Lord.

and they shall be one flesh.

Malachi 2:14-16 And you have said: For what cause? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee, and the wife of thy youth, whom thou hast despised: yet she was thy partner, and the wife of thy covenant. . . .

Matthew 19:3-9 And there came to him the Pharisees tempting him, saying: Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause? . . .

Mark 10:6-12 But from the beginning of the creation, God made them male and female. . . .

Romans 7:2 For the woman that hath an husband, whilst her husband liveth is bound to the law. But if her husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband.

1 Corinthians 6:16,17 Or know you not that he who is joined to a harlot is made one body? For they shall be, saith he, two in one flesh. . . .

1 Corinthians 7:2-4,10 But for fear of fornication, let every man have his own wife: and let every woman have her own husband. . . .

1 Corinthians 7:11 And if she depart, that she remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And let not the husband put away his wife.

Ephesians 5:28-31 So also ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. . . .

1 Timothy 5:14 I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

1 Peter 3:1-7 In like manner also, let wives be subject to their husbands: that, if any believe not the word, they may be won without the word, by the conversation of the wives, . . .

Context
Man and Woman in the Garden
23And Adam said: This now is bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called woman, because she was taken out of man. 24Wherefore a man shall leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they shall be two in one flesh.25And they were both naked: to wit, Adam and his wife: and were not ashamed.…
Cross References
Matthew 19:5
For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife, and they two shall be in one flesh.

Mark 10:7
For this cause, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife.

Mark 10:8
And they two shall be in one flesh. Therefore now they are not two, but one flesh.

1 Corinthians 6:16
Or know you not that he who is joined to a harlot is made one body? For they shall be, saith he, two in one flesh.

Ephesians 5:31
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother: and shall cleave to his wife. And they shall be two in one flesh.

Genesis 4:19
Who took two wives: the name of the one was Ada, and the name of the other Sella.

Proverbs 2:17
And hath forgotten the covenant of her God: for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths to hell.

Malachi 2:15
Did not one make her, and she is the residue of his spirit? And what doth one seek, but the seed of God? Keep then your spirit, and despise not the wife of thy youth.

Additional Translations
For this reason a man will leave his father and his mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall join to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

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

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

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

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

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

Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.

therefore doth a man leave his father and his mother, and hath cleaved unto his wife, and they have become one flesh.
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