39 Bible Verses about Women's Roles
Most Relevant Verses
for neither was man created for the woman, but woman for the man.
But I don't permit a woman to teach, nor to exercise authority over a man, but to be in quietness.
But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.
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 up to vile passions. For their women changed the natural function into that which is against nature.
that they may train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because 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, and Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body.
to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.
She rises also while it is yet night, gives food to her household, and portions for her servant girls.
Let the husband render to his wife the affection owed her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.
and that older women likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good;
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
that older men should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, came to go in to the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's eunuch, the keeper of the women, advised. Esther obtained favor in the sight of all those who looked at her.
If brothers dwell together, and one of them die, and have no son, the wife of the dead shall not be married outside to a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in to her, and take her to him as wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.
in all things showing yourself an example of good works; in your teaching showing integrity, seriousness, incorruptibility,
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
Each young woman's turn came to go in to King Ahasuerus after her purification for twelve months (for so were the days of their purification accomplished, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet fragrances and with preparations for beautifying women).
He brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter; for she had neither father nor mother. The maiden was fair and beautiful; and when her father and mother were dead, Mordecai took 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