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

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  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.

And said, (A)For this cause, shall a man leave father and mother, and [a]cleave unto his wife, and they which were [b]two, shall be one flesh?

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  1. Matthew 19:5 The Greek word imported to be glued unto, whereby is signified that straight knot, which is between man and wife, as though they were glued together.
  2. Matthew 19:5 They which were two, become as it were one: and this word flesh is by a figure taken for the whole man, or the body after the manner of the Hebrews.

And they twain shall be one flesh: so that they are no more twain, but one flesh.

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31 (A)For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall [a]cleave to his wife, and they twain shall be one flesh.

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  1. Ephesians 5:31 See Matt. 19:5

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