Hebrew Sisters – Understand the Correct Meaning Of A Covering!

Responsibility And Observations

As a Hebrew in Christ, I feel that one of the responsibilities that the Most High has given me is to upbraid error being taught from whatever corners, pulverise the lies and insert the truth. I have always stated that I am for truth and against error. One of the biggest errors presently being taught as sound doctrine out of the Hebrew camp at the moment is the teaching that our Hebrew sisters must wear a head dress during prayer, when discussing spiritual matters or at least most of the time when in public. The main compendium of scriptures being used to peddle this erroneous doctrine that I have heard of is 1 Corinthians 11:3-15. I am now going to show you that this section of scripture is in no way referring to a physical covering of the head, but is actual fact purely referring to authority figures and the order thereof. So I am going to go through these verses and show beyond any doubt that these scriptures are not referring to a physical head dress/scarf and I invite any Hebrews be it brothers or sisters to counter my claims or to provide any other scriptures where it is stated that a woman must have her physical head covered with a head dress/scarf when engaging in spiritual matters. To be honest I do not think you can because I cannot think of or find any scriptures that speak about the physical covering of the head in relation to women. This breakdown will not take long.

The Breakdown

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1Corinthians 11:3-15 reads:

11:3 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.

Here we have been given the order of authority within the body of Christ and the order that the Corinthians should acknowledge and act by. This is the central theme that should be referred back to everytime the subject of “heads” is raised in the subsequent verses.

11:4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.

Who is the head of the man according to verse 3? Christ is the head of the man. So Christ being the only mediator between man and the Most High(1 Timothy 2:5) is dishonoured by a praying or prophesying man when another is put in Christ’s place, for example, the pope is the most prolific illustration that comes to mind in relation to men dishonouring Christ, as they are placing the pope over them as an authority figure when Christ is supposed to be the only authority figure in that position.

11:5 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.

So, who is the head of the woman referring back to verse 3 again? The man is the head of the woman. Therefore a woman who is praying or prophesies without her head ie a man standing as her authority, Paul compares this type of woman to a woman who has physically shaved off her hair. Paul here is making reference to “independent” women of the Most High.

11:6 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.

Paul here really is dealing with high and mighty independent women within the body who want to roll it by themselves, not have a male authority over them to cover them and take charge and authority over the man. The church of Corinth had a serious problem with women usurping the authority from the man, hence why Paul stated that women in the church should be silent in 1 Corinthians 14:34. This is what I stated before in one of my previous blogs, that it is a shame for a woman to claim and boast “independence”. Paul verses the same concern.

11:7 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.

There should be no authority over the man as he is made in the image of the Most High(Genesis 1:26) and because there is no authority over the Most High, man made in his image should obvious project the same illustration. Remember, the word God here is referring to the Godhead which again is confirmed and verified by Genesis 1:26: “Let US make man in OUR IMAGE……………”. However, the woman is the glory of the man, him being her head.

11:8 For the man is not of the woman: but the woman of the man.

We are all aware of the account of how the woman came about and was formed(Genesis 2:22-23).

11:9 Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man.

This is confirmed in Genesis 2:18 where the Most High stated that it was not good for the man to be alone and that he would create a help meet ie suitable for him.

11:10 For this cause ought the woman to have power on her head because of the angels.

So, because the woman was created for the man, the woman ought to have power over her. What is another word for power, authority and who were we told was the head/authority over the woman in verse 3, the man. So, the “power” being referred to here is a man. Notice that there has been no references to a physical head dress yet, take note of that. The part which talks about the angels is obviously referring to the fallen spirits who prayed upon “uncovered” women in times past(Genesis 6, The Book Of Enoch, The Book Of Jasher). If this scripture was actually referring to a physical head dress, do you really think that a physical head dress/scarf would give you power against a fallen spirit????? Let’s get real here. Keep the scriptures in perspective.

11:11 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

This scripture is simply stating that in Christ you are covered regardless. So women who do not have a man, in Christ you are covered so you do not need to be concerned about being “uncovered”.

11:12 For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God.

So, the women was created from the man but the man is given birth to by the woman, however, who created all, the Most high did.

11:13 Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman pray unto God uncovered?

Is it right that a woman prays to the Most High without authority over her, be it a man or Christ, ie on an “independent” agenda?

11:14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?

Paul is now using the comparison of observations in the natural environment to bolster and reinforce this point. Men are supposed to have short hair so that they can be recognised as men, and not mistaken for women. That happens all too often thesedays.

11:15 But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.

Women are supposed to have long hair and here is the only mention of a physical covering for a physical head. The hair is a physical covering for a physical head, this is the comparison Paul used to illustrate his point about a woman being covered spiritually but notice that he used a woman’s hair and not another type of physical head covering.

