New Living Translation
And he said, 'This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.'
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?
Darby Bible 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?
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?'
Young's 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?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:5 And said - By the mouth of Adam, who uttered the words. Gen 2:24.
LibraryThe First Last, and the Last First
"But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first."--Matthew 19:30. "So the last shall be first, and the first last."--Matthew 20:16. WE MUST BE SAVED if we would serve the Lord. We cannot serve God in an unsaved condition. "They that are in the flesh cannot please God." It is vain for them to attempt service while they are still at enmity against God. The Lord wants not enemies to wait upon him, nor slaves to grace his throne. We must be saved first; and salvation is all of grace. …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
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This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.
Didn't the LORD make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard your heart; remain loyal to the wife of your youth.
Since they are no longer two but one, let no one split apart what God has joined together."
1 Corinthians 6:16
And don't you realize that if a man joins himself to a prostitute, he becomes one body with her? For the Scriptures say, "The two are united into one."
As the Scriptures say, "A man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one."
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