1 Corinthians 11:7
New International Version
A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
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.

Berean Study Bible
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.

Berean Literal Bible
For truly a man ought not to cover the head, being the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

New American Standard Bible
For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

King James Bible
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.

Christian Standard Bible
A man should not cover his head, because he is the image and glory of God. So too, woman is the glory of man.

Contemporary English Version
Men were created to be like God and to bring honor to God. This means a man should not wear anything on his head. Women were created to bring honor to men.

Good News Translation
A man has no need to cover his head, because he reflects the image and glory of God. But woman reflects the glory of man;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man, in fact, should not cover his head, because he is God's image and glory, but woman is man's glory.

International Standard Version
A man should not cover his head, because he exists as God's image and glory. But the woman is man's glory.

NET Bible
For a man should not have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God. But the woman is the glory of the man.

New Heart English Bible
For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God, but the woman is the glory of the man.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For a man ought not to cover his head, because he is the image and the glory of God, but a woman is the glory of Man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A man should not cover his head. He is God's image and glory. The woman, however, is man's glory.

New American Standard 1977
For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

Jubilee Bible 2000
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.

King James 2000 Bible
For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

American King James Version
For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, for as much as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

American Standard Version
For a man indeed ought not to have his head veiled, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The man indeed ought not to cover his head, because he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.

Darby Bible Translation
For man indeed ought not to have his head covered, being God's image and glory; but woman is man's glory.

English Revised Version
For a man indeed ought not to have his head veiled, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
For a man ought not to have a veil on his head, since he is the image and glory of God; while woman is the glory of man.

World English Bible
For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God, but the woman is the glory of the man.

Young's Literal Translation
for a man, indeed, ought not to cover the head, being the image and glory of God, and a woman is the glory of a man,
Study Bible GRK ▾ 
Roles in Worship
6If a woman does not cover her head, let her hair be cut off. And if it is shameful for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head. 7A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man. 8For man did not come from woman, but woman from man.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:26
Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness, to rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, and over all the earth itself and every creature that crawls upon it."

Genesis 1:27
So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.

Genesis 5:1
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, He made him in His own likeness.

Genesis 9:6
Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man his blood will be shed; for in His own image God has made mankind.

Proverbs 12:4
A wife of noble character is her husband's crown, but she who causes shame is like decay in his bones.

1 Corinthians 11:6
If a woman does not cover her head, let her hair be cut off. And if it is shameful for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head.

2 Corinthians 8:23
As for Titus, he is my partner and fellow worker among you. As for our brothers, they are messengers of the churches to the glory of Christ.

James 3:9
With the tongue we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God's likeness.

Treasury of Scripture

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, for as much as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

he is.

Genesis 1:26,27 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and …

Genesis 5:1 This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God …

Genesis 9:6 Whoever sheds man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in …

Psalm 8:6 You made him to have dominion over the works of your hands; you have …

James 3:9 Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, …

but.

1 Corinthians 11:3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; …

Genesis 3:16 To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your …







Lexicon
A man
Ἀνὴρ (Anēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

ought
ὀφείλει (opheilei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3784: Or, its prolonged form opheileo probably from the base of ophelos; to owe; figuratively, to be under obligation; morally, to fail in duty.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

to cover
κατακαλύπτεσθαι (katakalyptesthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's Greek 2619: To veil, cover the head. From kata and kalupto; to cover wholly, i.e. Veil.

[his]
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

head,
κεφαλήν (kephalēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2776: From the primary kapto; the head, literally or figuratively.

[since] he is
ὑπάρχων (hyparchōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5225: To begin, am, exist, be in possession. From hupo and archomai; to begin under, i.e. Come into existence; expletively, to exist (verb).

[the] image
εἰκὼν (eikōn)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1504: An image, likeness, bust. From eiko; a likeness, i.e. statue, profile, or representation, resemblance.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

glory
δόξα (doxa)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.

of God;
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

but
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

woman
γυνὴ (gynē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

[the] glory
δόξα (doxa)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1391: From the base of dokeo; glory, in a wide application.

of man.
ἀνδρός (andros)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.
(7) For a man indeed.--In 1Corinthians 11:4-7 the argument against the woman's head being uncovered was based upon (a) the woman's relation to man, and (b) the man's relation to Christ in the Church. In the three following verses, 1Corinthians 11:7-9, the ground of the argument is changed, and the same conclusion is arrived at from a review of (a) the woman's relation to man, and (b) man's relation to God in the physical Creation. The external form of this argument is the same as that adopted previously. The Apostle first states what the man must not do, and then conversely what the woman must do. The Apostle here takes up the order of creation mentioned in Genesis 1, 2, and the argument runs thus:--Man was made in the image of God, and is the glory of God; but woman is the glory of the man (for woman was made out of man, and also man was not created for woman, but woman for--i.e., as a help-meet for--man). Therefore man, as a created being, according to the accepted order of creation, is the direct representative of God, and woman the direct representative of man (and only indirectly and through him of God). The spiritual equality of man and wife does not upset this relationship, and therefore an attempt to destroy the outward expression of it is to be condemned, as it would soon lead to an obliteration of the fact itself.

It is to be remembered all through this passage (and it gives a further emphasis to the allusion to Adam and Eve) that St. Paul is only speaking of married women--it is most unlikely that any case had occurred of an unmarried woman attempting such an outrage upon social feeling and national custom. The Greek women when in public (except those of avowedly bad character) either wore a veil or drew the peplum, or shawl, over their heads.

Verse 7. - He is the image and glory of God. Because he reflects and partakes in the glory of Christ, who is the effulgence of God and the impress of his substance (Genesis 1:27; Psalm 8:6; Hebrews 1:2). The woman is the glory of the man. As moonlight is to sunlight, or as the earthshine is to the moonshine. Man reflects God; woman, in her general nature in this earthly and temporal dispensation, reflects the glory of man. 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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