416 occurrences

'Woman' in the Bible

And the bone which the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman, and took her to the man.

And the woman said, We may take of the fruit of the trees in the garden:

And the Lord God said to the woman, What have you done? And the woman said, I was tricked by the deceit of the snake and I took it.

Now when he came near to Egypt, he said to Sarai, his wife, Truly, you are a fair woman and beautiful to the eye;

And so it was that when Abram came into Egypt, the men of Egypt, looking on the woman, saw that she was fair.

Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had given him no children; and she had a servant, a woman of Egypt whose name was Hagar.

And Abram said, The woman is in your power; do with her whatever seems good to you. And Sarai was cruel to her, so that she went running away from her.

But God came to Abimelech in a dream in the night, and said to him, Truly you are a dead man because of the woman whom you have taken; for she is a man's wife.

So she said to Abraham, Send away that woman and her son: for the son of that woman is not to have a part in the heritage with my son Isaac.

And I will make a nation of the son of your servant-woman, because he is your seed.

And the servant said, If by chance the woman will not come with me into this land, am I to take your son back again to the land from which you came?

And if the woman will not come with you, then you are free from this oath; only do not take my son back there.

And I said to my master, What if the woman will not come with me?

Take a drink, and I will get water for your camels; let her be the woman marked out by the Lord for my master's son.

And Laban gave Zilpah, his servant-girl, to Leah, to be her waiting-woman.

And Laban gave Rachel his servant-girl Bilhah to be her waiting-woman.

But they said, Were we to let him make use of our sister as a loose woman?

And when her pain was very great, the woman who was helping her said, Have no fear; for now you will have another son.

Now while they were living in that country, Reuben had connection with Bilhah, his father's servant-woman: and Israel had news of it.

And Eliphaz, the son of Esau, had connection with a woman named Timna, who gave birth to Amalek: all these were the children of Esau's wife Adah.

When Judah saw her he took her to be a loose woman of the town, because her face was covered.

Then Judah sent his friend Hirah with the young goat, to get back the things which he had given as a sign to the woman: but she was not there.

And he put questions to the men of the place, saying, Where is the loose woman who was in Enaim by the wayside? And they said, There was no such woman there.

So he went back to Judah, and said, I have not seen her, and the men of the place say that there is no such woman there.

And Judah said, Let her keep the things, so that we may not be shamed; I sent the young goat, but you did not see the woman.

Now about three months after this, word came to Judah that Tamar, his daughter-in-law, had been acting like a loose woman and was with child. And Judah said, Take her out and let her be burned.

And while she was in the act of giving birth, one of them put out his hand; and the woman who was with her put a red thread round his hand, saying, This one came out first.

But then he took his hand back again, and his brother came first to birth: and the woman said, What an opening you have made for yourself! So he was named Perez.

And the sons of Simeon: Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul, the son of a woman of Canaan;

And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, Take the child away and give it milk for me, and I will give you payment. And the woman took the child and gave it milk at her breast.

For every woman will get from her neighbour and from the woman living in her house, ornaments of silver and gold, and clothing; and you will put them on your sons and your daughters; you will take the best of their goods from the Egyptians.

And the sons of Simeon: Jemuel and Jamin and Ohad and Jachin and Zohar and Shaul, the son of a woman of Canaan: these are the families of Simeon.

So go now and give orders to the people that every man and every woman is to get from his or her neighbour ornaments of silver and of gold.

And Miriam, the woman prophet, the sister of Aaron, took an instrument of music in her hand; and all the women went after her with music and dances.

If men, while fighting, do damage to a woman with child, causing the loss of the child, but no other evil comes to her, the man will have to make payment up to the amount fixed by her husband, in agreement with the decision of the judges.

If an ox comes to be the cause of death to a man or a woman, the ox is to be stoned, and its flesh may not be used for food; but the owner will not be judged responsible.

But if the ox has frequently done such damage in the past, and the owner has had word of it and has not kept it under control, so that it has been the cause of the death of a man or woman, not only is the ox to be stoned, but its owner is to be put to death.

The children of Israel, every man and woman, from the impulse of their hearts, gave their offerings freely to the Lord for the work which the Lord had given Moses orders to have done.

So Moses made an order and had it given out through all the tents, saying, Let no man or woman make any more offerings for the holy place. So the people were kept from giving more.

Say to the children of Israel, If a woman is with child and gives birth to a male child, she will be unclean for seven days, as when she is unwell.

And the priest is to make an offering of it before the Lord and take away her sin, and she will be made clean from the flow of her blood. This is the law for a woman who gives birth to a male or a female.

And when a man or a woman has a disease on the head, or in the hair of the chin,

And if a man or a woman has bright marks on the skin of their flesh, that is, bright white marks,

And if a man has sex relations with a woman and his seed goes out from him, the two of them will have to be bathed in water and will be unclean till evening.

And if a woman has a flow of blood from her body, she will have to be kept separate for seven days, and anyone touching her will be unclean till evening.

And if a woman has a flow of blood for a long time, not at the time when she generally has it, or if the flow goes on longer than the normal time, she will be unclean while the flow of blood goes on, as she is at other normal times.

And for her who has a flow of blood, and for any man or woman who has an unclean flow, and for him who has sex relations with a woman when she is unclean.

You may not take as wife a woman and her daughter, or her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter, for they are of one family: it is an act of shame.

And you may not have sex relations with a beast, making yourself unclean with it; and a woman may not give herself to a beast: it is an unnatural act.

If any man has sex relations with a servant-woman who has given her word to be married to a man, and has not been made free for a price or in any other way, the thing will be looked into; but they will not be put to death because she was not a free woman.

