1 Corinthians 11:9
New International Version
neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

New Living Translation
And man was not made for woman, but woman was made for man.

English Standard Version
Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

Berean Study Bible
Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.

Berean Literal Bible
For truly man was not created on account of the woman, but woman on account of the man.

New American Standard Bible
for indeed man was not created for the woman's sake, but woman for the man's sake.

King James Bible
Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

Christian Standard Bible
Neither was man created for the sake of woman, but woman for the sake of man.

Contemporary English Version
He wasn't created for her. She was created for him.

Good News Translation
Nor was man created for woman's sake, but woman was created for man's sake.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And man was not created for woman, but woman for man.

International Standard Version
and man was not created for woman, but woman for man.

NET Bible
Neither was man created for the sake of woman, but woman for man.

New Heart English Bible
for neither was man created for the woman, but woman for the man.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For neither was Man created for the sake of Woman, but Woman for the sake of Man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Man wasn't created for woman but woman for man.

New American Standard 1977
for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man.

King James 2000 Bible
Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

American King James Version
Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

American Standard Version
for neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the man was not created for the woman, but the woman for the man.

Darby Bible Translation
For also man was not created for the sake of the woman, but woman for the sake of the man.

English Revised Version
for neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man:

Webster's Bible Translation
Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man.

Weymouth New Testament
For man was not created for woman's sake, but woman for man's.

World English Bible
for neither was man created for the woman, but woman for the man.

Young's Literal Translation
for a man also was not created because of the woman, but a woman because of the man;
Study Bible
Roles in Worship
8For man did not come from woman, but woman from man. 9Neither was man created for woman, but woman for man. 10For this reason a woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:18
The LORD God also said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make for him a suitable helper."

Genesis 2:22
And from the rib that the LORD God had taken from the man, He made a woman and brought her to him.

1 Corinthians 11:10
For this reason a woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels.

Treasury of Scripture

Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

the man.

Genesis 2:18,20,23,24
And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him…







Lexicon
Neither
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

{was} man
ἀνὴρ (anēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

created
ἐκτίσθη (ektisthē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2936: To create, form, shape, make, always of God. Probably akin to ktaomai; to fabricate, i.e. Found.

for
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

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

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

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.

for
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

man.
ἄνδρα (andra)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.
Verse 9. - But the woman for the man. As is expressly stated in Genesis 2:18. 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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