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29 For no one ever hates his own body, but he nourishes and tenderly cares for it, just as Christ does for the church, 30 because we are members of his body.[a] 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.”

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  1. Ephesians 5:30 Other ancient authorities add of his flesh and of his bones

29 After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church— 30 for we are members of his body.(A) 31 “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.”[a](B)

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  1. Ephesians 5:31 Gen. 2:24

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