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65 Bible Verses About Head Covering

Here are 65 Bible verses about head covering from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 11:5 KJV

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.

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1 Corinthians 11:10 KJV

For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

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1 Corinthians 11:15 KJV

But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

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1 Corinthians 11:2 KJV

Now I praise you, brethren, that ye remember me in all things, and keep the ordinances, as I delivered them to you.

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Deuteronomy 22:5 KJV

The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

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1 Corinthians 11:13 KJV

Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?

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1 Timothy 2:9 KJV

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

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1 Corinthians 11:4 KJV

Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.

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Titus 2:3-5 KJV

The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

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Proverbs 12:4 KJV

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

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2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

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1 Corinthians 14:34 KJV

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.

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Isaiah 4:5 KJV

And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a defence.

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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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1 Corinthians 14:33 KJV

For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

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1 Corinthians 11:9 KJV

Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

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1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV

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.

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1 Corinthians 11:1 KJV

Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

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Numbers 5:18 KJV

And the priest shall set the woman before the LORD, and uncover the woman’s head, and put the offering of memorial in her hands, which is the jealousy offering: and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that causeth the curse:

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Genesis 3:16 KJV

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

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Genesis 1:27 KJV

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Galatians 3:26-29 KJV

For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.

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Esther 6:12 KJV

And Mordecai came again to the king’s gate. But Haman hasted to his house mourning, and having his head covered.

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Ephesians 3:10 KJV

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

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John 17:17 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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Genesis 8:5 KJV

And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.

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Genesis 1:26-27 KJV

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Isaiah 6:2 KJV

Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

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1 Corinthians 11:14-15 KJV

Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him? But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

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Ephesians 5:23 KJV

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

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1 Corinthians 11:4-5 KJV

Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head. 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.

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Ephesians 5:22 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

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Galatians 3:28 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Leviticus 13:45 KJV

And the leper in whom the plague is, his clothes shall be rent, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean.

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Genesis 7:20 KJV

Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

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Genesis 6:12 KJV

And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Genesis 9:11 KJV

And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.

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1 Corinthians 11:16 KJV

But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God.

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Psalms 104:9 KJV

Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

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1 Corinthians 11:7 KJV

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.

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1 Corinthians 11:6 KJV

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.

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Genesis 8:9 KJV

But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.

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Titus 1:5-6 KJV

For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

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Exodus 28:4 KJV

And these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a robe, and a broidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.

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Leviticus 16:4 KJV

He shall put on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen breeches upon his flesh, and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he be attired: these are holy garments; therefore shall he wash his flesh in water, and so put them on.

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Ezekiel 21:25-26 KJV

And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high.

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Zechariah 3:5 KJV

And I said, Let them set a fair mitre upon his head. So they set a fair mitre upon his head, and clothed him with garments. And the angel of the LORD stood by.

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Ephesians 6:17 KJV

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

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Psalms 21:1-3 KJV

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

Thou hast given him his heart’s desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.

For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head.

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Leviticus 8:9 KJV

And he put the mitre upon his head; also upon the mitre, even upon his forefront, did he put the golden plate, the holy crown; as the LORD commanded Moses.

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1 Corinthians 11:4-7 KJV

Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head. 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. 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. 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.

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Ezekiel 38:5 KJV

Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

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2 Chronicles 26:14 KJV

And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and spears, and helmets, and habergeons, and bows, and slings to cast stones.

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Revelation 14:14 KJV

And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

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1 Samuel 17:5 KJV

And he had an helmet of brass upon his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of brass.

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2 Chronicles 23:11 KJV

Then they brought out the king’s son, and put upon him the crown, and gave him the testimony, and made him king. And Jehoiada and his sons anointed him, and said, God save the king.

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Ezekiel 27:10 KJV

They of Persia and of Lud and of Phut were in thine army, thy men of war: they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; they set forth thy comeliness.

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Ezekiel 24:17 KJV

Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind the tire of thine head upon thee, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet, and cover not thy lips, and eat not the bread of men.

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Job 29:14 KJV

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

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2 Samuel 15:30 KJV

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: and all the people that was with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

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2 Kings 11:12 KJV

And he brought forth the king’s son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king.

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Exodus 29:6 KJV

And thou shalt put the mitre upon his head, and put the holy crown upon the mitre.

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2 Samuel 1:10 KJV

So I stood upon him, and slew him, because I was sure that he could not live after that he was fallen: and I took the crown that was upon his head, and the bracelet that was on his arm, and have brought them hither unto my lord.

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Ezekiel 23:15 KJV

Girded with girdles upon their loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity:

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