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Genesis 2:23–24

23 Then the man said,

“This at last is rbone of my bones

and flesh of my flesh;

she shall be called Woman,

because she was staken out of Man.”9

24 tTherefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

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Genesis 2:23–24 — The New International Version (NIV)

23 The man said,

“This is now bone of my bones

and flesh of my flesh;

she shall be called ‘woman,’

for she was taken out of man.”

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

Genesis 2:23–24 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 “At last!” the man exclaimed.

“This one is bone from my bone,

and flesh from my flesh!

She will be called ‘woman,’

because she was taken from ‘man.’ ”

24 This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.

Genesis 2:23–24 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 And Adam said:

“This is now bone of my bones

And flesh of my flesh;

She shall be called Woman,

Because she was taken out of Man.”

24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 And the man said,

“Now, this is someone whose bones came from my bones,

whose body came from my body.

I will call her ‘woman,’

because she was taken out of man.”

24 So a man will leave his father and mother and be united with his wife, and the two will become one body.

Genesis 2:23–24 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 And the man said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And Man said, This time it is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh: this shall be called Woman, because this was taken out of a man. 24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and cleave to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 The man said, 

“This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh. 

She will be named woman 

because she was taken from man.” 

24 That is why a man will leave his father and mother and will be united with his wife, and they will become one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 And the man said:

This one, at last, is bone of my bone

and flesh of my flesh;

this one will be called “woman,”

for she was taken from man.

24 This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 Then the man said,

“This at last is bone of my bones

and flesh of my flesh;

this one shall be called Woman,

for out of Man this one was taken.”

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

Genesis 2:23–24 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 And the man said,

“She is now bone from my bones

and flesh from my flesh;

she shall be called ‘Woman,’

for she was taken from man.”

24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall cling to his wife, and they shall be as one flesh.

Genesis 2:23–24 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 The man said,

“Her bones have come from my bones.

Her body has come from my body.

She will be named ‘woman,’

because she was taken out of a man.”

24 That’s why a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife. The two of them will become one.

Genesis 2:23–24 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 The man said,

This is now bone of my bones,

And flesh of my flesh;

She shall be called Woman,

Because she was taken out of Man.”

24 For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.


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