This (touto). Probably the preceding one about the head-dress of women, and transition to what follows. I praise you not (ouk epainw). In contrast to the praise in John 11:2 . For the better (ei to kreisson). Neuter articular comparative of kratu, but used as comparative of kalo, good. Attic form kreitton. For the worse (ei to hsson). Old comparative from hka, softly, used as comparative of kako, bad. In N.T. only here and 2 Corinthians 12:15 .