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Genesis 2:24-25 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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

25 And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and they were not [b]ashamed.


  1. Genesis 2:24 So that marriage requireth a greater duty of us toward our wives, than otherwise we are bound to show to our parents.
  2. Genesis 2:25 For before sin entered, all things were honest and comely.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Genesis 2:24-25 New International Version (NIV)

24 That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh.

25 Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.

New International Version (NIV)

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