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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.”
King James Version (KJV)
But if a woman haue long haire, it is a glory to her: for her haire is giuen her for a couering.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original 1 Corinthians chapter 11
but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
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 (1901)
But if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given to her for a covering.
- Basic English Bible
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.
- Darby Bible
But if a woman nourish her hair, it is a glory to her; for her hair is given to her for a covering.
- Douay Rheims Bible
But if a woman hath long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.
- Webster's Bible
but that if a woman has long hair it is her glory, because her hair was given her for a covering?
- Weymouth Bible
But if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given to her for a covering.
- World English Bible
but if a womman nurische longe heer, it is glorie to hir, for heeris ben youun to hir for keueryng.
- Wycliffe Bible
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;
- Youngs Literal Bible
pam's comment on 2015-05-26 21:06:25:
First, what does one consider long hair. My hair does not hang down my back so am I to cover my hear in shame. No. Does that make The Most High GOD not love me. Please pray if any man or woman believe that 1Cor 11:14,15 states otherwise. Pray and ask for true meaning of all things...SHALAM
carroll price's comment on 2015-03-11 20:19:48:
This scripture, like many other contentious verses found in the Bible, were in all likelihood, spoken in jest or as an idle afterthought.
Pastor Hope Iwueze's comment on 2015-01-08 05:29:00:
God 's word can not change, no matter the age it remains the same. 1Cor 11:5 the Holy Spirit clearly stated it, that women should cover their head not hair. While praying, preaching, and prophesying. All these are sacrifice that need to be done in obideint, God said to obey is better than sacrifice. Because is on the head that hair grew. the word cover in Greek kalupto means to veil, hide, conceal. because of the angels, who are the pastors in the church. God 's organigram for the Church are. Jesus
Victor's comment on 2014-02-20 00:35:59:
If a woman have long hair it is a glory to her for her hair is given her for a covering The covering here is not d same with the covering in 1corinthians 11 5 The bible made a specification about a woman praying or prophesying should cover her head Let us obey God After the praying or prophesying you can remove the covering and have your long hair which is your covering against been shorn It for your glory not any others
Liberty's comment on 2013-06-13 00:01:55:
But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering. The word covering in this context refers to beauty. It is a glory to her and not covering in lieu for a veil. If the it is for covering then what is the essence of Paul discussing the subject knowing full well that every woman has hair on her head. Paul can not contradict himself.
Constance Scott's comment on 2010-12-30 19:51:41:
This scripture has been used for years as a tool for sin toward woman that cut their hair. I am a Saved woman and just had seventeen inches cut from my head due to having bad headachs. People looked at me as if i had lost my mind. But I know the scripture is used out of content. It siad that if a woman has long hair it is "her" glory not anyone elses glory.It never said its a sin to cut her hair,or that a woman has got to have long hair in order to be or stay saved. Dont get me wrong I think I and most Woman look and like long hair ,but we have to know that God is much bigger and more concerned about better things than this small and unpresidented issue. Now Im not saying that woman ought to go cutting off all their hair because if you have a husband, I believe its something to be talked about with your spouse.Truly let these words I speak to you be my personal thouhgt and some be of truth.Heavenly smiles Constance Scott.
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