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49 Bible Verses about woman

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Ecclesiastes 7:28

which my soul yet seeks, but I find not: one man among a thousand I have found, but a woman among all those I have not found.

1 Corinthians 14:35

And if they desire to learn anything, let them ask their husbands at home, for it is a dishonest thing for women to speak in the congregation .

John 4:7

There came a woman of Samaria to draw water; Jesus said unto her, Give me to drink.

Deuteronomy 21:11

and seest among the captives a beautiful woman and hast a desire unto her that thou would have her to thy wife,

1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women keep silence in the congregations , for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be in subjection, as also saith the law.

Proverbs 9:13

A foolish woman is clamorous: she is simple and knows nothing.

Luke 15:8

Or what woman having ten drachmas, if she loses one drachma, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until she finds it?

Matthew 15:28

Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith; be it unto thee even as thou desire. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

Revelation 12:16

And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth and swallowed up the river which the dragon had cast out of his mouth.

Proverbs 31:29

Resh Many daughters have done valiantly, but thou dost excel them all.

1 Samuel 1:15

And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit; I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink but have poured out my soul before the LORD.

Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

1 Corinthians 11:6

For if the woman is not covered, let her also be shorn; but if it is a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.

Isaiah 3:17

Therefore the Lord will make bare the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will uncover that which they are ashamed of.

Proverbs 7:10

and, behold, a woman met him with the attire of a harlot, and subtil of heart.

Jeremiah 31:22

How long wilt thou wander, O thou backsliding daughter? for the LORD will bring forth a new thing upon the earth, A woman shall compass the man.

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Woman » The subjection of

1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women keep silence in the congregations , for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be in subjection, as also saith the law.

Woman » Creation and temptation of

Genesis 3:13

Then the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I ate.

More verses: Genesis 1:27 Genesis 2:22

Woman » Often engaged in » Drawing and carrying water

Genesis 24:11

And he made his camels kneel down outside the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.

Genesis 24:13

Behold, I stand here by the fountain of water, and the daughters of the men of the city come out for water:

John 4:7

There came a woman of Samaria to draw water; Jesus said unto her, Give me to drink.

1 Samuel 9:11

And as they went up the hill to the city, they found young maidens going out to draw water and said unto them, Is the seer here?

Genesis 24:15-16

And it came to pass before he had done speaking that, behold, Rebekah came out (who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother) with her pitcher upon her shoulder. And the damsel was very fair to look upon, a virgin, whom no man had known; and she went down to the fountain and filled her pitcher and was coming back up.

Woman » Of distinction » Fair and graceful

Genesis 24:16

And the damsel was very fair to look upon, a virgin, whom no man had known; and she went down to the fountain and filled her pitcher and was coming back up.

Genesis 12:11

And it came to pass when he was come near to enter into Egypt that he said unto Sarai, his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon;

Amos 8:13

In that day the fair virgins and young men shall faint for thirst.

Song of Songs 1:8

If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go forth, following the footprints of the flock and feed thy little female goats beside the booths of the shepherds.

Woman » Young » Happy

Jeremiah 31:13

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together; for I will turn their mourning into joy and will comfort them and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

Zechariah 9:17

For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! The wheat shall make the young men cheerful, and the wine the maids.

Judges 11:34

And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances; and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

Judges 21:21

and watch with care, and when you see the daughters of Shiloh come out to dance in dances, then come out of the vineyards, and each one of you shall rapture a wife of the daughters of Shiloh and go to the land of Benjamin.

Woman » Often treated with great cruelty in war

2 Kings 8:12

Then Hazael said unto him, Why does my lord weep? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the sons of Israel; their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword and wilt dash their children and rip up their women with child.

Ezekiel 9:6

Slay the old, the young men, and the virgins, the children and the women, but do not come near anyone upon whom is the mark; and ye must begin from my sanctuary. Then they began with the men, the elders, which were in front of the temple.

Lamentations 5:11

They ravished the women in Zion and the virgins in the cities of Judah.

Woman » Characterized as » Timid

Jeremiah 50:37

A sword is upon their horses and upon their chariots and upon all the mingled people that are in the midst of her; and they shall become as women; a sword is upon her treasures; and they shall be robbed.

Isaiah 19:16

In that day Egypt shall be like unto women, and it shall be afraid and fear in the presence of the tall hand of the LORD of the hosts, which he shall raise up over them.

Jeremiah 51:30

The mighty men of Babylon have forborne to fight; they have remained in their holds; their might has failed; they became as women: the enemies have burned her dwellingplaces; they have broken her bars.

