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1 Corinthians 11:8 DBY

8 For man is not of woman, but woman of man.

Study tools for 1 Corinthians 11:8

  • a 11:2 - The word translated 'directed,' 'directions,' is used for any instruction or ordinance delivered by word of mouth or writing. As 'instructions,' 2Thess. 2.15.
  • b 11:7 - Aner: 'man' in contrast with 'woman:' see John 6.10.
  • c 11:7 - Lit. 'the.'
  • d 11:7 - Or 'to cover his head;' middle voice: see Note, ch. 10.2.
  • e 11:10 - i.e. a token of the authority under which she stands.
  • f 11:10 - Lit. 'the.'
  • g 11:14 - I have not changed the effect of the rapidity of the apostle's style here, to make a smoother sentence, as the sense is clear.
  • h 11:17 - The Greek word is used in New Testament for 'charging,' or 'commanding:' see Matt. 10.5; Luke 5.14, 'enjoined'; 1 Thess. 4.11.
  • i 11:17 - See 'I praise' in ver. 2.
  • j 11:17 - Or 'because.'
  • k 11:19 - 'Schools' or 'parties' after a man's own opinion, as Gal. 5.20.
  • l 11:22 - Or 'nothing' or 'none.'
  • m 11:24 - 'For the calling of me to mind.' The word translated 'remembrance' has an active signification of 'recalling' or 'calling to mind,' as a memorial. Cf. Heb. 10.3, 'a calling to mind of sins.'
  • n 11:25 - Or 'after the supper,' from deipneo, to have a meal.
  • o 11:25 - En: see Note c, Matt. 3.11.
  • p 11:29 - Krima, i.e. anything that can be laid to our charge, or the subject of a judge's sentence. As 'sentence of guilt,' Rom. 13.2. Christ's krima was written on the cross.
  • q 11:31 - 'Judged ourselves' is not the same in Greek as 'judged,' used later in this ver. and in ver. 32, but as 'distinguish the Lord's body,' ver. 29. But 'distinguish' does not imply the active exercise of judgment on our own state, nor a formal scrutiny. Here the force is, If I scrutinize and judge myself, I shall not come under an actual judgment from the Lord's hand. Judging oneself has this force in English, while the Lord's judgment is felt to be a positive result of judgment exercised towards us.
  • r 11:34 - See Note, ver. 29.