to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.
She rewards him with good, not evil,
all the days of her life. She selects wool and flax
and works with willing hands. She is like the merchant ships,
bringing her food from far away.read more.
She rises while it is still night
and provides food for her household
and portions for her female servants. She evaluates a field and buys it;
she plants a vineyard with her earnings.
She sees that her profits are good,
and her lamp never goes out at night.
Two women will be grinding at the mill: one will be taken and one left.
Every skilled woman spun yarn with her hands and brought it: blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and fine linen.
So the Israelites brought a freewill offering to the Lord, all the men and women whose hearts prompted them to bring something for all the work that the Lord, through Moses, had commanded to be done.
The midwives said to Pharaoh, “The Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women, for they are vigorous and give birth before a midwife can get to them.”
Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.
The Lord gave the command;
a great company of women brought the good news:
On that day seven women
will seize one man, saying,
“We will eat our own bread
and provide our own clothing.
Just let us be called by your name.
Take away our disgrace.”
1 Timothy 2:12
I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent.
Now hear the word of the Lord, you women.
Pay attention to the word of His mouth.
Teach your daughters a lament
and one another a dirge,
Receive instruction from His mouth,
and place His sayings in your heart.
This is what the Lord of Hosts says:Consider, and summon the women who mourn;
send for the skillful women.
Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
When the Lord first spoke to Hosea, He said this to him:Go and marry a promiscuous wife
and have children of promiscuity,
for the land is committing blatant acts of promiscuity
by abandoning the Lord.
She makes and sells linen garments;
she delivers belts to the merchants.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper as his complement.”
She watches over the activities of her household
and is never idle. Her sons rise up and call her blessed.
Her husband also praises her:
She is not afraid for her household when it snows,
for all in her household are doubly clothed.