1 Corinthians 11:12
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New International Version
For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.

New Living Translation
For although the first woman came from man, every other man was born from a woman, and everything comes from God.

English Standard Version
for as woman was made from man, so man is now born of woman. And all things are from God.

Berean Study Bible
For just as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.

Berean Literal Bible
For just as the woman is of the man, so also the man is by the woman. And all things are of God.

New American Standard Bible
For as the woman originates from the man, so also the man has his birth through the woman; and all things originate from God.

King James Bible
For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For just as woman came from man, so man comes through woman, and all things come from God.

International Standard Version
For as woman came from man, so man comes through woman. But everything comes from God.

NET Bible
For just as woman came from man, so man comes through woman. But all things come from God.

New Heart English Bible
For as woman came from man, so a man also comes through a woman; but all things are from God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Just as Woman is from Man, in this way also, a man is by a woman, but everything is from God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As a woman came into existence from a man, so men come into existence by women, but everything comes from God.

New American Standard 1977
For as the woman originates from the man, so also the man has his birth through the woman; and all things originate from God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

King James 2000 Bible
For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.

American King James Version
For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

American Standard Version
For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For as the woman is of the man, so also is the man by the woman: but all things of God.

Darby Bible Translation
For as the woman [is] of the man, so also [is] the man by the woman, but all things of God.

English Revised Version
For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
For as the woman is from the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things from God.

Weymouth New Testament
For just as woman originates from man, so also man comes into existence through woman, but everything springs originally from God.

World English Bible
For as woman came from man, so a man also comes through a woman; but all things are from God.

Young's Literal Translation
for as the woman is of the man, so also the man is through the woman, and the all things are of God.
Study Bible
Roles in Worship
11In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman. 12For just as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God. 13Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?…
Cross References
Romans 11:36
For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever! Amen.

1 Corinthians 11:11
In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.

2 Corinthians 5:18
All this is from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation:
Treasury of Scripture

For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

but.

1 Corinthians 8:6 But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, …

Proverbs 16:4 The LORD has made all things for himself: yes, even the wicked for …

Romans 11:36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom …

Hebrews 1:2,3 Has in these last days spoken to us by his Son, whom he has appointed …

(12) For as the woman is of the man.--An appeal to the original act of creation proves the truth of the previous statement of the interdependence of the sexes. If already (1Corinthians 11:7) the fact of woman's having been taken out of man was used as an argument to prove her subordination, there is now coupled with that fact of the origin of woman that other fact of the perpetual birth of man from woman, to show that there is a mutual relation. The first woman was made out of man; therefore woman is dependent on man. Every man has been born of a woman; therefore man is not independent of woman. In the Greek the word rendered "of" represents a finite act--the word rendered "by" a continued process.

But all things of God.--Thus, as usual, St. Paul completes the thought by tracing all up to God. The mediate processes of their origin may differ, but the source of their being is common--they, and all beings, and all things, and the sequence of all things come of God. (See 1Corinthians 8:6; Romans 11:36; 2Corinthians 5:18.)

Verse 12. - By the woman; that is, "born of a woman" (Job 14:1). But all things of God. And all things also "through him and to him," made by him, and tending to him as their end (Romans 11:56). For as the woman is of the man,.... Originally; so Eve was of Adam, made out of one of his ribs:

even so is the man also by the woman; now man is born of a woman, he is conceived of one, and brought into the world by one. This is the way in which mankind is propagated, the species preserved, continued, and increased; and therefore there is no reason why the woman should be despised, or the man should be lifted up with himself above her, since they are so dependent upon, and so useful to each other:

but all things of God. The Arabic version reads it, "all creatures are of God"; which is true, but not the truth of these words, which are to be restrained to the subject of the discourse; as that both the man and the woman are of God; they are made by him, and after his image and likeness; that the man is the glory of God, and the woman the glory of the man; the authority of the man over the woman, and the subjection of the woman to the man, are of God, and according to his constitution and appointment; as also that the woman should be of the man, and for his sake, and that the man should be by the woman, and neither should be without the other: these are not things of human constitution, but are settled by the wise counsel of God, and therefore to be cheerfully submitted to, as the best order of things. 12. As the woman was formed out of (from) the man, even so is man born by means of woman; but all things (including both man and woman) are from God as their source (Ro 11:36; 2Co 5:18). They depend mutually each on the other, and both on him.11:2-16 Here begin particulars respecting the public assemblies, ch. 1Co 14. In the abundance of spiritual gifts bestowed on the Corinthians, some abuses had crept in; but as Christ did the will, and sought the honour of God, so the Christian should avow his subjection to Christ, doing his will and seeking his glory. We should, even in our dress and habit, avoid every thing that may dishonour Christ. The woman was made subject to man, because made for his help and comfort. And she should do nothing, in Christian assemblies, which looked like a claim of being equal. She ought to have power, that is, a veil, on her head, because of the angels. Their presence should keep Christians from all that is wrong while in the worship of God. Nevertheless, the man and the woman were made for one another. They were to be mutual comforts and blessings, not one a slave, and the other a tyrant. God has so settled matters, both in the kingdom of providence and that of grace, that the authority and subjection of each party should be for mutual help and benefit. It was the common usage of the churches, for women to appear in public assemblies, and join in public worship, veiled; and it was right that they should do so. The Christian religion sanctions national customs wherever these are not against the great principles of truth and holiness; affected singularities receive no countenance from any thing in the Bible.
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