Women

Women:

* Creation of
(Genesis 1:27; 2:21,22)

* Named
(Genesis 2:23)

* Fall of, and curse upon
(Genesis 3:1-16; 2 Corinthians 11:3; 1 Timothy 2:14)

* Promise to
(Genesis 3:15)

* Had separate apartments in dwellings
(Genesis 24:67; 31:33; Esther 2:9,11)

* Veiled the face
(Genesis 24:65)

* See VAIL
* Vows of
(Numbers 30:3-16)

* When jealously charged with infidelity, their guilt or
innocence was to be determined by an ordeal(Numbers 5:12-31)

* Took part in ancient worship
(Exodus 15:20; 21; 38:8; 1 Samuel 2:22)

* In chorus
(1 Chronicles 25:5,6; Ezra 2:65; Nehemiah 7:67)

* Worshiped in separate compartments
(Exodus 38:8; 1 Samuel 2:22)

* Consecrated jewels to tabernacle
(Exodus 35:22)

* Mirrors
(Exodus 38:8)

* Required to attend to the reading of the law of Moses
(Deuteronomy 31:12; Joshua 8:35)

* Purifications of
o After menstruation
(Leviticus 15:19-33; 2 Samuel 11:4)

o After childbirth
(Leviticus 12; Luke 2:22)

* Difference in ceremonies made between male and female children
(Leviticus 12)

* Religious privileges of, among early Christians
(Acts 1:14; 12:12,13; 1 Corinthians 11:5; 14:34; 1 Timothy 2:11)

* Domestic duties of
(Genesis 18:6; Proverbs 31:15-19; Matthew 24:41)

* Cooked
(Genesis 18:6)

* Spun
(Exodus 35:25,26; 1 Samuel 2:19; Proverbs 31:19-24)

* Embroidered
(Proverbs 31:22)

* Made garments
(Acts 9:39)

* Gleaned
(Ruth 2:8)

* Kept vineyards
(The Song of Solomon 1:6)

* Tended flocks and herds
(Genesis 24:11,13,14,19,20; 29:9; Exodus 2:16)

* Worked in fields
(Isaiah 27:11; Ezekiel 26:6,8)

* Was a doorkeeper
(Matthew 26:69; John 18:16,17; Acts 12:13,14)

* Forbidden to wear men’s costume
(Deuteronomy 22:5)

* Wore hair long
(1 Corinthians 11:5-15)

* Rules for dress of Christian
(1 Timothy 2:9,10; 1 Peter 3:3,4)

* Ornaments of
(Isaiah 3:16-23)

* Weaker than men
(1 Peter 3:7)

* Are timid
(Isaiah 19:16; Jeremiah 50:37; 51:30; Nahum 3:13)

* Are affectionate
(2 Samuel 1:26)

* Are tender to her offspring
(Isaiah 49:15; Lamentations 4:10)

* Are mirthsome
(Judges 11:34; 21:21; Jeremiah 31:13; Zechariah 9:17)

* Are courteous to strangers
(Genesis 24:17)

* Could not marry without the consent of parents
(Genesis 24:3,4; 34:6; Exodus 22:17)

* Not to be given in marriage was considered a calamity
(Judges 11:37; Psalms 78:63; Isaiah 4:1)

* Taken captive
(Numbers 31:9,15,17,18,35; Lamentations 1:18; Ezekiel 30:17,18)

* Punishment to be inflicted upon men for seducing, when
betrothed(Deuteronomy 22:23-27)

* Punishment for seducing, when not betrothed
(Exodus 22:16,17; Deuteronomy 22:28,29)

* Treated with cruelty in war
(Deuteronomy 32:25; Lamentations 2:21; 5:11)

* Virtuous, held in high estimation
(Ruth 3:11; Proverbs 31:10-30)

* Fond of self-indulgence
(Isaiah 32:9-11)

* Fond of ornaments
(Jeremiah 2:32)

* Subtle and deceitful
(Proverbs 6:24-29,32-35; 7:6-27; Ecclesiastes 7:26)

* Silly, and easily led into error
(2 Timothy 3:6)

* Zealous in promoting superstition and idolatry
(Jeremiah 7:18; Ezekiel 13:17,23)

* Active in instigating to iniquity
(Numbers 31:15,16; 1 Kings 21:25; Nehemiah 13:26)

* Guilty of sodomy
(2 Kings 23:7; Romans 1:26)

* As rulers
(Isaiah 3:12)

* Deborah
(Judges 4:4)

