but if a womanhaslonghair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
But ifone is inclined to be contentious, 1we havenoaotherpractice, nor have 2the churches of God.
But in givingthisinstruction, 3I do not praise you, because you cometogether not for the better but for the worse.
For, in the first place, when you cometogetherbas a church, I hear that c4divisionsexistamong you; and in part I believe it.
For there 5mustalso be factionsamong you, 6so that those who are approved may becomedevidentamong you.
20Therefore when you meettogether , it is not to eat the Lord'sSupper,
for in your eatingeachonetakes his ownsupperfirst ; and one is hungry and 7another is drunk.
22What ! Do you not havehouses in which to eat and drink ? Or do you despise the 8church of God and 9shamethose who havenothing ? What shall I say to you? Shall 10I praise you? In this I will not praise you.
For 11I received from the Lord that which I alsodelivered to you, that 12the LordJesus in the night in which He was betrayedtookbread ;
and when He had giventhanks, He broke it and said, "This is My body, which is for you; dothis in remembrance of Me."25
In the sameway He took 13the cupalsoaftersupper, saying, "Thiscup is the 14newcovenant in My blood ; dothis, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me."