The Results

What are the results? We have read through those scriptures and have seen absolutely no reference to head dress/scarf requirements for women. Go through the scriptures without my commentary and check it out for your very own self. Anybody who is honest here can clearly see that these passages are referring to spiritual coverings,  authority and order. Now, if any of you sisters know of some other scriptures that have been used to push this error, I would like to see them very much so. Please post them in the comments section.

Conclusion

First and foremost I must state that there is absolutely nothing wrong with sisters or any woman choosing to wear a head scarf/head dress, the reason for this blog is not to say that wearing a head dress or head scarf is wrong. The point of this blog is to show you sisters that a head scarf/head dress is NOT A MANDATORY PIECE OF REGALIA THAT HAS TO BE WORN ACCORDING TO SOME SCRIPTURES SOMEWHERE.

So, where has this dogmatic teaching come from? This teaching of error has simply originated from zealot Hebrew brothers who are walking in the flesh and thus interpreting the scriptures accordingly in the same manner, who do not have Holy Spirit within them and thus cannot allow the Spirit to exercise discernment giving them the correct interpretation of the scriptures and who are just trying to impress you Hebrew ladies with their plethora of information and knowledge. Sisters, a word of advice, just because you are supposed to follow the authority of the man, this does not mean that you are obligated to roll along with his teachings of error also. If you see your Hebrew brothers walking in error when it comes to breaking down the scriptures, do not be afraid to point out his short comings to him. I understand that the head scarf is a TRADITIONAL piece of head clothing that was worn by our ancestors in times past and is still worn by some of our women today, however when did wearing the head scarf become mandatory and who set this new ruling? Take heed and remember what Christ warned about in zealously following the traditions of our forefathers(Mark 7:8-13). Paul also talked about being zealous of the traditions of his forefathers and that this was a stumbling block to him(Galations 1:13-16). So sisters, do not let the Hebrew brothers tell you that covering your physical head is mandatory as there are no scriptures to back this teaching.

As for you Hebrew brothers who are going around teaching this mess, the fact that you keep returning to the defunct old covenant of works and that you continually refuse to embrace the new covenant of faith and belief that Christ has forged through his death and blood, is a constant witness against you in your common teachings of error. This isn’t the only teaching of error coming out of the Hebrew camp, there is much more nonsense being peddled as doctrine that I will deal with in the near future. So desperate are you to distance yourself from the institutional church(which is a good thing), that you will actually resort to teaching error and lies???????? Remember what Paul stated about Israel and their keeping of the law of works being a stumbling block unto them(Romans 9:30-33). Again, I open up the floor for anybody to show me any scriptures which require a woman to wear a physical head dress/head scarf whether it be during prayer or at anytime for that matter. You’ve got the floor.

The Deprogramming And Decontamination Process Continues

Stay Individual

Blessings In The Heavenly Father

32 thoughts on “Hebrew Sisters – Understand the Correct Meaning Of A Covering!

  1. Very interesting post. Can’t say I’ve ever struggled with this controversy of sorts. Those head coverings look Islamic to me, and I would not want anyone to mistake me for being a muslim. I stand by Galatians 5:1: “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” This whole thing about women needing to wear a head covering to perform any kind spiritual activity just sounds like works and one more way to keep women under control. Now, about the man being the head of the woman, I don’t believe women are to submit to the authority of any and every man–only her husband, as she submits to Christ (Eph. 5:22). And as you said, if a woman is not married, she submits to Christ as her head, as does every other believer. Seems simple to me. I wonder why people try to make this stuff so complicated.

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    • All of what you have just stated is exactly what I preach, liberty and not being entangled with yokes and bonds. This physical head covering issue for the women is very big within the Hebrew community, being pushed by ignorant brothers who refuse to walk in the spirit and thus cannot interpret the scriptures how they out to be broken down. You would be surprised at how big this topic is and how much it is discussed.

      You are right, it is a further burden and extra work to bog down sisters with this kind of teaching when it is not a commandment from the Most High. Like I stated in my conclusion, there is nothing wrong with sisters wearing a head scarf if they choose to, but to be told that it is mandatory is outright error.

      Agreed, a woman should submit to her husband only. A woman should definitely not be submitting to a beef head or to men with no foundation or direction.

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  2. Good stuff or shall I say God Stuff. I am sick of men who try to use scripture to place women in bondage for there own selfish gain. It is so important for people not to have scripture spit at them but rather broken down for them understand as you have done. Be blessed!!!

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    • This is a very serious problem within the Hebrew camp. Where sisters have been brought into the truth about their true bloodline and nationality by brothers, many have put down their guard and have been raked into all kinds of nonsense teaching. Now many sisters seem to think that they are obligated to roll along with doctrines of error just because they were brought into the truth by brothers, even though I’m sure that many sisters can see that a portion of what is being taught is wrong but choose to keep silent for fear of reprisals. You stay blessed also sister.

