34 Womena should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says.

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    •  14:34 - Or "peace. As in all the congregations of the Lord’s people, " 34"women"
      35 If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church.b

      References for 1 Corinthians 14:35

        • Ž 14:35 - In a few manuscripts these verses come after verse 40.
          36 Or did the word of God originate with you? Or are you the only people it has reached?

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          37 If anyone thinks they are a prophet or otherwise gifted by the Spirit, let them acknowledge that what I am writing to you is the Lord’s command.
          38 But if anyone ignores this, they will themselves be ignored.c

          References for 1 Corinthians 14:38

            •  14:38 - Some manuscripts "But anyone who is ignorant of this will be ignorant"
              39 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues.

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              40 But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way.

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