Nahum 3:13

Behold, thy people in the midst of thee shall be like women; the gates of thy land shall be set wide open unto thine enemies; the fire shall devour thy bars.

Woman » Illustrative » (chaste and holy,) of saints

Song of Songs 1:3

Because of the savour of thy good ointments (ointment poured forth is thy name), therefore have the virgins loved thee.

Revelation 14:4

These are those who are not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are those who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These are redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.

Woman » Young » Often treated with great cruelty in war

Lamentations 2:21

Schin The young and the old lay on the ground in the streets; my virgins and my young men fell by the sword; thou hast slain them in the day of thine anger; thou hast killed and hast not forgiven.

Lamentations 5:11

They ravished the women in Zion and the virgins in the cities of Judah.

Deuteronomy 32:25

The sword without and terror within shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

Woman » Generally lived in a separated apartment or tent

Esther 2:11

And Mordecai walked every day before the court of the women's house to know the peace of Esther and what was done with her.

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent and took Rebekah as his wife; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Esther 2:9

And the maiden pleased him, and she found mercy before him; and he speedily gave her that which was necessary for purification and her rations, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her out of the king's house; and he moved her and her maids into the best place of the house of the women.

Genesis 18:9

And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Here, in the tent.

Woman » Deceived by satan

Genesis 3:1-6

Now the serpent was more astute than all the animals of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Has God indeed said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman answered unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden; but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God has said, Ye shall not eat of it; neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die. read more.
Then the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: For God knows that in the day ye eat of it then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.

Woman » Frequently » Active in instigating to iniquity

1 Kings 21:25

(Truly there was none like unto Ahab, who sold himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, because Jezebel his wife incited him.

Nehemiah 13:26

Did not Solomon, king of Israel, sin by these things? Yet among many nations there was no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel; nevertheless, strange women caused even him to offend.

Numbers 31:15-16

And Moses said unto them, Have ye saved all the women alive? Behold, these caused the sons of Israel through the counsel of Balaam to commit trespass against the LORD in the matter of Peor for which there was a plague among the congregation of the LORD.

Woman » Illustrative » (gloriously arrayed,) of the church of Christ

Revelation 12:1

And there appeared a great sign in the heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars;

Woman » Frequently » Zealous in promoting superstition and idolatry

Jeremiah 7:18

The sons gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough to make cakes to the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods that they may provoke me to anger.

Ezekiel 13:23

therefore ye shall not see vanity, nor divine divinations any longer: for I will deliver my people out of your hand; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 13:17

Likewise, thou son of man, set thy face against the daughters of thy people, who prophesy out of their own heart; prophesy thou against them,

Woman » Virtuous, held in high estimation

Ruth 3:11

And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do unto thee all that thou hast said, for all the city of my people know that thou art a valiant woman.

Woman » Young » Could not marry without consent of parents

Exodus 22:17

If her father utterly refuses to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.

Genesis 24:3

and I will make thee swear by the LORD, the God of the heavens and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell;

Genesis 34:6

And Hamor, the father of Shechem, went out unto Jacob to speak with him.

Woman » Young » Not to be given in marriage considered a calamity

Isaiah 4:1

And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread and wear our own apparel; only let us be called by thy name to take away our reproach.

Judges 11:37

And she said again unto her father, Let this thing be done for me; let me alone two months, that I may go up and down upon the mountains and bewail my virginity, I and my companions.

Psalm 78:63

The fire consumed their young men; and their virgins were not honored in marriage songs.

Woman » Young » Often » Taken captive

Lamentations 1:18

Tzaddi The LORD is righteous, for I have rebelled against his mouth; hear now, all the peoples and see my sorrow; my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity.

Ezekiel 30:17-18

The young men of Heliopolis and of Pubasti shall fall by the sword; and these cities shall go into captivity. At Tehaphnehes also the day shall be darkened, when I shall break there the yokes of Egypt; and the pride of her strength shall cease in her; as for her, a cloud shall cover her, and the inhabitants of her villages shall go into captivity.

Woman » Illustrative » (lewd,) of the roman apostacy

Revelation 17:18

And the woman which thou hast seen is that great city, which reigns over the kings of the earth.

Revelation 17:4

And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and of the filthiness of her fornication;

Woman » Frequently » Subtle and deceitful

Ecclesiastes 7:26

and I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands are bonds; whosoever pleases God shall escape from her, but the sinner shall be held prisoner in her.

Proverbs 7:10

and, behold, a woman met him with the attire of a harlot, and subtil of heart.

Woman » Considered a valuable booty in war

Deuteronomy 20:14

Only the women and the little ones and the animals and all that is in the city, all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat of the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God has given thee.