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    • You are very correct ..this would place the men within the very same category as the Illuminati controlling their beta sex kittens and and all other forms of control …..good post…

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      • You raise an excellent point of comparison. I am struggling to find excuses as to why these brothers refuse to read English correctly and continue to teach blatant errors and non scriptural doctrine.

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    • At least there are a few such as yourself who can actually see the light on this issue. Praise the Most High.

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  4. My husband feels as though I should be covered outside the house, in company of other men and during prayer. I started covering my head in 2010 at that time I even questioned his break down of these scriptures but with assurance from him I followed and submitted. My feelings are mutal (resembling islamic covering) I try to do wraps and now he wants me to wear garbs/ long dresses, mind you I dont wear revealing /tight clothing and dress pretty modest. I will share your info with him. PRAY FOR ME! Oh and I have a question… Why isn’t Yahweh or Yashua used in your text? Thanks and stay blessed!

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    • Covered 4xs,

      As I have already clearly shown within the post, the covering being referred to is in relation to a husband or in the absence of a husband your covering is Christ. It is spiritual not physical. If you wish to cover your head at various times then that is your choice and business, there are certainly no scriptures that deem this compulsory, a necessity or even relevant.

      The scriptures clearly state that women should dress in modest apparel(1 Timothy 2:9). This simply means that you choose to dress in a manner that is not going to draw men’s attention to yourself in a sexual or lustful manner. This can easily be achieved without having to go the Muslim garment route.

      The main issue here is that you shouldn’t be forced into these actions, they should be off of your own back, they certainly are not things that are going ro get you condemned. This walk is a walk of liberty, we walk by faith and belief and not by works and manly traditions.

      I dropped out of the “name” rat race as there is too much false information that has been put out there by the JewISH sect in order to deliberately confuse people especially the Hebrews. I have a post on this site called “The Name Of The Most High-New Information Revealed” in which I give a basic breakdown and understanding of where most of these names have come from. I myself have decided to stick with mutual titles such as Christ, Most High and the Spirit until the correct names are personally revealed to me from the Most High himself. As I have stated in that particular post, this is just my personal stance on this issue, nobody is obligated to follow and do the same. I will pray for you.

      Most High Bless Sister

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      • Much thanks for clarification regarding the ‘name game’
        We are new to the truth.
        Any new info is a blessing.
        Shalam

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  5. i have a little issue here

    11:14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?

    Paul is now using the comparison of observations in the natural environment to bolster and reinforce this point. Men are supposed to have short hair so that they can be recognised as men, and not mistaken for women. That happens all too often thesedays.

    The issue I have is, what about the Nazerite vow, Samson had long hair,
    and what about Rastafarians who sport locks, are you and this verse saying they are less masculine because they have long hair?

    why is it if men are supposed to have short hair then why is it doesn’t it stop growing after a certain point, I’m pretty sure Christ had long hair. And Why would the most high have instructed Samson and the Nazerites to grow their hair, And I’m sure in ancient times that long hair on both genders was the order of the day and there were no discrepancies with differentiating between genders

    I myself had long hair at one point and no one ever had an issue trying to determine my gender, nor do any of my male friends who have long hair. All this aside, another brilliant post

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    • KingoftheTeddybears,

      You will always have exceptions to the rule, however these exceptions do not change/alter the general trend. The normal course of nature is for men to have short hair and for the hair of women to be long. Rastafarians having locks aswell as Samson’s long hair still does not change the normal course of nature.

      What I and the verse are saying is by a man sporting long hair in whatever form he chooses, he is automatically presenting himself with less of a masculine persona. Hair growth has no link to keeping your hair short if you are a male. Besides, conversing on hair growth, at what point would you have the hair stop growing? Your ideal of short hair may be completely different to another person’s ideal. This is why we have barber shops, where men can enter and decide what length of hair they personally want to sport.

      I recall the Most High making mention of the vow of Nazerites however I do not recall that the Most High “instructed” them to grow their hair. I believe that it was more of a sign and a vow that they personally made to him and not vise versa, and a vow which the Most High recognised and honoured.

      IF we look at the description of Christ in Revelation 1:13-15, we are told in verse 14 that his head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow. Christ had a white coloured afro at the most(which by the way anybody can look at and still identify him as a man without issue).

      When you refer back to the ancient times, you have to remember that the order of the day for the Hebrews was very different than the rest of the nations. You cannot look at the Gentile’s behaviours, habits and trends and conclude that they must have been cool for our people aswell. The Most High separated our forefathers from the rest of the nations for many reasons, the issue of a man growing long hair just like a woman being just one of them.

      Bless

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  6. Thank you dear sister for giving this information it was very helpful to me. May you continue in steadfastness serving the Almighty and proclaiming His truth.

