Like a servant’s eyes on his master’s hand,
like a servant girl’s eyes on her mistress’s hand,
so our eyes are on the Lord our God
until He shows us favor.
an unloved woman when she marries,
and a servant girl when she ousts her queen.
a servant when he becomes king,
a fool when he is stuffed with food,
Then the Angel of the Lord said to her, “You must go back to your mistress and submit to her mistreatment.”
people and priest alike,
servant and master,
female servant and mistress,
buyer and seller,
lender and borrower,
creditor and debtor.
You said, ‘I will be the mistress forever.’
You did not take these things to heart
or think about their outcome.
He slept with Hagar, and she became pregnant. When she realized that she was pregnant, she treated her mistress with contempt.
2 Kings 5:3
She said to her mistress, “If only my master would go to the prophet who is in Samaria, he would cure him of his skin disease.”
1 Corinthians 7:4
A wife does not have the right over her own body, but her husband does. In the same way, a husband does not have the right over his own body, but his wife does.
2 Samuel 3:7
Now Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah daughter of Aiah, and Ish-bosheth questioned Abner, “Why did you sleep with my father’s concubine?”
Abram’s wife Sarai had not borne any children for him, but she owned an Egyptian slave named Hagar.
sit in silence and go into darkness.
For you will no longer be called mistress of kingdoms.
So the Lord God called out to the man and said to him, “Where are you?”
He said, “Hagar, slave of Sarai, where have you come from and where are you going?”She replied, “I’m running away from my mistress Sarai.”
Four things on earth are small,
yet they are extremely wise:
1 Kings 17:17
After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness became very severe until no breath remained in him.
Then Jesus replied to her, “Woman, your faith is great. Let it be done for you as you want.” And from that moment her daughter was cured.
they will bring the woman to the door of her father’s house, and the men of her city will stone her to death. For she has committed an outrage in Israel by being promiscuous in her father’s house. You must purge the evil from you.
Say to the king and the queen mother:
Take a humble seat,
for your glorious crowns
have fallen from your heads.
Because of the continual prostitution of the prostitute,
the attractive mistress of sorcery,
who betrays nations by her prostitution
and clans by her witchcraft,
When the young woman would go to the king, she was given whatever she requested to take with her from the harem to the palace.
Abram replied to Sarai, “Here, your slave is in your hands; do whatever you want with her.” Then Sarai mistreated her so much that she ran away from her.
The Angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on the way to Shur.
1 Kings 11:3
He had 700 wives who were princesses and 300 concubines, and they turned his heart away from the Lord.
After some time his master’s wife looked longingly at Joseph and said, “Sleep with me.”
When he entered his house, he picked up a knife, took hold of his concubine, cut her into 12 pieces, limb by limb, and then sent her throughout the territory of Israel.
But Sarah saw the son mocking—the one Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham.
Here, let me bring out my virgin daughter and the man’s concubine now. Use them and do whatever you want to them. But don’t do this horrible thing to this man.”
The woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared by God, to be fed there for 1,260 days.
1 Samuel 28:7
Saul then said to his servants, “Find me a woman who is a medium, so I can go and consult her.”His servants replied, “There is a woman at En-dor who is a medium.”
So Abram’s wife Sarai took Hagar, her Egyptian slave, and gave her to her husband Abram as a wife for him. This happened after Abram had lived in the land of Canaan 10 years.
Anyone who listens to me is happy,
watching at my doors every day,
waiting by the posts of my doorway.
But he refused. “Look,” he said to his master’s wife, “with me here my master does not concern himself with anything in his house, and he has put all that he owns under my authority.
This was after King Jeconiah, the queen mother, the court officials, the officials of Judah and Jerusalem, the craftsmen, and the metalsmiths had left Jerusalem.
Then I took my concubine and cut her in pieces, and sent her throughout Israel’s territory, because they committed a horrible shame in Israel.