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Genesis 2:24 World English Bible (WEB)

24 Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother, and will join with his wife, and they will be one flesh.

World English Bible (WEB)

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Genesis 2:24 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.

New International Version (NIV)

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Genesis 2:24 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

24 That is why a man leaves his father and mother and clings to his wife, and the two of them become one body.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 2:24 One body: lit., “one flesh.” The covenant of marriage establishes kinship bonds of the first rank between the partners.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Genesis 2:24 Revised Standard Version (RSV)

24 Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and cleaves to his wife, and they become one flesh.

Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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