Ephesians 5:31-32

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31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Literal Reading

This passage is cited here as "accepting" events of early Genesis as literally true. See comment here.
Also cited similarly by Jacaf.
But notice that the "great mystery" is the figurative, not literal joining of Christ and his people! —BP

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