Do not make your daughter common by letting her become a loose woman, for fear that the land may become full of shame.

And if a man takes as wife a woman and her mother, it is an act of shame; let them be burned with fire, all three of them, so that there may be no shame among you.

And if a woman goes near a beast and has sex relations with it, you will put an end to the woman and the beast: their blood will be on them.

And if a man has sex relations with a woman at the time when she is unwell, he has seen her fountain and she has let the fountain of her blood be uncovered, and the two of them are to be cut off from among their people.

Any man or woman who makes use of spirits, or who is a wonder-worker, is to be put to death: they are to be stoned with stones: their blood will be on them.

They may not take as wife a loose or common woman, or one who has been put away by her husband: for the priest is holy to his God.

A widow, or one whose husband has put her away, or a common woman of loose behaviour, may not be the wife of a priest; but let him take a virgin from among his people.

And a son of an Israelite woman, whose father was an Egyptian, went out among the children of Israel and had a fight with a man of Israel by the tents;

And the son of the Israelite woman said evil against the holy Name, with curses; and they took him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.

Say to the children of Israel, If a man or a woman does any of the sins of men, going against the word of the Lord, and is in the wrong;

And he will make the woman come before the Lord with her hair loose, and will put the meal offering, the offering of a bitter spirit, in her hands; and the priest will take in his hand the bitter water causing the curse;

Then the priest will put the oath of the curse on the woman, and say to her, May the Lord make you a curse and an oath among your people, sending on you wasting of the legs and disease of the stomach;

And this water of the curse will go into your body, causing disease of your stomach and wasting of your legs: and the woman will say, So be it.

And he will give to the woman the bitter water for drink; and the bitter water causing the curse will go into her.

And he will take some of it in his hand, burning it on the altar as a sign, and then he will give the woman the bitter water.

And it will be that if the woman has become unclean, sinning against her husband, when she has taken the bitter water it will go into her body, causing disease of the stomach and wasting of the legs, and she will be a curse among her people.

Say to the children of Israel, If a man or a woman takes an oath to keep himself separate and give himself to the Lord;

Now Miriam and Aaron said evil against Moses, because of the Cushite woman to whom he was married, for he had taken a Cushite woman as his wife.

Then one of the children of Israel came to his brothers, taking with him a woman of Midian, before the eyes of Moses and all the meeting of the people, while they were weeping at the door of the Tent of meeting.

And went after the man of Israel into the tent, driving the spear through the two of them, through the man of Israel and through the stomach of the woman. So the disease was stopped among the children of Israel.

Now the man of Israel who was put to death with the woman of Midian was Zimri, the son of Salu, a chief of one of the families of the Simeonites.

And the woman of Midian who was put to death was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur; he was the head of a family in Midian.

If a woman, being young and under the authority of her father, takes an oath to the Lord or gives an undertaking;

So now put every male child to death, and every woman who has had sex relations with a man.

If one of your countrymen, a Hebrew man or woman, becomes your servant for a price and does work for you six years, in the seventh year let him go free.

If there is any man or woman among you, in any of the towns which the Lord your God gives you, who does evil in the eyes of the Lord your God, sinning against his agreement,

Then you are to take the man or woman who has done the evil to the public place of your town, and they are to be stoned with stones till they are dead.

If among the prisoners you see a beautiful woman and it is your desire to make her your wife;

It is not right for a woman to be dressed in man's clothing, or for a man to put on a woman's robe: whoever does such things is disgusting to the Lord your God.

And says evil things about her and gives her a bad name, saying, I took this woman, and when I had connection with her it was clear to me that she was not a virgin:

Then they are to make the girl come to the door of her father's house and she will be stoned to death by the men of the town, because she has done evil and put shame on Israel, by acting as a loose woman in her father's house: so you are to put away evil from among you.

No daughter of Israel is to let herself be used as a loose woman for a strange god, and no son of Israel is to give himself to a man.

Do not take into the house of the Lord your God, as an offering for an oath, the price of a loose woman or the money given to one used for sex purposes in the worship of the gods: for these two things are disgusting to the Lord your God.

So that there may not be among you any man or woman or family or tribe whose heart is turned away from the Lord our God today, to go after other gods and give them worship; or any root among you whose fruit is poison and bitter sorrow;

Then Joshua, the son of Nun, sent two men from Shittim secretly, with the purpose of searching out the land, and Jericho. So they went and came to the house of a loose woman of the town, named Rahab, where they took their rest for the night.

And the woman took the two men and put them in a secret place; then she said, Yes, the men came to me, but I had no idea where they came from;

And the town will be put to the curse, and everything in it will be given to the Lord: only Rahab, the loose woman, and all who are in the house with her, will be kept safe, because she kept secret the men we sent.

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Root Form
Definition
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נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

גּרשׁ 
Garash 
Usage: 48

הרה 
Harah 
Usage: 45

זוּר 
Zuwr 
Usage: 77

כּנעני 
K@na`aniy 
Usage: 74

מדיני 
Midyaniy 
Usage: 7

מרשׁעת 
Mirsha`ath 
Usage: 1

נכרי 
Nokriy 
Usage: 46

נערה 
Na`arah 
Usage: 63

נקבה 
N@qebah 
Usage: 22

עברי 
`Ibriy 
Usage: 34

ענג 
`anog 
Usage: 3

γυναικάριον 
Gunaikarion 
Usage: 1

ἐλεύθερος 
Eleutheros 
Usage: 21

θῆλυς 
thelus 
Usage: 3

πρεσβύτερος 
Presbuteros 
Usage: 65

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