Consider this: as the eyes of a servant focus on what his master provides, and as the eyes of a female servant focus on what her mistress provides, so our eyes focus on the LORD our God, until he has mercy on us.
an unloved woman when she finds a husband, and a servant girl who inherits from her mistress.
Under a slave when he becomes a king, a fool when he is overfed,
The angel of the LORD told her, "You must go back to your mistress and submit to her authority."
It will be the same for the lay people as for priests, the same for servants as for their masters, for female servants as for their mistresses, for buyers as for sellers, for lenders as for borrowers, and for creditors as for debtors.
You said, "I will always continue Queen forever!' You didn't take these things into your thinking, nor did you think about their consequences.
He had sex with Hagar, and she became pregnant. When she realized that she was pregnant, she looked with contempt on her mistress.
2 Kings 5:3
She mentioned to her mistress, "If only my master were to visit the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy."
1 Corinthians 7:4
A wife does not have authority over her own body, but her husband does. In the same way, a husband doesn't have authority over his own body, but his wife does.
2 Samuel 3:7
Meanwhile, Saul had a mistress named Rizpah, who was the daughter of Aiah. Ish-bosheth asked Abner, "Why did you have sex with my father's mistress?"
Now Abram's wife Sarai had not borne a child for him. She had an Egyptian servant girl whose name was Hagar.
"Sit silent, and enter into the darkness, you daughter of the Chaldeans; for no more will they call you Queen of Kingdoms.
So the LORD God called out to the man, asking him, "Where are you?"
"Hagar, servant of Sarai," he asked, "Where are you coming from and where are you going?" She answered, "I am running away from my mistress Sarai."
Four things on earth are small, but they are very, very wise:
1 Kings 17:17
Sometime later, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. In fact, his illness became so severe that he died.
Then Jesus answered her, "Lady, your faith is great! What you want is granted." That very hour her daughter was healed.
they are to bring her to the door of her father's house. Then the men of the city are to stone her with boulders until she dies for doing a detestable thing in Israel acting like a prostitute while in her father's house. By doing this, you will remove this evil from among you.
Say to the king and the queen mother, "Come take a lowly seat, because your beautiful crowns have fallen off your heads."
Innumerable are the harlotries of this well-favored whore, this mistress of witchcraft, who enslaves nations through her fornication and families through her sorcery.
After that the young woman would go in to the king, and whatever she asked for would be given to her to take with her from the harem to the palace.
Abram answered Sarai, "Look, your servant is under your control, so do to her as you wish." So Sarai dealt so harshly with Hagar that she ran away from Sarai.
The angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the desert on the road to Shur.
1 Kings 11:3
He had 700 princess wives and 300 mistresses who turned his heart away from the LORD,
Now Joseph was well built and good looking. That's why, sometime later, Joseph's master's wife looked straight at Joseph and propositioned him: "Come on! Let's have a little sex!"
But there was no response. So he placed her on the donkey, mounted his own animal, and went home. When he arrived home, he grabbed a knife, took hold of his mistress, cut her apart limb by limb into twelve pieces, and sent her remains throughout the land of Israel.
Nevertheless, when Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian whom Hagar had borne to Abraham making fun of Isaac,
Instead, here's my virgin daughter and my visitor's mistress. Please let me bring them out to you. Occupy yourselves with them, and do to them whatever you would like. But don't commit such a stupid thing against this man."
Then the woman fled into the wilderness, where a place had been prepared for her by God so that she might be taken care of for 1,260 days.
1 Samuel 28:7
Saul told his servants, "Find me a woman who is a medium so I can go to her and make my inquiry through her." His servants told him, "Look, there's a woman at Endor who is a medium."
Abram listened to Sarai's suggestion, so Abram's wife Sarai took her Egyptian servant, Hagar, and gave her as a wife to her husband Abram. This took place ten years after Abram had settled in the land of Canaan.
Blessed is the person who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at my doorways
But he refused, telling his master's wife, "Look! My master doesn't have to worry about anything in the house with me in charge, and he has entrusted everything into my care.
after King Jeconiah, the queen mother, the palace officials, the officials of Judah and Jerusalem, the craftsmen, and the smiths left Jerusalem.
So I grabbed my mistress, cut her in pieces, and sent her remains throughout the territory of Israel's inheritance, because they've committed a vile, stupid outrage in Israel.