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Scofield's Reference Notes
1 Corinthians 11



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Verse 1


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16").

Verse 2


things delivered; often trans. traditions.

Verse 3


Cf. Genesis 3:16. The woman's veil, or head-covering, is a symbol of this subordination.

Verse 10

power authority, i.e. the sign of the husband's authority.

angels i.e. of the presence of the angels.

Verse 27


i.e. in an unworthy manner; cf. vs. 1 Corinthians 11:20-22.

Verse 29


judgment, in the sense of 1 Corinthians 11:32.

Verse 31


Self-judgment is not so much the believer's moral condemnation of his own ways or habits, or of himself, for allowing such ways. Self-judgment avoids chastisement. If neglected, the Lord judges, and the result is chastisement, but never condemnation 1 Corinthians 11:32; 2 Samuel 7:14; 2 Samuel 7:15; 2 Samuel 12:13; 2 Samuel 12:14; 1 Corinthians 5:5; 1 Timothy 1:20; Hebrews 12:7.

See other judgments:

(See Scofield "John 12:31"). See Scofield "2 Corinthians 5:10". See Scofield "Matthew 25:32". See Scofield "Ezekiel 20:37". See Scofield "Judges 1:6". See Scofield "Revelation 20:12".

Verse 32


kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8").


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on 1 Corinthians 11:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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