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1 Corinthians 11:11

    1 Corinthians 11:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Nevertheless, neither is the woman without the man, nor the man without the woman, in the Lord.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But the woman is not separate from the man, and the man is not separate from the woman in the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    Nevertheless, neither is the woman without the man, nor the man without the woman, in the Lord.

    World English Bible

    Nevertheless, neither is the woman independent of the man, nor the man independent of the woman, in the Lord.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Howbeit neither is the woman without the man, nor the man without the woman, in the Lord.

    Definitions for 1 Corinthians 11:11

    Without - Outside.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:11

    Neither is the man without the woman - The apostle seems to say: I do not intimate any disparagement of the female sex, by insisting on the necessity of her being under the power or authority of the man; for they are both equally dependent on each other, in the Lord, εν Κυριῳ: but instead of this reading, Theodoret has εν τῳ κοσμῳ, in the world. Probably the apostle means that the human race is continued by an especial providence of God. Others think that he means that men and women equally make a Christian society, and in it have equal rights and privileges.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 11:11

    Nevertheless - Lest the man should assume to himself too much superiority, and lest he should regard the woman as made solely for his pleasure, and should treat her as in all respects inferior, and withhold the respect that is due to her. The design of this verse and the following is to show, that the man and woman are united in the most tender interests; that the one cannot live comfortably without the other; that one is necessary to the happiness of the other; and that though the woman was formed from the man, yet it is also to be remembered that the man is descended from the woman. She should therefore be treated with proper respect, tenderness, and regard.

    Neither is the man without the woman ... - The man and the woman were formed for union and society. They are not in any respect independent of each other. One is necessary to the comfort of the other; and this fact should be recognized in all their contact.

    In the Lord - By the arrangements or direction of the Lord. It is the appointment and command of the Lord that they should be mutual helps, and should each regard and promote the welfare of the other.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Corinthians 11:11

    11:11 Nevertheless in the Lord Jesus, there is neither male nor female - Neither is excluded; neither is preferred before the other in his kingdom.