Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

This is why a woman should have authority over her own head: because of the angels.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore the woman ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.

King James Version

For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

Holman Bible

This is why a woman should have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.

A Conservative Version

Because of this the woman ought to have authority over her head, because of the heavenly agents.

American Standard Version

for this cause ought the woman to have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels.

Amplified

Therefore she should [be subject to his authority and should] have a covering on her head [as a token, a symbol, of her submission to authority, that she may show reverence as do] the angels [and not displease them].

An Understandable Version

This [i.e., the order of creation] is the reason that the woman should have [a symbol of] authority on her [physical] head [i.e., hair or a shawl to indicate subjection to her husband], and because of the angels. [Note: This difficult phrase probably means that angels, who observe the activities of Christian assemblies, are pleased when they see things being done in their proper order].

Anderson New Testament

For this reason ought the woman to have a token of subjection on her head, on account of the angels.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason it is right for the woman to have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels.

Common New Testament

Therefore the woman ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore the woman ought to be veil'd, out of regard to the angels.

Darby Translation

Therefore ought the woman to have authority on her head, on account of the angels.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore the woman ought to have authority on her head, on account of the angels.

Goodspeed New Testament

That is why she ought to wear upon her head something to symbolize her subjection, out of respect to the angels, if to nobody else.

John Wesley New Testament

For this cause also the woman ought to have a veil upon her head, because of the angels.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this cause the woman ought to have authority over her head: because of the angels.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore the woman ought to have power upon the head for the angels.

King James 2000

For this cause ought the woman to have authority on her head because of the angels.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this, the woman ought to have [a symbol of] authority on her head, on account of the angels.

Modern King James verseion

For this reason the woman ought to have authority on her head because of the angels.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head, for the angels' sakes.

Moffatt New Testament

Therefore, in view of the angels, woman must wear a symbol of subjection on her head.

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason the woman ought to have authority over her head, because of her guardian angels.

NET Bible

For this reason a woman should have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.

New Heart English Bible

For this cause the woman ought to have authority on her head, because of the messengers.

Noyes New Testament

For this cause the woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels.

Sawyer New Testament

For this reason ought the woman to have a power [veil] on her head because of the angels.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, ought the woman to have, permission, upon her head, because of the messengers.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore ought the woman to retain upon her head [this badge of authority], because of the angels [of the churches].

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, therefore, a woman ought to wear on her head a symbol of her subjection, because of the presence of the angels.

Webster

For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head, because of the angels.

Weymouth New Testament

That is why a woman ought to have on her head a symbol of subjection, because of the angels.

Williams New Testament

This is why woman ought to wear upon her head a symbol of man's authority, especially out of respect to the angels.

World English Bible

For this cause the woman ought to have authority on her head, because of the angels.

Worrell New Testament

for this cause ought the woman to have a sign of authority on her head because of the angels.

Worsley New Testament

For this reason ought the woman to have power on her head, because of the angels.

Youngs Literal Translation

because of this the woman ought to have a token of authority upon the head, because of the messengers;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

ὀφείλω ὀφειλέω 
Opheilo 
ought, owe, be bound, be duty, be a debtor, be guilty, be indebted,
Usage: 24

the woman
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

to have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63

because of
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

Concerning Head Coverings In Worship

9 and man was not created for woman, but woman for man. 10 This is why a woman should have authority over her own head: because of the angels. 11 In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man of woman.



Cross References

Genesis 20:16

Abimelech also told Sarah, "Look! I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver to vindicate you in the eyes of all who are with you. As a result, you will be completely vindicated."

Genesis 24:64-65

Rebekah looked up, and when she saw Isaac, she quickly dismounted from her camel

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.

Hebrews 1:14

All of them are spirits on a divine mission, sent to serve those who are about to inherit salvation, aren't they?

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Never let your mouth cause you to sin and don't proclaim in the presence of the angel, "My promise was a mistake," for why should God be angry at your excuse and destroy what you've undertaken?

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