Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head.
Treasury of Scripture
1 Corinthians 12:10,28 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues...
1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow after charity, and desire spiritual gifts, but rather that you may prophesy.
1 Corinthians 11:14 Does not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame to him?
2 Samuel 15:30 And David went up by the ascent of mount Olivet, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot...
2 Samuel 19:4 But the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, O my son Absalom, O Absalom, my son, my son!
ContextRoles in Worship
1Be you followers of me, even as I also am of Christ. 2Now I praise you, brothers, that you remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you. 3But 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. 4Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head. 5But every woman that prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven. 6For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered. 7For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, for as much as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man. 8For the man is not of the woman: but the woman of the man. 9Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man. 10For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels. 11Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. 12For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God. 13Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray to God uncovered? 14Does not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame to him? 15But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering. 16But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoreth his head.
Every man praying or prophesying with his head covered, disgraceth his head.
Darby Bible Translation
Every man praying or prophesying, having anything on his head, puts his head to shame.
King James Bible
Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.
Young's Literal Translation
Every man praying or prophesying, having the head covered, doth dishonour his head,