Matthew 19:5
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English Standard Version
and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’?

King James Bible
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?

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?

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
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'?

Matthew 19:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Shall cleave (κολληθήσεται)

Lit., shall be glued.

Shall be one flesh (ἔσονται εἰς σάρκα μίαν)

Lit., "into one flesh;" Wyc., two in one flesh.

Matthew 19:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

said.

Genesis 2:21-24 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs...

Psalm 45:10 Listen, O daughter, and consider, and incline your ear; forget also your own people, and your father's house;

Mark 10:5-9 And Jesus answered and said to them, For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept...

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

cleave. [Proskollao,] 'shall be cemented to his wife,' as the Hebrew davak implies; a beautiful metaphor, forcibly intimating that nothing but death can separate them.

Genesis 34:3 And his soul joined to Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spoke kindly to the damsel.

Deuteronomy 4:4 But you that did join to the LORD your God are alive every one of you this day.

Deuteronomy 10:20 You shall fear the LORD your God; him shall you serve, and to him shall you hold, and swear by his name.

Deuteronomy 11:22 For if you shall diligently keep all these commandments which I command you, to do them, to love the LORD your God...

1 Samuel 18:1 And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David...

2 Samuel 1:26 I am distressed for you, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant have you been to me: your love to me was wonderful...

1 Kings 11:2 Of the nations concerning which the LORD said to the children of Israel, You shall not go in to them, neither shall they come in to you...

Psalm 63:8 My soul follows hard after you: your right hand upholds me.

Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; hold to that which is good.

and they.

1 Corinthians 6:16 What? know you not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, said he, shall be one flesh.

1 Corinthians 7:2,4 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband...

Cross References
Genesis 2:24
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Malachi 2:15
Did he not make them one, with a portion of the Spirit in their union? And what was the one God seeking? Godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and let none of you be faithless to the wife of your youth.

Matthew 19:6
So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."

1 Corinthians 6:16
Or do you not know that he who is joined to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as it is written, "The two will become one flesh."

Ephesians 5:31
"Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh."

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