39 Bible Verses about Women's Roles
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For as the woman originates from the man, so also the man has his birth through the woman; and all things originate from God.
However, in the Lord, neither is woman independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.
for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake.
But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.
But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.
But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.
For man does not originate from woman, but woman from man;
but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,
so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.
Therefore the woman ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.
He shall take a wife in her virginity.
For if a woman does not cover her head, let her also have her hair cut off; but if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, let her cover her head.
But every woman who has her head uncovered while praying or prophesying disgraces her head, for she is one and the same as the woman whose head is shaved.
A widow is to be put on the list only if she is not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,
to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.
Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered?
She rises also while it is still night
And gives food to her household
And portions to her maidens.
The husband must fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband.
The women are to keep silent in the churches; for they are not permitted to speak, but are to subject themselves, just as the Law also says.
Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,
A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
Older men are to be temperate, dignified, sensible, sound in faith, in love, in perseverance.
She looks well to the ways of her household,
And does not eat the bread of idleness.
I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea;
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai who had taken her as his daughter, came to go in to the king, she did not request anything except what Hegai, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the women, advised. And Esther found favor in the eyes of all who saw her.
She senses that her gain is good;
Her lamp does not go out at night.
“When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.
in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a dishonor to him,
But if one is inclined to be contentious, we have no other practice, nor have the churches of God.
Now when the turn of each young lady came to go in to King Ahasuerus, after the end of her twelve months under the regulations for the women—for the days of their beautification were completed as follows: six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and the cosmetics for women—
And the eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you”; or again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.”
He was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle’s daughter, for she had no father or mother. Now the young lady was beautiful of form and face, and when her father and her mother died, Mordecai took her as his own daughter.
But there was a strong tower in the center of the city, and all the men and women with all the leaders of the city fled there and shut themselves in; and they went up on the roof of the tower.
- Women's (11 instances)
- A Good Husband
- A Good Woman
- Being A Woman Of God
- Being A Women
- Being Beautiful
- Covering Heads
- Godly Man
- Godly Woman
- Husband And Wife
- Man And Woman
- Marriage Between Man And Woman
- Relationship Of Men And Women
- Wives, Duties Of