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neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.
King James Bible
Neither was the man 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.
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;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Neither was the man created, etc. - Και γαρ ουκ εκτισθη· for the man was not created upon the woman's account. The reason is plain from what is mentioned above; and from the original creation of woman she was made for the man, to be his proper or suitable helper.
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Text: Second Corinthians 11, 19-33; 12, 1-9. 19 For ye bear with the foolish gladly, being wise yourselves. 20 For ye bear with a man, if he bringeth you into bondage, if he devoureth you, if he taketh you captive, if he exalteth himself, if he smiteth you on the face. 21 I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet whereinsoever any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also. 22 Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? so am …
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The LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him."
Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.
1 Corinthians 11:10
It is for this reason that a woman ought to have authority over her own head, because of the angels.
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