1 Corinthians 11:1-11 NIV

1 Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.

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On Covering the Head in Worship

2 I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the traditions just as I passed them on to you.

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      3 But I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man,a and the head of Christ is God.

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        •  11:3 - Or "of the wife is her husband"
          4 Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head.

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          5 But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head—it is the same as having her head shaved.

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          6 For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head.
          7 A man ought not to cover his head,b since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man.

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            • € 11:7 - Or 4"Every man who prays or prophesies with long hair dishonors his head. " 5"But every woman who prays or prophesies with no covering of hair dishonors her head—she is just like one of the “shorn women.” " 6"If a woman has no covering, let her be for now with short hair; but since it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair shorn or shaved, she should grow it again. " 7"A man ought not to have long hair"
              8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man;

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              9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

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              10 It is for this reason that a woman ought to have authority over her ownc head, because of the angels.

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                •  11:10 - Or "have a sign of authority on her"
                  11 Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.