1 Samuel 30:2

And they had taken the women captives that were therein, from the youngest to the oldest; they did not kill any but carried them away and went on their way.

Woman » Characterized as » Tender and constant to her offspring

Lamentations 4:10

Jod The hands of the compassionate women have cooked their own children; they were their food in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Woman » Young » Called » Virgins

Genesis 24:16

And the damsel was very fair to look upon, a virgin, whom no man had known; and she went down to the fountain and filled her pitcher and was coming back up.

Lamentations 1:4

Daleth The streets of Zion mourn because there are none to come to the solemnities; all her gates are destroyed; her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

Woman » Often engaged in » Agriculture

Ruth 2:8

Then said Boaz unto Ruth, Hear, my daughter, do not glean in another field, nor leave here; thou shalt cleave to my maidens.

Song of Songs 1:6

Do not look upon me because I am dark because the sun has looked upon me; my mother's sons were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards, but I have not kept my own vineyard.

Woman » Often engaged in » Attending funerals as mourners

Jeremiah 9:17

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Consider ye and call for the mourning women that they may come and send for cunning women that they may come,

Jeremiah 9:20

Yet hear the word of the LORD, O ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth and teach your daughters wailing and each one her neighbour lamentation.

Woman » Often engaged in » Domestic employments

Genesis 18:6

And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make bread baked under the ashes.

Woman » Illustrative » (wise,) of saints

Matthew 25:4

but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their lamps.

Matthew 25:1-2

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were prudent, and five were foolish.

Woman » Young » Of distinction, dressed in robes of various colors

Psalm 45:14

She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework; the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.

2 Samuel 13:18

And she had a garment of different colours upon her, for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins apparelled. Then his servant brought her out and bolted the door after her.

Woman » Originally made » To be an helpmeet for man

Genesis 2:20

And the man gave names to every beast, and to the fowl of the heavens, and to every animal of the field; but for the man there was not found a help meet for him.

Woman » Of distinction » Wore their hair plaited and adorned with gold and pearls

Isaiah 3:24

And it shall come to pass that instead of sweet perfumes, there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent and instead of well-set hair baldness and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth and burning instead of beauty.

Woman » Submissive and respectful to husbands

Genesis 18:12

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Woman » Often engaged in » Tending sheep

Exodus 2:16

Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters who came and drew water to fill the troughs to water their father's sheep.

Genesis 29:9

And while he yet spoke with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was the pastor.

Woman » Often engaged in » Grinding corn

Luke 17:35

Two women shall be grinding together: the one shall be taken, and the other left.

Woman » Illustrative » (at ease and careless,) of a state of carnal security

Isaiah 32:9

Rise up, ye women that are at ease; hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give ear unto my speech.

Isaiah 32:11

Tremble, ye women that are at ease; be troubled, ye careless ones: strip you, and make yourselves bare, and gird sackcloth upon your loins.

Woman » Had a court of the tabernacle assigned to them

Exodus 38:8

He also made the laver of brass and the base of it of brass, of the looking glasses of the women who were vigilant at the door of the tabernacle of the testimony.

Woman » Salvation promised through the seed of

Woman » Young » Called » Damsels

Mark 5:39

And when he was come in, he said unto them, Why make ye this ado and weep? The damsel is not dead, but sleeps.

Genesis 24:55

Then her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us a few days, at the least ten; after that she shall go.

Woman » Young » Called » Maids

Exodus 2:8

And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Go. And the maid went and called the child's mother.

Luke 8:51-52

And when he came into the house, he allowed no one to go in except Peter and James and John and the father and the mother of the maiden. And all wept and bewailed her, but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps.

Woman » Of the poorer classes swarthy from exposure to the sun

Song of Songs 1:5-6

I am dark, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, more desirable as the booths of Kedar, as the tents of Solomon. Do not look upon me because I am dark because the sun has looked upon me; my mother's sons were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards, but I have not kept my own vineyard.

Woman » Young » Punishment for seducing, when betrothed

Deuteronomy 22:23-27

When a damsel that is a virgin is betrothed unto a husband and a man finds her in the city and lies with her, then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones, and they shall die; the damsel because she did not cry out, being in the city, and the man because he has humbled his neighbour's wife; so thou shalt put away evil from among you. But if the man found a betrothed damsel in the field and the man forced her and lay with her; then only the man that lay with her shall die; read more.
but unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death; for as when a man rises against his neighbour and murders him, even so is this matter. For he found her in the field and the betrothed damsel cried out, and there was no one to save her.

