Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.

King James Version

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Holman Bible

But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.

International Standard Version

Now I want you to realize that the Messiah is the head of every man, and man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

But I want you to know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of a woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

American Standard Version

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Amplified

But I want you to know and realize that Christ is the Head of every man, the head of a woman is her husband, and the Head of Christ is God.

An Understandable Version

But I want you to know that Christ is the [spiritual] head [i.e., authority] over every man; and the man is the [spiritual] head over the woman [Note: The Greek words for "woman" and "wife" are the same. "Wife" is obviously meant by the context]; and God is the head over Christ.

Anderson New Testament

But I wish you to know, that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Bible in Basic English

But it is important for you to keep this fact in mind, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

Common New Testament

But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but I would have you take notice, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the wife, is the man; and the head of Christ, is God.

Darby Translation

But I wish you to know that the Christ is the head of every man, but woman's head is the man, and the Christ's head God.

Godbey New Testament

But I wish you to know, that Christ is the head of every man; and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, while a woman's head is her husband, and Christ's head is God.

John Wesley New Testament

But I would have you know, that the head of the woman is the man, and the head of every man is Christ, and the head of Christ is God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I would have you know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

Julia Smith Translation

And I will you to know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman the man; and the head of Christ God.

King James 2000

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man [is the] head of the woman, and [the] head of Christ [is] God.

Modern King James verseion

But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I would ye knew that Christ is the head of every man; and the man is the woman's head; and God is Christ's head.

Moffatt New Testament

But I would like you to understand this: Christ is the head of every man, man is the head of woman, and God is the head of Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

But I wish you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, and of a wife her husband is head; and that God is head of Christ.

NET Bible

But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.

New Heart English Bible

But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

Noyes New Testament

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Sawyer New Testament

But I wish you to know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman, the man, and the head of Christ, God.

The Emphasized Bible

But I wish you to know - that, the head of every man, is, the Christ, and, the head of a woman, is, the man; and, the head of the Christ, is, God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I desire you to take notice that the head of every man is Christ; but the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But I am anxious that you should understand that the Christ is the Head of every man, that man is the Head of woman, and that God is the Head of the Christ.

Webster

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Weymouth New Testament

I would have you know, however, that of every man, Christ is the Head, that of a woman her husband is the Head, and that God is Christ's Head.

Williams New Testament

But I want you to realize the fact that Christ is the Head of every man, that the husband is the head of the wife, and that God is the Head of Christ.

World English Bible

But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

Worrell New Testament

But I wish you to know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the wife is the husband, and the head of Christ is God.

Worsley New Testament

But I would have you know that Christ is the head of every man; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I wish you to know that of every man the head is the Christ, and the head of a woman is the husband, and the head of Christ is God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the head
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63
Usage: 63
Usage: 63

of every
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

and
δέ 
De 
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184
Usage: 2184

of the woman
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

is the man
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

References

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Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Concerning Head Coverings In Worship

2 Now I praise you because you remember me in everything and hold firmly to the traditions, just as I delivered them to you. 3 But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ. 4 Every man who has something on his head while praying or prophesying disgraces his head.



Cross References

Genesis 3:16

To the woman He said, "I will greatly multiply Your pain in childbirth, In pain you will bring forth children; Yet your desire will be for your husband, And he will rule over you."

1 Corinthians 3:23

and you belong to Christ; and Christ belongs to God.

Ephesians 4:15

but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,

Colossians 1:18

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

Colossians 2:19

and not holding fast to the head, from whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God.

Isaiah 49:3-6

He said to Me, "You are My Servant, Israel, In Whom I will show My glory."

Isaiah 52:13

Behold, My servant will prosper, He will be high and lifted up and greatly exalted.

Isaiah 55:4

"Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples, A leader and commander for the peoples.

Isaiah 61:1-4

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, Because the LORD has anointed me To bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to captives And freedom to prisoners;

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

John 3:34-36

"For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit without measure.

John 5:20-30

"For the Father loves the Son, and shows Him all things that He Himself is doing; and the Father will show Him greater works than these, so that you will marvel.

John 14:28

"You heard that I said to you, 'I go away, and I will come to you ' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced because I go to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

John 17:2-5

even as You gave Him authority over all flesh, that to all whom You have given Him, He may give eternal life.

1 Corinthians 15:27-28

For HE HAS PUT ALL THINGS IN SUBJECTION UNDER HIS FEET But when He says, "All things are put in subjection," it is evident that He is excepted who put all things in subjection to Him.

Ephesians 1:20-23

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Philippians 2:7-11

but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men.

Colossians 2:10

and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority;

Colossians 3:18

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

1 Peter 3:1

In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,

1 Peter 3:5-6

For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their own husbands;

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