39 Bible Verses about Women's Roles
Most Relevant Verses
And man was not created for woman, but woman for man.
I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent.
But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.
but that if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her as a covering.
This is why God delivered them over to degrading passions. For even their females exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.
so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children,
A man, in fact, should not cover his head, because he is God’s image and glory, but woman is man’s glory.
for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
to be self-controlled, pure, homemakers, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so that God’s message will not be slandered.
She rises while it is still night
and provides food for her household
and portions for her female servants.
A husband should fulfill his marital responsibility to his wife, and likewise a wife to her husband.
In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good,
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,
Older men are to be level headed, worthy of respect, sensible, and sound in faith, love, and endurance.
Esther was the daughter of Abihail, the uncle of Mordecai who had adopted her as his own daughter. When her turn came to go to the king, she did not ask for anything except what Hegai, the king’s trusted official in charge of the harem, suggested. Esther won approval in the sight of everyone who saw her.
“When brothers live on the same property and one of them dies without a son, the wife of the dead man may not marry a stranger outside the family. Her brother-in-law is to take her as his wife, have sexual relations with her, and perform the duty of a brother-in-law for her.
in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching.
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
During the year before each young woman’s turn to go to King Ahasuerus, the harem regulation required her to receive beauty treatments with oil of myrrh for six months and then with perfumes and cosmetics for another six months.
Mordecai was the legal guardian of his cousin Hadassah (that is, Esther), because she didn’t have a father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was extremely good-looking. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had adopted her as his own daughter.
- 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