32 Bible Verses about womanhood
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To the woman He said,
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain in childbirth,
In pain you will bring forth children;
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And he will rule over you.”
Now hear the word of the Lord, O you women,
And let your ear receive the word of His mouth;
Teach your daughters wailing,
And everyone her neighbor a dirge.
I made you numerous like plants of the field. Then you grew up, became tall and reached the age for fine ornaments; your breasts were formed and your hair had grown. Yet you were naked and bare.
for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.
She said to her father, “Let not my lord be angry that I cannot rise before you, for the manner of women is upon me.” So he searched but did not find the household idols.
“Many daughters have done nobly,
But you excel them all.”
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.
But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.
Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman.
A woman who had had a hemorrhage for twelve years,
Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born into the world.
“Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?
‘Also you shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness during her menstrual impurity.
“If she is a wall,
We will build on her a battlement of silver;
But if she is a door,
We will barricade her with planks of cedar.”
Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection;
So the woman left her waterpot, and went into the city and *said to the men,
The man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate.”
Queen Vashti also gave a banquet for the women in the palace which belonged to King Ahasuerus.
Wisdom shouts in the street,
She lifts her voice in the square;
and a sword will pierce even your own soul—to the end that thoughts from many hearts may be revealed.”
For seven women will take hold of one man in that day, saying, “We will eat our own bread and wear our own clothes, only let us be called by your name; take away our reproach!”
but that we write to them that they abstain from things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.
He spoke another parable to them, “The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened.”
They have tails like scorpions, and stings; and in their tails is their power to hurt men for five months.
If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria,
Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy,
Who say to your husbands, “Bring now, that we may drink!”
A gracious woman attains honor,
And ruthless men attain riches.
Now the man had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, “I have gotten a manchild with the help of the Lord.”
These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
On that day I will break the bow of Israel in the valley of Jezreel.”
Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.