for indeedman was not created for the woman'ssake, but 1woman for the man'ssake.
10Therefore the womanought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.
11However, in the Lord, neither is womanaindependent of man, nor is manbindependent of woman.
For as the womancoriginates from the man, soalso the man has his birth through the woman ; and 2allthingsdoriginate 3from God.
134Judgeefor yourselves : is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered ?
Does not evennatureitselfteach you that if a manhaslonghair, it is a dishonor to him,
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, 5we havenofotherpractice, nor have 6the churches of God.
But in givingthisinstruction, 7I do not praise you, because you cometogether not for the better but for the worse.
For, in the first place, when you cometogethergas a church, I hear that h8divisionsexistamong you; and in part I believe it.
For there 9mustalso be factionsamong you, 10so that those who are approved may becomeievidentamong you.