Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament1 Corinthians 11:16
- Contentious (piloneikov).
- Old adjective (pilos, neikov), fond of strife. Only here in N.T. If he only existed in this instance, the disputatious brother.
- Custom (sunhteian).
- Old word from sunhthv (sun, htov), like Latin consuetudo, intercourse, intimacy. In N.T. only here and 8:7 which see. "In the sculptures of the catacombs the women have a close-fitting head-dress, while the men have the hair short" (Vincent).