Covering Heads

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1 Corinthians 11:6

So if a woman’s head is not covered, her hair should be cut off. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, she should be covered.

Leviticus 10:6

Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, “Do not let your hair hang loose and do not tear your garments, or else you will die, and the Lord will become angry with the whole community. However, your brothers, the whole house of Israel, may mourn over that tragedy when the Lord sent the fire.

Leviticus 13:45

“The person afflicted with an infectious skin disease is to have his clothes torn and his hair hanging loose, and he must cover his mouth and cry out, ‘Unclean, unclean!’

Esther 6:12

Then Mordecai returned to the King’s Gate, but Haman, overwhelmed, hurried off for home with his head covered.

2 Samuel 2:16

Then each man grabbed his opponent by the head and thrust his sword into his opponent’s side so that they all died together. So this place, which is in Gibeon, is named Field of Blades.

2 Samuel 18:9

Absalom was riding on his mule when he happened to meet David’s soldiers. When the mule went under the tangled branches of a large oak tree, Absalom’s head was caught fast in the tree. The mule under him kept going, so he was suspended in midair.

1 Corinthians 11:4

Every man who prays or prophesies with something on his head dishonors his head.

1 Corinthians 11:5

But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since that is one and the same as having her head shaved.

1 Corinthians 11:13

Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?

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