For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.113
Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?
Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.
If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice--nor do the churches of God.2
In the following directives I have no praise for you,3 for your meetings do more harm than good.
In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions4 among you, and to some extent I believe it.
No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God's approval.520
When you come together, it is not the Lord's Supper you eat,
for as you eat, each of you goes ahead without waiting for anybody else.6 One remains hungry, another gets drunk.
Don't you have homes to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God7 and humiliate those who have nothing?8 What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you9 for this? Certainly not!