1 Corinthians 11:7

7 A man ought not to cover his head,[a] since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man.

1 Corinthians 11:7 in Other Translations

KJV
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.
ESV
7 For a man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man.
NLT
7 A man should not wear anything on his head when worshiping, for man is made in God’s image and reflects God’s glory. And woman reflects man’s glory.
MSG
7 men and women, who far too often butt heads with each other, submit their "heads" to the Head: God.
CSB
7 A man, in fact, should not cover his head, because he is God's image and glory, but woman is man's glory.

1 Corinthians 11:7 In-Context

5 But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head—it is the same as having her head shaved.
6 For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head.
7 A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man.
8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man;
9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Genesis 1:26; Genesis 5:1; Genesis 9:6; James 3:9

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or 4"Every man who prays or prophesies with long hair dishonors his head. " 5"But every woman who prays or prophesies with no covering of hair dishonors her head—she is just like one of the “shorn women.” " 6"If a woman has no covering, let her be for now with short hair; but since it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair shorn or shaved, she should grow it again. " 7"A man ought not to have long hair"
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