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21 Bible Verses about Actual Widows

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Ruth 1:5

both Mahlon and Chilion died, leaving Naomi alone with neither her husband nor her two sons.

1 Samuel 27:3

David stayed with Achish in Gath along with his men, each of whom was with his household. David had his two wives, Ahinoam from Jezreel and Abigail, who had been the wife of Nabal of Carmel.

1 Samuel 30:5

David's two wives, Ahinoam from Jezreel and Abigail, Nabal's former wife, had been captured.

2 Samuel 2:2

So David went there, along with his two wives Ahinoam from Jezreel and Abigail, widow of Nabal from Carmel.

2 Samuel 3:3

his second was Chileab by Abigail, widow of Nabal from Carmel, his third was Absalom by Maacah, daughter of King Talmai from Geshur,

2 Samuel 14:5

The king asked her, "What's your problem?"

1 Kings 7:14

the son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, whose father was from Tyre. A bronze worker, he was wise, knowledgeable, and was skilled in all sorts of bronze working. He went to King Solomon and did all of his work.

1 Kings 11:26

Solomon had a servant, Nebat's son Jeroboam, who was an Ephraimite from Zeredah. His widowed mother was named Zeruah. Jeroboam rebelled against Solomon,

2 Kings 4:1

Now there happened to be a certain woman who had been the wife of a member of the Guild of Prophets. She cried out to Elisha, "My husband who served you has died, and you know that your servant feared the LORD. But a creditor has come to take away my children into indentured servitude!"

Luke 4:26

Yet Elijah wasn't sent to a single one of those widows except to one at Zarephath in Sidon.

Luke 7:12

As he approached the entrance to the city, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother's only son, and she was a widow. A large crowd from the city was with her.

Mark 12:42

Then a destitute widow came and dropped in two small copper coins, worth about a cent.

Luke 21:2

Then he saw a destitute widow drop in two small copper coins.

Luke 4:25

I'm telling you the truth there were many widows in Israel in Elijah's time, when it didn't rain for three years and six months and there was a severe famine everywhere in the land.

Job 27:15

Those who do survive him disease will bury, and his widow won't even weep.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they took him upstairs. All the widows gathered around Peter, crying and showing him all the shirts and coats Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Acts 9:41

He extended his hand and helped her get up. Then he called the saints, including the widows, and gave her back to them alive.

Genesis 38:11

After this, Judah told his daughter-in-law Tamar, "Go live as a widow in your father's house until my son Shelah grows up." But he was really thinking, ""otherwise, Shelah might die like his brothers." So Tamar left and lived in her father's house.

2 Samuel 20:3

When David arrived at his palace in Jerusalem, the king took the ten mistresses whom he had left behind to keep the palace in order and placed them in a separate house, providing for them under the care of a protective guard. He never visited them again, so they were under care until they died, living as if their husbands had died.

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