1 Corinthians 11:15
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New International Version
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.

New Living Translation
And isn't long hair a woman's pride and joy? For it has been given to her as a covering.

English Standard Version
but if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

Berean Study Bible
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.

Berean Literal Bible
but if a woman has long hair, it is to her glory? For the long hair instead of a covering is given to her.

New American Standard Bible
but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

King James Bible
But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her as a covering.

International Standard Version
nor that hair is a woman's glory, since hair is given as a substitute for coverings.

NET Bible
but if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

New Heart English Bible
But if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given to her for a covering.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And whenever a woman grows her hair, it is a glory to her, because her hair is given to her in place of a covering.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Doesn't it teach you that it is a woman's pride to wear her hair long? Her hair is given to her in place of a covering.

New American Standard 1977
but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But if a woman lets her hair grow, it is a glory to her; for her hair is given her for a covering.

King James 2000 Bible
But if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

American King James Version
But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

American Standard Version
But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if a woman nourish her hair, it is a glory to her; for her hair is given to her for a covering.

Darby Bible Translation
But woman, if she have long hair, [it is] glory to her; for the long hair is given [to her] in lieu of a veil.

English Revised Version
But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

Webster's Bible Translation
But if a woman hath long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

Weymouth New Testament
but that if a woman has long hair it is her glory, because her hair was given her for a covering?

World English Bible
But if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given to her for a covering.

Young's Literal Translation
and a woman, if she have long hair, a glory it is to her, because the hair instead of a covering hath been given to her;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
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.
Study Bible
Roles in Worship
14Doesn’t nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair it is a disgrace to him, 15but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering. 16If anyone is inclined to dispute this, we have no other practice, nor do the churches of God.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 11:14
Doesn't nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair it is a disgrace to him,

1 Corinthians 11:16
If anyone is inclined to dispute this, we have no other practice, nor do the churches of God.
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But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

covering. or, veil.

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