* Athaliah
(2 Kings 11:1-16; 2 Chronicles 22:2,3,10-12)

* Queen of Sheba
(1 Kings 10:1-13)

* Queen Candace
(Acts 8:27)

* A Persian queen sat on a throne beside her king
(Nehemiah 2:6)

* Patriotic
o Miriam
(Exodus 15:20)

o Deborah
(Judges 5)

o The women of Israel
(1 Samuel 18:6)

o The women of the Philistines
(2 Samuel 1:20)

* Help in defensive operations
(Judges 9:53)

* As poets
o Miriam
(Exodus 15:21)

o Deborah
(Judges 5)

o Hannah
(1 Samuel 2:1-10)

o Elisabeth
(Luke 1:42-45)

o Mary
(Luke 1:46-55)

* As prophets
o Miriam
(Exodus 15:20,21; Micah 6:4)

o Deborah
(Judges 4:4,5)

o Huldah
(2 Kings 22:14-20; 2 Chronicles 34:22-28)

o Noadiah
(Nehemiah 6:14)

o Anna
(Luke 2:36-38)

o Philip’s four unmarried daughters
(Acts 21:9)

* False prophets
(Ezekiel 13:17-23)

* In business
(Proverbs 31:14-18,24)

* Property rights of
o In inheritance
(Numbers 27:1-11; 36; Joshua 17:3-6; Job 42:15)

o To sell real estate
(Ruth 4:3-9)

* Sold for husband’s debts
(Matthew 18:25)

* First to sin
(Genesis 3:6)

* Last at the cross
(Matthew 27:55,56; Mark 15:40,41)

* First at the gravesite
(Mark 15:46,47; 16:1-6; Luke 23:27,28,49,55,56; 24:1-10)

* First to whom the risen Lord appeared
(Mark 16:9; John 20:14-18)

* Converted by preaching of Paul
(Acts 16:14,15; 17:4,12,34)

* Social status of
o In Persia
(Esther 1:10-22; Daniel 5:1-12)

o In Roman customs
(Acts 24:24; 25:13,23; 26:30)

* UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO
(Genesis 2:18,21-24; 3:16; Esther 1:20-22; Proverbs 11:16,22; 12:4; 14:1; 18:22; 19:13,14; 21:9,19; 25:24; 27:15,16; 30:21-23; 31:10-31; Ecclesiastes 7:26-28; Isaiah 3:16-24; 32:9-12; Ezekiel 13:17-23; 1 Corinthians 11:3-15; 14:34,35; 1 Timothy 2:9-15; 3:11; 5:1-16; 2 Timothy 3:6,7; Titus 2:3-5)

* See WIDOW
* See WIFE
* See also HUSBANDS
* See PARENTS
* GOOD
o INSTANCES OF .Deborah, a judge, prophetess, and military leader
(Judges 4; 5)

o Mother of Samson
(Judges 13:23)

o Naomi
(Ruth 1; 2; 3:1)

o Ruth
(Ruth 1:4,14-22)

o And
(Ruth 2; 3; 4)

o Hannah, the mother of Samuel
(1 Samuel 1:9-18,24-28)

o Widow of Zarephath, who fed Elijah during the famine
(1 Kings 17:8-24)

o The Shunammite woman, who gave hospitality to Elisha
(2 Kings 4:8-38)

o Vashti
(Esther 1:11,12)

o Esther
(Esther 4:15-17)

o Mary
(Luke 1:26-38)

o Elisabeth
(Luke 1:6,41-45)

o Anna
(Luke 2:37)

o The widow who put her two mite (small coins, Greek: leptas) into the treasury
(Mark 12:41-44; Luke 21:2-4)

o Mary and Martha
(Mark 14:3-9; Luke 10:42; John 11:5)

o Mary Magdalene
(Mark 16:1; Luke 8:2; John 20:1,2,11-16)

o Pilate’s wife
(Matthew 27:19)

o Dorcas (Tabitha)
(Acts 9:36)

o Lydia
(Acts 16:14)

o Priscilla (Prisca)
(Acts 18:26)

o Phoebe
(Romans 16:1,2)

o Julia
(Romans 16:15)

o Mary
(Romans 16:6)

o Lois and Eunice
(2 Timothy 1:5)

o The Philippian Christians
(Philippians 4:3)

* FIGURATIVE
o Of the body (ekklesia) of Christ
(Psalms 45:2-15; Galatians 4:26; Revelation 12:1)

o Of saints
(Matthew 25:1-4; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Revelation 14:4)

