1 Corinthians 11

Be ye imitators of me, as I also am of Christ. But I praise you because you remember me in all things, and hold fast the commandments, as I delivered them unto you. But I wish you to know, that Christ is the head of every man; and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ. Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head. But every woman praying or prophesying with her head uncovered dishonors her head: for that is one and the same to her being shaven. If a woman is not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it is a disgrace for a woman to be shorn or shaven; let her be covered. 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. For the man is not from the woman; but the woman is from the man; for man indeed was not created on account of the woman; but the woman on account of the man. 10 Therefore the woman ought to have authority on her head, on account of the angels. 11 Moreover neither is the woman without the man in the Lord, nor the man without the woman. 12 For as the woman is from the man, so the man also is by the woman; and all things from God. 13 Judge ye among yourselves: is it becoming for a woman to pray to God uncovered? 14 Does not nature itself teach you, that, if a man may indeed have long hair, it is a dishonor to him? 15 But if a woman has long hair, it is a glory unto her: because the hair has been given to her for a covering. 16 If any one seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor do the churches of God. 17 And proclaiming this, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse. 18 For in the first place, indeed you coming together, I hear that there are schisms among you; and I in part believe it. 19 For it behooves that heresies should indeed be among you, in order that the approved may be made manifest among you. 20 Therefore you coming together, it is not to eat the Lord's supper: 21 for each one takes his own supper in eating; and one is hungry, and another is drunken. 22 For have you not houses in which to eat and to drink? or do you cast contempt on the church of God, and shame those not having? What do I say to you? Shall I praise you in this? I do not praise you. 23 For I received this from the Lord, which I have also delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the night in which he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and having given thanks, broke it, and said; This is my body, which is for you: do this in remembrance of me. 25 Likewise also the cup, after supper, saying; This cup is the new covenant in my blood: do this, as often as you may drink it, in remembrance of me. 26 For as often as you may eat this bread, and drink the cup, you do proclaim the death of the Lord, until he may come. 27 So whosoever may eat the bread or drink the cup of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord. 28 But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup; 29 for the one eating and drinking, net discerning the body, eats and drinks condemnation to himself. 30 Therefore many among you are weak and sickly, and not a few sleep. 31 But if we judged ourselves, we would not be judged: 32 But being judged, by the Lord we are chastised, in order that we may not be condemned along with the world. 33 So, my brethren, coming together to eat, wait for one another. 34 If one is hungry let him eat at home; in order that you may not come together unto condemnation. But I will set in order the remaining things when I may come.
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