Woman » Allowed to join in the temple-music from the time of david

1 Chronicles 25:5-6

All these were the sons of Heman, the king's seer, in the words of God, to lift up the horn. And God gave to Heman fourteen sons and three daughters. All these were under the direction of their father for song in the house of the LORD, with cymbals, psalteries, and harps, for the ministry of the house of God, under the hand of the king, of Asaph, of Jeduthun, and of Heman.

Woman » To wear her hair long as a covering

Woman » Originally made » To be the glory of man

Woman » Originally made » Subordinate to man

Woman » Originally made » For man

Woman » Often engaged in » Spinning

Proverbs 31:13-14

Daleth She sought wool and flax and worked willingly with her hands. He She was like the merchants' ships; she brings her food from afar.

Woman » Good and virtuous, described

Proverbs 31:10-28

Aleph Who can find a valiant woman? for her price is far above precious stones. Beth The heart of her husband safely trusts in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. Gimel She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. read more.
Daleth She sought wool and flax and worked willingly with her hands. He She was like the merchants' ships; she brings her food from afar. Vau She rose up even at night and gave food to her family and a portion to her maidens. Zain She considered the inheritance and bought it; with the fruit of her hands she planted a vineyard. Cheth She girded her loins with strength and strengthened her arms. Teth She perceived that her merchandise was good; her fire did not go out by night. Jod She laid her hands to the spindle, and her hands held the distaff. Caph She stretched out her hand to the poor; yea, she reached forth her hands to the destitute. Lamed She shall not be afraid of the snow for her family, for all her family is clothed with double garments. Mem She makes herself tapestries; her clothing is of fine linen and purple. Nun Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. Samech She made fine linen and sold it and delivered girdles unto the merchant. Ain Strength and glory is her clothing, and she shall laugh in the last day. Pe She opened her mouth with wisdom, and the law of mercy is upon her tongue. Tzaddi She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat bread in idleness. Koph Her sons rose up and called her blessed; her husband also, and he praised her.

Woman » Often engaged in » Celebrating the victories of the nation

Exodus 15:20-21

And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.

Woman » Originally made » From one of adam's ribs

Genesis 2:21-22

And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and he took one of his sides and closed up the flesh in its place; and the LORD God built that which he had taken from the side of the man into a woman and brought her unto the man.

Woman » Young » Punishment for seducing when not betrothed

Exodus 22:16-17

If a man should entice a virgin that is not betrothed and lie with her, he shall surely endow her and take her to be his wife. If her father utterly refuses to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.

Woman » Unfaithfulness of, when married found out by the waters of jealousy

Numbers 5:14-28

if a spirit of jealousy should come upon him, and he becomes jealous of his wife, and she is defiled; or if a spirit of jealousy comes upon him, and he becomes jealous of his wife, and she is not defiled, then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is a present of jealousy, a present of remembrance, which brings iniquity to memory. And the priest shall bring her near and set her before the LORD. read more.
Then the priest shall take holy water in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that is in the floor of the tabernacle the priest shall take and put it into the water. And the priest shall cause the woman to stand before the LORD and shall uncover the woman's head and put the present of remembrance in her hands, which is the present of jealousy; and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that brings the curse. And the priest shall charge her by an oath and say unto the woman, If no man has lain with thee, and if thou hast not gone astray from thy husband to uncleanness, thou shalt be clean from this bitter water that brings the curse. But if thou hast gone astray from thy husband and hast defiled thyself and some man has placed seed in thee other than thine husband, (the priest shall charge the woman with an oath of cursing) and the priest shall say unto the woman, Let the LORD make thee a curse and an oath among thy people when the LORD makes thy thigh to fail and thy belly to swell, and this water that causes the curse shall go into thy bowels and cause thy belly to swell and thy thigh to fail. And the woman shall say, Amen, amen. And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out with the bitter water; and he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that brings the curse, and the water that brings the curse shall enter into her as bitter. Then the priest shall take the present of jealousy out of the woman's hand and shall wave the offering before the LORD and offer it before the altar. And the priest shall take a handful of the present, in memory of her, and incense it upon the altar and afterward shall cause the woman to drink the water. He shall give her, therefore, the water to drink, and it shall come to pass, that if she is defiled and has betrayed her husband, that the water that works the curse shall enter into her in bitterness, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall fail; and that woman shall be a curse among her people. But if the woman is not defiled, but is clean; then she shall be free and shall conceive seed.

Woman » Punishment for injuring, when with child

Exodus 21:22-25

If men strive and hurt a woman with child so that she aborts but without death, he shall be surely punished according as the woman's husband will lay upon him, and he shall pay by the judges. And if there is death, then thou shalt pay life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, read more.
burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

Woman » Often engaged in » Embroidery

Proverbs 31:22

Mem She makes herself tapestries; her clothing is of fine linen and purple.

