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1 Corinthians 11:12

    1 Corinthians 11:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For as the woman is from the man, so the man is through the woman; but all things are from God.

    Webster's Revision

    For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.

    World English Bible

    For as woman came from man, so a man also comes through a woman; but all things are from God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For as the woman is of the man, so is the man also by the woman; but all things are of God.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:12

    For as the woman is of the man - For as the woman was first formed out of the side of man, man has ever since been formed out of the womb of the woman; but they, as all other created things, are of God.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Corinthians 11:12

    As the woman is of the man - In the original creation, she was formed from the man.

    So is the man also by the woman - Is born of the woman, or descended from her. The sexes are dependent on each other, and should therefore cultivate an indissoluble union.

    But all things of God - All things were created and arranged by him. This expression seems designed to suppress any spirit of complaint or dissatisfaction with this arrangement; to make the woman contented in her subordinate station, and to make the man humble by the consideration that it is all owing to the appointment of God. The woman should therefore be contented, and the man should not assume any improper superiority, since the whole arrangement and appointment is of God.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Corinthians 11:12

    11:12 And as the woman was at first taken out of the man, so also the man is now, in the ordinary course of nature, by the woman; but all things are of God - The man, the woman, and their dependence on each other.