* WICKED
(2 Kings 9:30-37; 23:7; Jeremiah 44:15-19,25; Ezekiel 8:14; Romans 1:26)

o Zeal of, in licentious practices of idolatry
(2 Kings 23:7; Hosea 4:13,14)

o Full of deceit and licentiousness
(Proverbs 2:16-19; 5:3-20; 6:24-29,32-35; 7:6-27; Ecclesiastes 7:26; Ezekiel 16:32)

o Commits forgery
(1 Kings 21:8)

o Silly and wayward
(2 Timothy 3:6)

* INSTANCES OF
o Eve, in yielding to temptation and seducing her husband
(Genesis 3:6; 1 Timothy 2:14)

o Sarah, in her jealousy and malice toward Hagar
(Genesis 21:9-11; 21:12-21)

o Lot’s wife, in her rebellion against her situation, and against the destruction of Sodom
(Genesis 19:26; Luke 17:32)

o The daughters of Lot, in their incestuous lust
(Genesis 19:31-38)

o Rebekah, in her partiality for Jacob, and her sharp practice to secure for him Isaac’s blessing
(Genesis 27:11-17)

o Rachel, in her jealousy of Leah
(Genesis 30:1)

o Rachel, in stealing images
(Genesis 31:19,34)

o Leah, in her imitation of Rachel in the matter of children
(Genesis 30:9-18)

o Dinah, in her fornication
(Genesis 34:1,2)

o Tamar, in her adultery
(Genesis 38:14-24)

o Potiphar’s wife, in her lascivious lust and slander against Joseph
(Genesis 39:7-20)

o Zipporah, in her persecution of Moses on account of his religious obligations
(Exodus 4:25,26)

o Miriam, in her sedition with Aaron against Moses
(Numbers 12)

o Rahab, in her harlotry
(Joshua 2:1)

o Delilah, in her conspiracy against Samson
(Judges 16:4-20)

o Peninnah, the wife of Elkanah, in her jealous taunting of Hannah
(1 Samuel 1:4-8)

o The Midianite woman in the camp of Israel, taken in adultery
(Numbers 25:6-8)

o Michal, in her derision of David’s religious zeal
(2 Samuel 6:16,20-23)

o Bath-sheba, in her adultery, in becoming the wife of her husband’s murderer
(2 Samuel 11:4,5,27; 12:9,10)

o Solomon’s wives, in their idolatrous and wicked influence over Solomon
(1 Kings 11:1-11; Nehemiah 13:26)

o Jezebel, in her persecution and destruction of the prophets of the Lord
(1 Kings 18:4,13)

o Jezebel, in her persecution of Elijah
(1 Kings 19:2)

o Jezebel, in her conspiracy against Naboth, to cheat him out of his vineyard
(1 Kings 21:1-16)

o Jezebel, in her evil counsels to, and influence over, Ahab
(1 Kings 21:25; 21:17-27)

o And
(2 Kings 9:30-37)

o The cannibalistic mothers of Samaria
(2 Kings 6:28,29)

o Athaliah, in destroying the royal household and usurping the throne
(2 Kings 11:1-16; 2 Chronicles 22:10,12; 23:12-15)

o The sodomites of the southern kingdom (Judah)
(2 Kings 23:7)

o Noadiah, a false prophetess in attempting to intimidate the Jews when they were restoring Jerusalem
(Nehemiah 6:14)

o Haman’s wife, in advising him to hang Mordecai
(Esther 5:14; 6:13)

o Job’s wife, in suggesting to him that he curse God and die
(Job 2:9; 19:17)

o Gomer, the adulterous wife of Hosea
(Hosea 1:2,3; 3:1)

o Herodias, in her incestuous marriage with Herod Antipas
(Matthew 14:3,4; Mark 6:17-19; Luke 3:19)

o Herodius, by indirectly causing John the Baptist to be decapitated
(Matthew 14:6-11; Mark 6:24-28)

o The daughter of Herodias, in her complicity with her mother in securing the death of John the Baptist
(Matthew 14:8; Mark 6:18-28)

o Sapphira, in her blasphemous falsehood
(Acts 5:2-10)

o The woman caught in the act of adultery and brought to Jesus in the temple
(John 8:1-11)

* FIGURATIVE
o Of backsliding
(Jeremiah 6:2; Revelation 17:4,18)

o Of evil people
(Isaiah 32:9,11; Matthew 25:1-13)

* SYMBOLICAL
o Of wickedness
(Zechariah 5:7,8; Revelation 17; 19:2)

* See WIFE


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