2 I praise and appreciate you because you remember me in everything and you firmly hold to the traditions [the substance of my instructions], just as I have passed them on to you. Anyone who is hungry should eat something at home, so that when you meet together it may not result in judgment. 12For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. 34Anyone who is hungry should eat something at home, so that when you meet together it may not result in judgment. For her long hair is given to her as a covering. 10It is for this reason that a woman ought to have authority over her own11:10 Or have a sign of authority on her head, because of the angels. For, in the first place, when you meet together in church, I hear that there are divisions among you; and in part I believe it. What shall I say to you? Certainly not in this matter! 7 A man ought not to have long hair since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man. Or do you despise the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing? since he is the image and glory of God; but woman is the glory of man. 4 Every man who prays or [b]prophesies with something on his head dishonors his head [and the One who is his head]. Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him. 4Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head. 30 That [careless and unworthy participation] is the reason many of you are weak and sickly, and quite enough of you have fallen into the sleep of death. complaint (civil dispute) with another [believer], dare to go to law before unrighteous men (non-believers) instead of [placing the issue] before the saints (God’s people)? 6 For if a woman will not wear [a head] covering, then she should cut off her hair too; but if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her head shorn or shaven, let her cover [her head]. on his head dishonors his head [and the One who is his head]. This verse acknowledges custom as another, separate argument for a woman’s head covering (v 5). And every woman who prays or prophesies when she has her. What shall I say to you? 31 But if we evaluated and judged ourselves honestly [recognizing our shortcomings and correcting our behavior], we would not be judged. 33 So then, my brothers, when you gather together to eat [the Lord’s Supper], wait for one another. The following discourse covers appropriate conduct and relationships within the church, as well as within church-related activities. This verse acknowledges custom as another, separate argument for a woman’s head covering (v 5). 30 That [careless and unworthy participation] is the reason why many among you are weak and sick, and a number sleep [in death]. For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head. head uncovered disgraces her head; for she is one and the same as the. 10 [b]Therefore she should [be subject to his authority and should] have a covering on her head [as a token, a symbol, of her submission to authority, [c]that she may show reverence as do] the angels [and not displease them]. for the sake of the angels [so as not to offend them]. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without discriminating and recognizing with due appreciation that [it is Christ’s] body, eats and drinks a sentence (a verdict of judgment) upon himself. So when you meet together, it is not to eat the, When Christ instituted the Lord’s Supper (or the Lord’s Table), it was the Passover meal with the special rituals and explanations that He introduced (Matt 26:26 ff; Luke 22:15 ff). Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ. Or do you show contempt for the church of God and humiliate those [impoverished believers] who have nothing? Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC), The New Everyday Life Bible: The Power of God's Word For Everyday Living, Amplified Bible, Large Print leather-look, brown/dark brown- index, KJV and Amplified Parallel Bible, Large Print, Bonded Leather, Black - Imperfectly Imprinted Bibles, Amplified Holy Bible: Captures the Full Meaning Behind the Original Greek and Hebrew - eBook. 27 So then whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in a way that is unworthy [of Him] will be guilty of [profaning and sinning against] the body and blood of the Lord. In one of Aristophanes’ comedies, for example, head shaving is recommended for a woman whose son is cowardly or otherwise worthless. their men prayed with their heads covered. But if we were more discerning with regard to ourselves, we would not come under such judgment. 2 You know that when you were pagans, you were led off after speechless idols; however you were led off [whether by impulse or habit]. 1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921 • 719.488.9200Terms of Use | Privacy Policy. Do you not have houses in which to eat and drink? The Amplified Bible 1 Corinthians 11:23. That [careless and unworthy participation] is the reason why many among you are weak and sick, and a number sleep [in death]. 10 But I urge you, believers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in full agreement in what you say, and that there be no divisions or factions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your way of thinking and in your judgment [about matters of the faith]. If a woman has no covering, let her be for now with short hair; but since it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair shorn or shaved, she should grow it again. A man ought not have his head covered [during worship], since he is the image and [reflected] glory of God; but the woman is [the expression of] man’s glory. Everyone ought to examine themselves before they eat of the bread and drink from the cup. Or do you despise the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing? 27 So then whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in a way that is unworthy [of Him] will be guilty of [profaning and sinning against] the body and blood of the Lord. Or do you despise the church of God and mean to show contempt for it, while you humiliate those who are poor (have no homes and have brought no food)? 23For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” 25In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 26For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes. 7 For a man ought not to wear anything on his head [in church], for he is the image and [reflected] glory of God [[a]his function of government reflects the majesty of the divine Rule]; but woman is [the expression of] man’s glory (majesty, preeminence). In public, respectable women wore their hair done up in a modest style.