Parallel Verses

King James Version

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

New American Standard Bible

For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

Holman Bible

A man, in fact, should not cover his head, because he is God's image and glory, but woman is man's glory.

International Standard Version

A man should not cover his head, because he exists as God's image and glory. But the woman is man's glory.

A Conservative Version

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, being an image and glory of God, but woman is a glory of man.

American Standard Version

For a man indeed ought not to have his head veiled, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Amplified

For a man ought not to wear anything on his head [in church], for he is the image and [reflected] glory of God [ his function of government reflects the majesty of the divine Rule]; but woman is [the expression of] man's glory (majesty, preeminence).

An Understandable Version

But a man should certainly not cover his [physical] head [i.e., with "something hanging down," such as long hair or a cloth shawl. See verse 4], since he is the image and glory of God. But the woman [i.e., his wife] is the glory of the man [i.e., her husband].

Anderson New Testament

For a man ought not to vail his head, because he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.

Bible in Basic English

For it is not right for a man to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Common New Testament

For a man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

Daniel Mace New Testament

A man ought not to be veil'd: he has the honour of being invested with authority from God, and may glory in his priority to the woman.

Darby Translation

For man indeed ought not to have his head covered, being God's image and glory; but woman is man's glory.

Godbey New Testament

For a man ought not to cover his head, being the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.

Goodspeed New Testament

For a man ought not to wear anything on his head, for he is the image of God and reflects his glory; while woman is the reflection of man's glory.

John Wesley New Testament

A man indeed ought not to have his head covered, being the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.

Julia Smith Translation

For truly the man ought not to have the head covered, being the image and glory of God: and the woman is the glory of the man.

King James 2000

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For indeed a man ought not to cover his head, [because he] is the image and glory of God, but the woman is the glory of the man.

Modern King James verseion

For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God. But the woman is the glory of the man.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A man ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God. The woman is the glory of the man.

Moffatt New Testament

Man does not require to have a veil on his head, for he represents the likeness and supremacy of God; but woman represents the supremacy of man.

Montgomery New Testament

A man, indeed, ought not to have his head veiled, for he is an image and glory of God; but woman is a glory of man.

NET Bible

For a man should not have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God. But the woman is the glory of the man.

New Heart English Bible

For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God, but the woman is the glory of the man.

Noyes New Testament

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man;

Sawyer New Testament

For a man ought not to cover his head, being an image and glory of God; but the woman is a glory of man.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a man, indeed, ought not to be veiling his head, being, the image and glory of God, - but, the woman, is the glory of man;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For a man indeed ought not to veil his head, being the image and the glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.

Twentieth Century New Testament

A man ought not to have his head covered, for he has been from the beginning 'the likeness of God' and the reflection of his glory, but woman is the reflection of man's glory.

Webster

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Weymouth New Testament

For a man ought not to have a veil on his head, since he is the image and glory of God; while woman is the glory of man.

Williams New Testament

For a man ought not to wear anything on his head, because he is the image and reflected glory of God, but woman is man's reflected glory.

World English Bible

For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God, but the woman is the glory of the man.

Worrell New Testament

For a man, indeed, ought not to veil his head; being God's image and glory; but the woman is man's glory;

Worsley New Testament

For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, he being the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

Youngs Literal Translation

for a man, indeed, ought not to cover the head, being the image and glory of God, and a woman is the glory of a man,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

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

μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

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

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

to cover
κατακαλύπτω 
Katakalupto 
Usage: 3

κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63

forasmuch as he is
ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

the image
εἰκών 
Eikon 
Usage: 20

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

the woman
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

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

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

Context Readings

Concerning Head Coverings In Worship

6 For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered. 7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man. 8 For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man.



Cross References

James 3:9

Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.

Genesis 5:1

This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;

Genesis 9:6

Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Genesis 1:26-27

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.

Genesis 3:16

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

Psalm 8:6

Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet:

1 Corinthians 11:3

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.

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