39 Bible Verses about Women's Roles
Most Relevant Verses
Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man.
For I do not allow a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over a mature man, but to be at rest.
But I would have you know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.
But if a woman lets her hair grow, it is a glory to her; for her hair is given her for a covering.
For this cause God gave them up unto shameful affections, for even their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature;
that they may teach the young women to be prudent, to love their husbands, to love their children,
For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.
For the husband is the head of the wife even as the Christ is head of the congregation , and it is he who gives saving health to the body.
Vau She rose up even at night and gave food to her family and a portion to her maidens.
Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence, and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
Let your women keep silence in the congregations , for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be in subjection, as also saith the law.
The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of honesty;
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husband, as unto the Lord.
that the aged men be temperate, venerable, prudent, sound in faith, in charity, in tolerance.
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail, the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai, the king's eunuch, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther obtained grace in the sight of all those that looked upon her.
When brethren dwell together and one of them dies and has no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry outside unto a stranger; her husband's brother shall go in unto her and take her to him to wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother unto her.
in all things showing thyself as an example of good works, in doctrine showing integrity, seriousness, purity,
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let those learn first to govern their house in piety and to recompense their parents, for this is honest and pleasing before God.
Now when each maid's turn was come to go in to King Ahasuerus, after she had been twelve months according to the law regarding the women (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, that is, six months with oil of myrrh and six months with aromatic odours and oils for women),
And he had brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter; for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful; and as her father and mother were dead, Mordecai had taken her for 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