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.

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

New King James Version
Nor was man created for the woman, but woman for the man.

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

NASB 1995
for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.

NASB 1977
for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.

Amplified Bible
for indeed man was not created for the sake of woman, but woman for the sake of man.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literal Standard Version
for also was a man not created because of the woman, but a woman because of the 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.

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;

Additional Translations ...
Context
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…









Verse 9. - But the woman for the man. As is expressly stated in Genesis 2:18.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

{was} man
ἀνὴρ (anēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 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 2936: To create, form, shape, make, always of God. Probably akin to ktaomai; to fabricate, i.e. Found.

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

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

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

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

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

man.
ἄνδρα (andra)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.


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