Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

Bible References

General references

1 Corinthians 11:3
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.
1 Corinthians 14:34
the women should remain quiet in the assemblies. For they are not permitted to speak [i.e., in a language supernaturally, or to prophesy], but they are to be in subjection [i.e., to male leaders. See I Tim. 2:11-12], as the law also says. [See Gen. 3:16?].
Ephesians 5:22
Wives, you should submit to your own husbands, as you would to the Lord.
Colossians 3:18
You wives should submit to your husbands, as this is proper in [the fellowship of] the Lord.
1 Peter 3:1
In the same way [that Jesus was submissive], you wives should submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even though they may not obey the [Gospel] message [they have heard] they may, without your talking [to them about it],