Your Veils Also Will I Tear

Long Hair Has Been Given to Her Instead of a Veil

Ezekiel 13:17 Likewise, thou son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, which prophesy out of their own heart; and prophesy thou against them,
18 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew pillows [NKJV: magic charms] to all armholes, and make kerchiefs [NKJV: veils] upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you?
19 And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?
20 Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against your pillows [NKJV: magic charms], wherewith ye there hunt the souls to make them fly [NKJV: by which you hunt souls there like birds], and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even the souls that ye hunt to make them fly [NKJV: the souls you hunt like birds].
21 Your kerchiefs [NKJV: veils] also will I tear, and deliver my people out of your hand, and they shall be no more in your hand to be hunted; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
22 Because with lies ye have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, by promising him life:
23 Therefore ye shall see no more vanity, nor divine divinations: for I will deliver my people out of your hand: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

1 Corinthians 11:2 Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.
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 praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.
5 But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.
6 For 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.
7 For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.
[NIV footnote: 4 Every man who prays or prophesies with long hair dishonors his head.
5 And every woman who prays or prophesies with no covering of hair on her head dishonors her head - she is just like one of the "shorn women."
6 If a woman has no covering, let her be for now with short hair, but since it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair shorn or shaved, she should grow it again.
7 A man ought not to have long hair.]
8 For the man is not of the woman: but the woman of the man.
9 Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.
10 For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.
11 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.
12 For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.
13 Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?
14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?
15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering [Berry: long hair instead of a covering is given to her; YLT: the hair instead of a covering hath been given to her; Green's IB margin: long hair has been given to her instead of a veil; Green's LT: the hair has been given to her corresponding to a veil; MKJV: her hair is given to her in place of a veil; Darby: long hair is given to her in lieu of a veil].
16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.

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