2. Marriage can only be between a man and a woman. In creating marriage, God defined it precisely. Genesis 224 states, "For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh." Marriage can only be between a man and a woman where they are joined together as a single entity. Mariage is honorable in all, and the bed vndefiled but whoremongers, and adulterers God will iudge. King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge. New American Standard Version (1995).