1 Corinthians 11:1-11 NIV

1 Follow my example,1 as I follow the example of Christ.2

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Propriety in Worship

2 I praise you3 for remembering me in everything4 and for holding to the teachings,a just as I passed them on to you.5

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    • a 11:2 - Or "traditions"
      3 Now I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ,6 and the head of the woman is man,7 and the head of Christ is God.8

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      4 Every man who prays or prophesies9 with his head covered dishonors his head.

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      5 And every woman who prays or prophesies10 with her head uncovered dishonors her head--it is just as though her head were shaved.11

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      6 If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off; and if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head.
      7 A man ought not to cover his head,b since he is the image12 and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

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        • b 11:7 - -7 Or "4 Every man who prays or prophesies with long hair dishonors his head. 5 And every woman who prays or prophesies with no covering" ["of hair"] "on her head 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;13

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          9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.14

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          10 For this reason, and because of the angels, the woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head.
          11 In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.