20 Bible Verses about Women Working
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to be self-controlled, pure, fulfilling their duties at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the message of God may not be discredited.
She brings him good and not evil all the days of her life. She obtains wool and flax, and she is pleased to work with her hands. She is like the merchant ships; she brings her food from afar.read more.
She also gets up while it is still night, and provides food for her household and a portion to her female servants. She considers a field and buys it; from her own income she plants a vineyard.
She knows that her merchandise is good, and her lamp does not go out in the night.
There will be two women grinding grain with a mill; one will be taken and one left.
Every woman who was skilled spun with her hands and brought what she had spun, blue, purple, or scarlet yarn, or fine linen,
The Israelites brought a freewill offering to the Lord, every man and woman whose heart was willing to bring materials for all the work that the Lord through Moses had commanded them to do.
The midwives said to Pharaoh, "Because the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women -- for the Hebrew women are vigorous; they give birth before the midwife gets to them!"
Now Deborah, a prophetess, wife of Lappidoth, was leading Israel at that time.
The Lord speaks; many, many women spread the good news.
Seven women will grab hold of one man at that time. They will say, "We will provide our own food, we will provide our own clothes; but let us belong to you -- take away our shame!"
But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man. She must remain quiet.
I said, "So now, you wailing women, hear what the Lord says. Open your ears to the words from his mouth. Teach your daughters this mournful song, and each of you teach your neighbor this lament.
Accept instruction from his mouth and store up his words in your heart.
The Lord who rules over all told me to say to this people, "Take note of what I say. Call for the women who mourn for the dead! Summon those who are the most skilled at it!"
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
When the Lord first spoke through Hosea, he said to him, "Go marry a prostitute who will bear illegitimate children conceived through prostitution, because the nation continually commits spiritual prostitution by turning away from the Lord."
She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes.
The Lord God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a companion for him who corresponds to him."
She watches over the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed, her husband also praises her:
She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all of her household are clothed with scarlet.