Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
But
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

you
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

man
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

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Concerning Head Coverings In Worship

2 Now I praise you, brethren, because you remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you. 3 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. 4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head.



Cross References

Genesis 3:16

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; in sorrow you shall bring forth children; and your desire shall be to your husband, and he shall rule over you.

1 Corinthians 3:23

And you are Christ's; and Christ is God's.

Ephesians 4:15

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, who is the head, even Christ:

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Colossians 2:19

And not holding the Head, from whom all the body by joints and ligaments having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increases with the increase of God.

Isaiah 49:3-6

And said unto me, You are my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glorified.

Isaiah 52:13

Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.

Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

Isaiah 61:1-4

The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

John 3:34-36

For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God: for God gives not the Spirit by measure unto him.

John 5:20-30

For the Father loves the Son, and shows him all things that he himself does: and he will show him greater works than these, that you may marvel.

John 14:28

You have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If you loved me, you would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

John 17:2-5

As you have given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as you have given him.

1 Corinthians 15:27-28

For he has put all things under his feet. But when he says all things are put under him, it is clear that he is excepted, who did put all things under him.

Ephesians 1:20-23

Which he performed in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Philippians 2:7-11

But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

Colossians 2:10

And you are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and power:

Colossians 3:18

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fitting in the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

1 Peter 3:1

Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conduct of the wives;

1 Peter 3:5-6

For after this manner in former times the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:

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