5 but every wifea who prays or 1prophesies 2with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since it is the same 3as if her head were shaven.

References for 1 Corinthians 11:5

    • ‰ 11:5 - In verses 5-13, the Greek word gune is translated wife in verses that deal with wearing a veil, a sign of being married in first-century culture
      6 For if a wife will not cover her head, then she should cut her hair short. But since it is disgraceful for a wife to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her head.
      7 For a man ought not to cover his head, since 4he is the image and glory of God, but 5woman is the glory of man.

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      8 For 6man was not made from woman, but woman from man.

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      9 Neither was man created for woman, but 7woman for man.

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      10 That is why a wife ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.b

      References for 1 Corinthians 11:10

        • Š 11:10 - Or messengers, that is, people sent to observe and report