Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:
Who can find a wife of noble character? For her value is far more than rubies.
and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and disabilities: Mary (called Magdalene), from whom seven demons had gone out,
All these continued together in prayer with one mind, together with the women, along with Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.
Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which in translation means Dorcas). She was continually doing good deeds and acts of charity.
1 Timothy 2:10
but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess reverence for God.
1 Timothy 5:10
and has a reputation for good works: as one who has raised children, practiced hospitality, washed the feet of the saints, helped those in distress -- as one who has exhibited all kinds of good works.
Older women likewise are to exhibit behavior fitting for those who are holy, not slandering, not slaves to excessive drinking, but teaching what is good.
1 Samuel 2:1
Hannah prayed, "My heart rejoices in the Lord; my horn is exalted high because of the Lord. I loudly denounce my enemies, for I am happy that you delivered me.
Leave your orphans behind and I will keep them alive. Your widows too can depend on me."
She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years. She never left the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.
1 Timothy 2:15
But she will be delivered through childbearing, if she continues in faith and love and holiness with self-control.
1 Timothy 5:5
But the widow who is truly in need, and completely on her own, has set her hope on God and continues in her pleas and prayers night and day.
By faith, even though Sarah herself was barren and he was too old, he received the ability to procreate, because he regarded the one who had given the promise to be trustworthy.
1 Peter 3:2
when they see your pure and reverent conduct.