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1 Corinthians, Chapter 11

   1: Be ye followers of me, even as I also [am] of Christ.
   2: Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered [them] to you.
   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.
   4: Every man praying or prophesying, having [his] head covered, dishonoreth his head.
   5: But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with [her] head uncovered, dishonoreth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaved.
   6: For if the woman is not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it is a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaved, let her be covered.
   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.
   8: For the man is not from the woman, but the woman from the man.
   9: Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man.
   10: For this cause ought the woman to have power on [her] head, because of the angels.
   11: Nevertheless, neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man in the Lord.
   12: For as the woman [is] from the man, even so [is] the man also by the woman; but all things from God.
   13: Judge in yourselves: Is it comely that a woman should pray to God uncovered?
   14: Doth not even nature itself teach you, that if a man hath long hair, it is a shame to him?
   15: But if a woman hath long hair, it is a glory to her: for [her] hair is given her for a covering.
   16: But if any man seemeth to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
   17: Now in this that I declare [to you], I praise [you] not, that ye come together not for the better, but for the worse.
   18: For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that there are divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
   19: For there must be also heresies among you, that they who are approved may be made manifest among you.
   20: When therefore ye come together in one place, [this] is not to eat the Lord's supper.
   21: For in eating every one taketh before [another] his own supper: and one is hungry, and another is drunken.
   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.
   23: For I have received from the Lord, that which also I delivered to you, That the Lord Jesus, the [same] night in which he was betrayed, took bread:
   24: And when he had given thanks, he broke [it], and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.
   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 often as ye drink [it], in remembrance of me.
   26: For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord's death till he shall come.
   27: Wherefore, whoever shall eat this bread, and drink [this] cup of the Lord unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord.
   28: But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of [that] bread, and drink of [that] cup.
   29: For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh condemnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.
   30: For this cause many [are] weak and sickly among you, and many sleep.
   31: For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.
   32: But when we are judged, we are chastened by the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.
   33: Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, tarry one for another.
   34: And if any man hungereth, let him eat at home; that ye come not together to condemnation. And the rest will I set in order when I come.

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