'Female' in the Bible
So God created man in His own image, in the image and likeness of God He created him; male and female He created them.
He created them male and female, and blessed them and named them Mankind at the time they were created.
And of every living thing [found on land], you shall bring two of every kind into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be male and female.
also of the birds of the air, seven pair, the male and the female, to keep the offspring alive on the surface of the earth.
they came [motivated by God] into the ark with Noah two by two, the male and the female, just as God had commanded Noah.
Those which entered, male and female of all flesh (creatures), entered as God had commanded Noah; and the Lord closed the door behind him.
Then Abimelech took sheep and oxen and male and female slaves, and gave them to Abraham, and returned Sarah his wife to him [as God commanded].
So Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maids, and they again gave birth to children,
‘If a man’s offering is a sacrifice of peace offerings, if he offers an animal from the herd, whether male or female, he shall offer it without blemish before the Lord.
If his peace offering to the Lord is an animal from the flock, male or female, he shall offer the animal without blemish.
if his sin which he has committed is made known to him, then he shall bring a goat, a female without blemish as his offering for the sin which he has committed.
‘If he brings a lamb as his offering for a sin offering, he shall bring a female without blemish.
He shall bring his guilt offering to the Lord for the sin which he has committed, a female from the flock, a lamb or a goat as a sin offering. So the priest shall make atonement on his behalf for his sin.
and he shall offer it before the Lord and make atonement for her, and she shall be cleansed from the flow of her blood. This is the law for her who gives birth to a child, whether a male or a female child.
And all of you shall have for food whatever the [untilled] land produces during its Sabbath year; yourself, and your male and female slaves, your hired servant, and the foreigners who reside among you,
Or if the person is a female, then your valuation shall be thirty shekels.
If the person is between five years and twenty years of age, then your valuation for the male shall be twenty shekels and for the female ten shekels.
But if the child is between one month and five years of age, then your valuation shall be five shekels of silver for the male and three shekels for the female.
If the person is sixty years old and above, your valuation shall be fifteen shekels for the male, and ten shekels for the female.
You shall send away both male and female; you shall send them outside the camp so that they will not defile their camp where I dwell in their midst.”
‘Also if one person sins unintentionally, then he shall offer a female goat one year old as a sin offering.
so that you do not act corruptly and make for yourselves a carved or sculpted image [to worship] in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,
You shall be blessed above all peoples; there will be no male or female barren (childless, infertile) among you or among your cattle.
So they abandoned the Lord and served Baal [the pagan god of the Canaanites] and the Ashtaroth.
Then the Israelites again did what was evil in the sight of the Lord; they served the Baals, the Ashtaroth (female deities), the gods of Aram (Syria), the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites, and the gods of the Philistines. They abandoned the Lord and did not serve Him.
Then Samuel said to all the house of Israel, “If you are returning to the Lord with all your heart, remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth (pagan goddesses) from among you and direct your hearts to the Lord and serve Him only; and He will rescue you from the hand of the Philistines.”
And they put Saul’s weapons and armor in the temple of the Ashtaroth (female goddesses), and they fastened his body to the wall of Beth-shan.
He also possessed 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke (pairs) of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very great number of servants, so that this man was the greatest [and wealthiest and most respected] of all the men of the east (northern Arabia).
And the Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; for he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.
The peoples will take them along and bring them to their own place (Judea), and the house of Israel will possess them as an inheritance in the land of the Lord as male and female servants; and they will take captive those whose captives they have been, and they will rule over their [former] oppressors.
“Take millstones [as a female slave does] and grind meal;Remove your veil, strip off the skirt,Uncover the leg, cross the rivers [at the command of your captors].
“How can you say, ‘I am not defiled,I have not gone after [man-made gods like] the Baals’?Look at your way in the valley;Know [without any doubt] what you have done!You are a swift and restless young [female] camel [in the heat of her passion] running here and there,
“How long will you hesitate [to return],O you faithless and renegade daughter?For the Lord has created a new thing in the land [of Israel]:A woman will encompass (tenderly love) a man.”
that every man should let his Hebrew slaves, male and female, go free, so that no one should make a slave of a Jew, his brother.
Yet you backed out [of the covenant] and profaned My Name, and each man took back his servants, male and female, whom had been set free in accordance with their desire, and you brought them into servitude [again] to be your male servants and your female servants.”’
He replied, “Have you never read that He who created them from the beginning made them male and female,
But from the beginning of creation God made them male and female.
For as the woman originates from the man, so also man is born through the woman; and all things [whether male or female] originate from God [as their Creator].
There is [now no distinction in regard to salvation] neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you [who believe] are all one in Christ Jesus [no one can claim a spiritual superiority].