1 Corinthians 11:19

“For there must be also heresies among you, that they which are approved may be made manifest among you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For there must bee also heresies among you, that they which are approued may be made manifest among you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For there must also be factions among you, so that those who are approved may become evident among you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For there must be also factions among you, that they that are approved may be made manifest among you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For divisions are necessary among you, in order that those who have God's approval may be clearly seen among you.
- Basic English Bible

For there must also be sects among you, that the approved may become manifest among you.
- Darby Bible

For there must be also heresies among you, that they who are approved may be made manifest among you.
- Webster's Bible

For there must of necessity be differences of opinion among you, in order that it may be plainly seen who are the men of sterling worth among you.
- Weymouth Bible

For there also must be factions among you, that those who are approved may be revealed among you.
- World English Bible

For it bihoueth eresies to be, that thei that ben prouyd, ben opynli knowun in you.
- Wycliffe Bible

for it behoveth sects also to be among you, that those approved may become manifest among you;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:19


11:19 There must be heresies - Divisions. Among you - In the ordinary course of things; and God permits them, that it may appear who among you are, and who are not, upright of heart.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 11:19


1Co 11:19 There must be also heresies among you. Heresies were false opinions which led to divisions. In the state of the human mind they were unavoidable, and would sift the church.

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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