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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as the woman is of the man: euen so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For as the woman originates from the man, so also the man {has his birth} through the woman; and all things originate from God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For as the woman is from the man, so the man is through the woman; but all things are from God.
- Basic English Bible

For as the woman [is] of the man, so also [is] the man by the woman, but all things of God.
- Darby Bible

For as the woman is from the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things from God.
- Webster's Bible

For just as woman originates from man, so also man comes into existence through woman, but everything springs originally from God.
- Weymouth Bible

For as woman came from man, so a man also comes through a woman; but all things are from God.
- World English Bible

Forwhi as the womman is of man, so the man is bi the womman; but alle thingis ben of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

for as the woman [is] of the man, so also the man [is] through the woman, and the all things [are] of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:12


11:12 And as the woman was at first taken out of the man, so also the man is now, in the ordinary course of nature, by the woman; but all things are of God - The man, the woman, and their dependence on each other.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:12


1Co 11:12 For as the woman [is] from the man, etc. As she was created for man so man is born of woman. But all things of God. There is an equipoise. These relations are all "of God".

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 11

  • Steve morrow
    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 TIMOTHY 4:7 BUT REFUSE PROFANE AND OLD WIVES FABLES AND EXERCISE THYSELF RATHER UNTO GODLINESS
  • Lu2677
    A woman's hair is her glory, we DO know why. 1Cor.11:15 "it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering." The hair should cover her head,which is about to the jawline for the head to be covered, bangs would not be involved. No where does it say it is a sin to cut a woman's hair. Scripture does not tell why it affects angels. V.10
  • Lu2677
    Julius, Your answer for "uncovered" is verse 15.(And if a woman does not have hair that is long enough to cover her head she should cover it with something else,when she prays because of angels in verse 10) "Cover" a man should not have hair long enough to cover his head, it dishonors his head, verse 4.
  • Irene123
    Julius - v. 4 - this was the Corinthian church, which was fairly new at this time. They had come out of EXTREME idolatry, which included long uncut hair on men - which God (not man) considered a 'covering'. The rulers (Emperors, kings,) of that day wore their hair cut short. And the Roman soldiers followed suit. Example: museum busts of aforementioned. Now remember - this is God's standard. cont.
  • Julius
    What is the meaning of these words COVER and UNCOVER as used in 1 Corinthians 11 : 4 - 5?
  • Wayne
    John 10:36, Christ states He is the Son of God. Couldn't be planer.

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