Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh. Gen 2:24
The primitive root
Strong’s H1 אב ab, a primitive noun (with no verbal root) meaning, “father.” The pictographs are aleph + bet.
aleph א = the ox head, thus strength, power, leader
bet ב = the house, thus house, household, family, in, within
The story being told is that the father is the strong one (aleph) of the house (bet).
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