Read introduction to 1 corinthians 34 let your women keep silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak. For they are not permitted to speak, but a should be in submission, as b the law also says. The immediate context has to do with the delivery of prophecy and the deliberation about the prophecy. This is because many of the western witnesses have these verses after v. Intelligibility in worship 14 follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the spirit, especially prophecy.
In fact, if you skip over verses 33b35, and go straight from verse 33a to verse 36, the passage flows and makes good sense. This summary of the book of 1 corinthians provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of 1 corinthians. They believe that verses 3435 were marginal gloss, which were subsequently incorporated into the text at two places. In applying bengels first principle and observing the transposition of verses 3435 in two different places, some scholars believe that 1 corinthians 14 was originally without verses 3435. In this passage paul clearly stated that women are to keep silent in church. It creates a shameful situation for them to speak at church. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says. Paul formerly permitted women to give testimony in worship services 11. If that prohibition is interpreted absolutely, as some do, women would basically disappear from church. The last clause of the preceding verse is by some critics, and among the rest bishop pearce, joined with this, so as to make this sense. The best explanation takes into account the surrounding context and resolves the tension between 1 corinthians 11 and 14. Interpretations and applications of 1 corinthians 14. The city of corinth, perched like a oneeyed titan astride the narrow isthmus connecting the greek mainland with the peloponnese, was. The various possible interpretations of 1 corinthians 14.929 1469 107 1039 1151 232 810 428 500 956 968 733 1107 786 1307 343 1457 170 566 1450 249 1066 1498 365 402 905 410 678 790 738 674 825 1109 888 265 794 528 1471 1476 1436 381 465 416