New International Version
Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?
King James Bible
Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?
Darby Bible Translation
Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman should pray to God uncovered?
World English Bible
Judge for yourselves. Is it appropriate that a woman pray to God unveiled?
Young's Literal Translation
In your own selves judge ye; is it seemly for a woman uncovered to pray to God?
1 Corinthians 11:13 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Judge in yourselves - Consider the subject in your own common sense, and then say whether it be decent for a woman to pray in public without a veil on her head? The heathen priestesses prayed or delivered their oracles bare-headed or with dishevelled hair, non comptae mansere comae, as in the case of the Cumaean Sibyl, Aen. vi., ver. 48, and otherwise in great disorder: to be conformed to them would be very disgraceful to Christian women. And in reference to such things as these, the apostle appeals to their sense of honor and decency.
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Text: Second Corinthians 11, 19-33; 12, 1-9. 19 For ye bear with the foolish gladly, being wise yourselves. 20 For ye bear with a man, if he bringeth you into bondage, if he devoureth you, if he taketh you captive, if he exalteth himself, if he smiteth you on the face. 21 I speak by way of disparagement, as though we had been weak. Yet whereinsoever any is bold (I speak in foolishness), I am bold also. 22 Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham? so am …
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