Genesis 2:24
Text Analysis
5921 [e]עַל־
3651 [e]כֵּן֙
5800 [e]יַֽעֲזָב־
shall leaveV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
376 [e]אִ֔ישׁ
a manN-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
1 [e]אָבִ֖יו
his fatherN-msc | 3ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
andConj-w | DirObjM
517 [e]אִמּ֑וֹ
motherN-fsc | 3ms
1692 [e]וְדָבַ֣ק
and be joinedConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
802 [e]בְּאִשְׁתּ֔וֹ
to his wifePrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
1961 [e]וְהָי֖וּ
and they shall becomeConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3cp
1320 [e]לְבָשָׂ֥ר
fleshPrep-l | N-ms
259 [e]אֶחָֽד׃

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 2:24 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַל־כֵּן֙ יַֽעֲזָב־אִ֔ישׁ אֶת־אָבִ֖יו וְאֶת־אִמֹּ֑ו וְדָבַ֣ק בְּאִשְׁתֹּ֔ו וְהָי֖וּ לְבָשָׂ֥ר אֶחָֽד׃

בראשית 2:24 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
על־כן יעזב־איש את־אביו ואת־אמו ודבק באשתו והיו לבשר אחד׃

בראשית 2:24 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
על־כן יעזב־איש את־אביו ואת־אמו ודבק באשתו והיו לבשר אחד׃

בראשית 2:24 Hebrew Bible
על כן יעזב איש את אביו ואת אמו ודבק באשתו והיו לבשר אחד׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

King James Bible
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.
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