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1 Corinthians 11:2-16 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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2 Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you. 2 I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the teachings, just as I passed them on to you.
3 But I would have you know , that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God. 3 Now I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.
4 Every man praying or prophesying , having his head covered, dishonoureth his head. 4 Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head.
5 But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven . 5 And every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head--it is just as though her head were shaved.
6 For if the woman be not covered , let her also be shorn : but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven , let her be covered . 6 If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off; and if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head.
7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man. 7 A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.
8 For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man. 8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man;
9 Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man. 9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.
10 For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels. 10 For this reason, and because of the angels, the woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head.
11 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. 11 In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.
12 For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God. 12 For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.
13 Judge in yourselves : is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered? 13 Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?
14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair , it is a shame unto him? 14 Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,
15 But if a woman have long hair , it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering. 15 but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.
16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God. 16 If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice--nor do the churches of God.