1 Corinthians 11:5-65but every wife ▼
▼In verses 5–13, the Greek word gunē is translated wife in verses that deal with wearing a veil, a sign of being married in first-century culturewho prays or b prophesies c with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since it is the same d as if her head were shaven. 6For if a wife will not cover her head, then she should cut her hair short. But since it is disgraceful for a wife to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her head.
1 Corinthians 11:1010That is why a wife ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels. ▼
▼Or messengers, that is, people sent to observe and report
1 Corinthians 11:1313Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a wife to pray to God with her head uncovered?
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