But I want you to understand that (A)the head of every man is Christ, (B)the head of a wife[a] is her husband,[b] and (C)the head of Christ is God.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 11:3 Greek gunē. This term may refer to a woman or a wife, depending on the context
  2. 1 Corinthians 11:3 Greek anēr. This term may refer to a man or a husband, depending on the context

34 (A)the women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but (B)should be in submission, as (C)the Law also says.

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Wives and Husbands

22 (A)Wives, (B)submit to your own husbands, (C)as to the Lord. 23 For (D)the husband is the head of the wife even as (E)Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is (F)himself its Savior. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit (G)in everything to their husbands.

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Rules for Christian Households

18 (A)Wives, submit to your husbands, as (B)is fitting in the Lord.

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11 Let a woman learn quietly (A)with all submissiveness. 12 (B)I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet.

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to be self-controlled, (A)pure, (B)working at home, kind, and (C)submissive to their own husbands, (D)that the word of God may not be reviled.

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Wives and Husbands

Likewise, wives, (A)be subject to your own husbands, so that (B)even if some do not obey the word, (C)they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,

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For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands, as Sarah obeyed Abraham, (A)calling him lord. And you are her children, if you do good and (B)do not fear anything that is frightening.

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