1 Corinthians 11:2-16 NRS

2 I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions just as I handed them on to you.
3 But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the husband a is the head of his wife, b and God is the head of Christ.

References for 1 Corinthians 11:3

    • “ 11:3 - The same Greek word means [man] or [husband]
    • ” 11:3 - Or [head of the woman]
      4 Any man who prays or prophesies with something on his head disgraces his head,
      5 but any woman who prays or prophesies with her head unveiled disgraces her head—it is one and the same thing as having her head shaved.
      6 For if a woman will not veil herself, then she should cut off her hair; but if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or to be shaved, she should wear a veil.
      7 For a man ought not to have his head veiled, since he is the image and reflection c of God; but woman is the reflection d of man.

      References for 1 Corinthians 11:7

        • • 11:7 - Or [glory]
        • – 11:7 - Or [glory]
          8 Indeed, man was not made from woman, but woman from man.
          9 Neither was man created for the sake of woman, but woman for the sake of man.
          10 For this reason a woman ought to have a symbol of e authority on her head, f because of the angels.

          References for 1 Corinthians 11:10

            • — 11:10 - Gk lacks [a symbol of]
            • ˜ 11:10 - Or [have freedom of choice regarding her head]
              11 Nevertheless, in the Lord woman is not independent of man or man independent of woman.
              12 For just as woman came from man, so man comes through woman; but all things come from God.
              13 Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head unveiled?
              14 Does not nature itself teach you that if a man wears long hair, it is degrading to him,
              15 but if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
              16 But if anyone is disposed to be contentious—we have no such custom, nor do the churches of God.