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1 Corinthians 11

1 Corinthians 11:1  
Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

1 Corinthians 11:2  
Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.

1 Corinthians 11:3  
But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

1 Corinthians 11:4  
Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.

1 Corinthians 11:5  
But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.

1 Corinthians 11:6  
For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.

1 Corinthians 11:7  
For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

1 Corinthians 11:8  
For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man.

1 Corinthians 11:9  
Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

1 Corinthians 11:10  
For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

1 Corinthians 11:11  
Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:12  
For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

1 Corinthians 11:13  
Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?

1 Corinthians 11:14  
Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?

1 Corinthians 11:15  
But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

1 Corinthians 11:16  
But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.

1 Corinthians 11:17  
Now in this that I declare unto you I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.

1 Corinthians 11:18  
For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.

1 Corinthians 11:19  
For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.

1 Corinthians 11:20  
When ye come together therefore into one place, this is not to eat the Lord's supper.

1 Corinthians 11:21  
For in eating every one taketh before other his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.

1 Corinthians 11:22  
What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.

1 Corinthians 11:23  
For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread:

1 Corinthians 11:24  
And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.

1 Corinthians 11:25  
After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me.

1 Corinthians 11:26  
For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do shew the Lord's death till he come.

1 Corinthians 11:27  
Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:28  
But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.

1 Corinthians 11:29  
For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.

1 Corinthians 11:30  
For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep.

1 Corinthians 11:31  
For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.

1 Corinthians 11:32  
But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.

1 Corinthians 11:33  
Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another.

1 Corinthians 11:34  
And if any man hunger, let him eat at home; that ye come not together unto condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.


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