1 Corinthians 11:7 "For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man."
And 11:8, "For man does not originate from woman, but woman from man."
Man is uniquely created to bear the image of God as a ruler who was given a sphere of sovereignty.
Both men and women were created in God's image.
The original creation from the "dust of the ground" was Adam only.
Eve was created later from part of Adam himself.
The male was given the dominion and authority over God's created
world and is, by that fact, the glory of God.
Woman is the glory of man, woman was made to manifest man's authority as man was made to manifest God's authority. The woman is vice regent, who rules in stead of man or who carries out man's will, just as man is God's vice regent, who rules in His stead or carries out His will.
Charles Hodge says, "She receives and reveals what there is of majesty in him. She always assumes his station; becomes a queen if he is a king, and manifests to others the wealth and honor which may belong to her husband."