Woman » Of distinction » Fond of dress and ornaments

Isaiah 3:17-23

Therefore the Lord will make bare the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will uncover that which they are ashamed of. In that day the Lord will take away the adornment of their shoes and their hair nets and their crystals, the chains and the jewels and the bracelets, read more.
the bonnets and the ornaments of the legs and the headbands and the powders and the earrings, the rings, and nose jewels, the changeable suits of apparel and the mantles and the veils and the crisping pins, the looking glasses and the fine linen and the hoods and the hairdos.

Woman » Illustrative » (foolish,) of mere professors

Matthew 25:1-3

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were prudent, and five were foolish. Those that were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them;

Woman » Frequently » Fond of self-indulgence

Isaiah 32:9-11

Rise up, ye women that are at ease; hear my voice, ye careless daughters; give ear unto my speech. Many days and years shall ye be troubled, ye careless women: for the vintage shall fail, and the harvest shall not come in. Tremble, ye women that are at ease; be troubled, ye careless ones: strip you, and make yourselves bare, and gird sackcloth upon your loins.

Woman » Safety in childbirth promised to the faithful and holy

1 Timothy 2:15

notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if she continues in faith and charity and sanctification and modesty.

Woman » Vows of, when married not binding upon the husband

Numbers 30:6-8

But if she had at all a husband when she vowed or pronounced anything out of her lips, with which she bound her soul, if her husband heard it and remained silent regarding it in the day that he heard it, then her vows shall stand, and her bonds with which she bound her soul shall stand. But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it, then her vow which she vowed and that which she pronounced with her lips, with which she bound her soul, shall be of no effect, and the LORD shall forgive her.

Woman » Rights of

Numbers 27:1-8

Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh, the son of Joseph; and these are the names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah and Hoglah and Milcah and Tirzah. And they stood before Moses and before Eleazar, the priest, and before the princes and all the congregation, by the door of the tabernacle of the testimony, saying, Our father died in the wilderness, and he was not in the company of those that gathered themselves together against the LORD in the company of Korah, but died in his own sin, and had no sons. read more.
Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family because he has no son? Give unto us therefore a possession among the brethren of our father. And Moses brought their cause before the LORD. And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying, The daughters of Zelophehad speak right; thou shalt surely give them a possession of an inheritance among their father's brethren, and thou shalt cause the inheritance of their father to pass unto them. And thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If a man dies and has no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.

Woman » Characterized as » Loving and affectionate

2 Samuel 1:26

I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan; very pleasant hast thou been unto me; thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.

Woman » Frequently » Silly and easily led into error

2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are those who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with various lusts,

Woman » Young » Kind and courteous to strangers

Genesis 24:17

Then the slave ran to meet her and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.

Woman » Young » Fond » Ornaments

Woman » Generally wore a vail in the presence of the other sex

Genesis 24:65

For she had asked the slave, What man is this that walks in the field to meet us? And the slave had said, This is my master; therefore she took a veil and covered herself.

Woman » Originally made » By God in his own image

Woman » Illustrative » (delicate,) of backsliding israel

Jeremiah 6:2

I shall liken the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.

Woman » Young » Inherited parents' property when there was no male heir

Numbers 27:8

And thou shalt speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, If a man dies and has no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.

Woman » Origin and cause of the name

Woman » Curse pronounced on

Woman » Characterized as » Weaker than man

Woman » Of distinction » Haughty in their deportment

Isaiah 3:16

Moreover the LORD saith, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking and swaggering as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:

Woman » Illustrative » (forsaken,) of israel in her captivity

Isaiah 54:6

For as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit has the LORD called thee, and as a young woman who is put away, said thy God.

Woman » Led man to disobey God

Woman » To be governed by, considered a calamity by the jews

Woman » To be slain by, considered a great disgrace

Judges 9:54

Then he called hastily unto the young man, his armourbearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword and slay me that it not be said of me, A woman slew him. And his young man thrust him through, and he died.

Woman » Were required to hear and obey the law

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all the things that Moses commanded which Joshua did not read before all the congregation of Israel with the women and the little ones and the strangers that walked among them.

Woman » Young » Required to learn from and imitate their elders

Topics on Woman

A Good Woman

Ecclesiastes 7:28

which my soul yet seeks, but I find not: one man among a thousand I have found, but a woman among all those I have not found.

Contentious Woman

Judges 16:19

And she caused him to sleep upon her knees; and she called for a man, and she caused him to shave off the seven locks of his head; and she began to afflict him, and his strength went from him.