1 Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.
1 Be ye imitators of me, even as I also am of Christ.
2 I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the teachings, just as I passed them on to you.
2 Now I praise you that ye remember me in all things, and hold fast the traditions, even as I delivered them to you.
3 Now I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.
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 who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head.
4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoreth his head.
5 And every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head--it is just as though her head were shaved.
5 But every woman praying or prophesying with her head unveiled dishonoreth her head; for it is one and the same thing as if she were shaven.
6 If a woman does not cover her head, she should have her hair cut off; and if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut or shaved off, she should cover her head.
6 For if a woman is not veiled, let her also be shorn: but if it is a shame to a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be veiled.
7 A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.
7 For a man indeed ought not to have his head veiled, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.
8 For man did not come from woman, but woman from man;
8 For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man:
9 neither was man created for woman, but woman for man.
9 for neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man:
10 For this reason, and because of the angels, the woman ought to have a sign of authority on her head.
10 for this cause ought the woman to have (a sign of) authority on her head, because of the angels.
11 In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.
11 Nevertheless, neither is the woman without the man, nor the man without the woman, in the Lord.
12 For as woman came from man, so also man is born of woman. But everything comes from God.
12 For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.
13 Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?
13 Judge ye in yourselves: is it seemly that a woman pray unto God unveiled?
14 Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him,
14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a dishonor to him?
15 but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering.
15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.
16 If anyone wants to be contentious about this, we have no other practice--nor do the churches of God.
16 But if any man seemeth to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
17 In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good.
17 But in giving you this charge, I praise you not, that ye come together not for the better but for the worse.
18 In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions among you, and to some extent I believe it.
18 For first of all, when ye come together in the church, I hear that divisions exist among you; and I partly believe it.
19 No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have Gods approval.
19 For there must be also factions among you, that they that are approved may be made manifest among you.
20 When you come together, it is not the Lords Supper you eat,
20 When therefore ye assemble yourselves together, it is not possible to eat the Lords supper:
21 for as you eat, each of you goes ahead without waiting for anybody else. One remains hungry, another gets drunk.
21 for in your eating each one taketh before (other) his own supper; and one is hungry, and another is drunken.
22 Dont you have homes to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I praise you for this? Certainly not!
22 What, have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and put them to shame that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you? In this I praise you not.
23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread,
23 For I received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which he was betrayed took bread;
24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me."
24 and when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, This is my body, which is for you: this do in remembrance of me.
25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me."
25 In like manner also the cup, after supper, saying, This cup is the new covenant in my blood: this do, as often as ye drink (it), in remembrance of me.
26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lords death until he comes.
26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink the cup, ye proclaim the Lords death till he come.
27 Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord.
27 Wherefore whosoever shall eat the bread or drink the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner, shall be guilty of the body and the blood of the Lord.
28 A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup.
28 But let a man prove himself, and so let him eat of the bread, and drink of the cup.
29 For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself.
29 For he that eateth and drinketh, eateth and drinketh judgment unto himself, if he discern not the body.
30 That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep.
30 For this cause many among you are weak and sickly, and not a few sleep.
31 But if we judged ourselves, we would not come under judgment.
31 But if we discerned ourselves, we should not be judged.
32 When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world.
32 But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we may not be condemned with the world.
33 So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for each other.
33 Wherefore, my brethren, when ye come together to eat, wait one for another.
34 If anyone is hungry, he should eat at home, so that when you meet together it may not result in judgment. And when I come I will give further directions.
34 If any man is hungry, let him eat at home; that your coming together be not unto judgment. And the rest will I set in order whensoever I come.