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one flesh

Definition of one flesh in English:

Used to refer to the spiritual and physical union of two people in a relationship, especially marriage: my body is his, his is mine: one flesh
[With biblical allusion to Gen. 2:24]
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  • Man and wife, by their marriage union, become one flesh; Christ and true believers, by this union, become one spirit.
  • But we must remember the Lord's stress that marriage is the union of one flesh.
  • Children express the two in one flesh of marriage.
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