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  7. Great article. I am not saying women should wear a head dress. However, You state ‘The part which talks about the angels is obviously referring to the fallen spirits who prayed upon “uncovered” women in times past(Genesis 6, The Book Of Enoch, The Book Of Jasher). If this scripture was actually referring to a physical head dress, do you really think that a physical head dress/scarf would give you power against a fallen spirit?????’ Would this not e in relation to the fact that the angels go up to heaven & report each day? The Most High has his angels watching us 1 Peter 3:12
    12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.Where does it state they women uncovered & that is why they were prayed upon.
    Matthew 18:10
    10 Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven. Women should then cover their head ( respecting the order of Most High, Messiah, Man, Woman). If they don’t, the angels see this & will report that they are uncovered

    Many thanks

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    • Matt1975,

      Looking back on that particular comment, that comment was clearly a mistake which I am going to have to go back and correct. I’m still trying to figure out why I wrote that.

      The article as a whole I still stand by because the wearing of head gear by men and women is simply a traditional custom, it is not a commandment handed down from the Most High.

      I suppose this is part of the learning curve, I have learnt much more since that post was written.

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  8. Awesome! This was a part of one of my studies. So glad to see this post. Can you get back to me in woman braiding their hair. Does this mean we should let it lock up?

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    • Vanessa Alexander,

      As long as the hair remains in its natural state you are free to do with it what you wish. I don’t really see a problem with women braiding as long as they are using solely their own hair. The use of artificial hair in 2016 has gone too far especially with the modern day black woman.

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      • Beegeed,

        Indeed, the covering is not an actual physical covering for the head, the women’s covering is supposed to be her husband and in the event of her being single, her covering is supposed to be her father until a man of suitable matching becomes available.

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  9. This is exactly what I was trying to articulate to a Hebrew brother. “Covering” in the spiritual sense is not a scarf…i.e. Adam and Eve disobeyed Yah and then knew that tgey were naked ( uncovered) so Yah made them garments and covered them. Noah was drunk in nakedness and was uncovered…Ham did not cover his dad, but Shem and Japeth covered him and did not look at their dad’s nakedness( sin).

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  10. What about the history of Susanna in the Apocrypha? This is false teachings, Israelite women should wear physical head coverings. Your understanding is wrong, right verses but wrong understanding. The muslim people have glady accepted our tradition of head coverings, we (the Israelites) didn’t get it from them, but they from us. For this to be taught will cause all Yah’s daughters to go astray. Yes, Yashua is the head of man, and man the head of woman, this word “head” refers to master or lord. So the man praying without his head covered is YOU saying, he’s praying without his Yashua (being the head of man) covered. Does that make any sense? The woman praying with her head covered is YOU saying, the woman praying with her man (being the head of woman) covered. Not making any sense to me sistah. Yah honours the woman whom honours Him and His Word. May TMH lead you again to His truths, and NOT your own. SHALOM

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    • Lioness Kei Yahudah,

      Susanna existed under the old covenant, however even under the old covenant there were no commandments given for Hebrew women to wear a physical covering. You even said it yourself, it was a tradition not a commandment. Traditions are not compulsory, commandments are.

      You’ll have to provide me with the scriptures under the new covenant that command Hebrew women to wear physical coverings on their heads. I cannot find any, however I could have missed something that you caught.

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  11. Angels refer to good angels and they are anxious to check on keeping order and obedience. Humans fell due to disobedience. This obedience of wearing a scarf confers power and authority on a woman and that goes beyond simply being married because angels all the time, y’all! at every time of a woman’s life. Why give up the chance for blessings?

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  12. Hi, it is to my understanding that Paul wrote this to the Corinthians because of their disputing over the customs and traditions at that time. This order was necessary for the women in Corinth at that time to maintain order, not control. I do believe the covering is literal but I do not believe women are bound by this custom today unless their hearts condemn them for not doing so and they can’t uncover their head in faith then by all means continue to wear your covering. Reading down one more verse to verse 16 Paul expresses that he does not share that custom. I hope this provides more clarity and much thanks for getting this conversation started.

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    • Tamika,

      This is exactly my point, Hebrews attempting to force this tradition as a necessity upon women today is a huge error. Wearing a covering on the head for a woman is not compulsory.

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  13. Thawadah my dear sister! This teaching was soo crystal clean! My daughter asked me why did we have to cover our heads when we already had hair; and the only thing that I could say was what was said to me: to protect us from fallen angels as we are being taught the word.
    I do have a question for you: Why do our Hebrew male teachers wear the mitre (please forgive my spelling)

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    • Adina-Batyah,

      They too are simply following a tradition, as with the women it is not compulsory for a man to wear a head garment either. Many of these Hebrew elders are introducing unnecessary teachings, rules and regulations in order to make themselves look important aswell as a make you feel that they are an essential requirement in your life in order to understand the scriptures correctly.

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