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Matthew 19:5 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

And said, 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?


  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.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Matthew 19:5 New International Version (NIV)

and said, ‘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]?


  1. Matthew 19:5 Gen. 2:24
New International Version (NIV)

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