Women in the Bible
 

 
 

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Egyptian lotus flower

Princesses born to King Solomon, used for diplomatic bartering Bathsheba and King David: passion, murder, intrigue Deborah and Jael: they faced a fearsome enemy, and defeated him Delilah the temptress who found out Samson's secret Esther: risked everything to save her people
Asenath of Egypt Basemath & Taphath
Princesses 
Bathsheba
King David's wife
Deborah 
& Jael
Delilah
Samson's nemesis
Esther
Saved her people
Eve who made the wrong choice; or was it the right one? Hagar, Sarah's Egyptian slave give who became the mother of Ishmael Jephtah's daughter, a human sacrifice because of her father's foolish vow Jezebel, ruthless queen of Israel but loyal wife of Ahab Judith hacked off the head of her enemy Holofernes
Eve
First 
woman
Hagar
Slave girl
Hannah makes a vow Jephtah's
daughter

Sacrificed
Jezebel
Ruthless queen
Judith
Executioner
Leah, wife of Jacob: Woman with eyes covered by a blue veil Maacah, lived in King David's harem, bore him two tragic children Maacah, daughter of a rebel, adored by her husband, bore a foolish son Michal, her passion for King David who betrayed and abandoned her Miriam, sister of Moses, leader of Hebrew women Naamah, wife of Solomon but mother of a fool
Leah
Mother of sons
Maacah
Forgotten princess
Maacah II
Married to 
a fool
Michal
Abandoned by David
Miriam
Leader of women
Naamah
Mystery woman
Naomi, mother-in-law of Ruth Noah's Wife Potiphar's wife, Joseph's passionate temptress in the Bible Queen of Sheba Rachel and Jacob, the Bible's great love story, but no happy ending Rahab the prostitute
Naomi Mother-in-law Noah's Wife Potiphar's wife Queen of
Sheba
Rachel
Love story
Rahab
prostitute
Rebecca's steely ambition for her son Jacob Rizpah, mother of murdered, unburied sons Ruth, Bible woman, rewarded for her loyalty to Naomi Sarah, fore-mother of Abraham's descendents Tamar and Judah: her fight for justice, no matter what Tamar: raped by one brother, defended by another
Rebecca
Ambition
Rizpah
tragic mother
Ruth
Loyal friend
Sarah
Fore-mother
Tamar
Justice!
Tamar
Raped by 
her brother
    

Mary, mother of Jesus Christ

Mary Magdalene, cured by Jesus, stood by him to the bitter end, and witnessed the Resurrection

Martha and Mary, two sisters who knew Jesus; he raised their brother Lazarus

Mary
Jesus' mother
Magdalene
Loyal to the end
Martha
& Mary
Elizabeth, cousin of Mary and Jesus, and mother of John the Baptist The Samaritan woman who argued with Jesus then told others about him Rita Hayworth as Salome
Elizabeth
Mother of John Baptist
Samaritan
Woman

She argued
Salome
princess conspirator
Anna with the infant Jesus, by Jerry Bacik The wife of Pontius Pilate who warned her husband not to kill Jesus
Syro-
Phoenician
Woman
Anna
prophetess
Wife of Pilate
Her dream
Dorcas or Tabitha, raised from the dead by Peter's miracle Prisca-Priscilla, early Christian woman who helped St Paul The woman with continual menstruation who was cured by Jesus
Dorcas/
Tabitha
Prisca/
Priscilla
Menstruating
Woman
The Women Bent Over who was cured by Jesus Joanna, disciple of Jesus of Nazareth The woman taken in adultery who met Jesus in the Temple courtyard
Crippled Woman Joanna
Jesus' disciple
Adulterer
Punishment?
        
Books of the Bible

Book of Genesis
The Prophet Amos

The Prophet Zephaniah
 

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Women in  the Bible - Old and New Testament Stories, Bible Study Resource 
Eve, Noah's Wife, Sarah, Hagar, Rebecca, Rachel, Leah, Rahab, Tamar, Potiphar's Wife, Asenath, Miriam, Deborah and Jael, Jephtah's Daughter, Rizpah, Delilah, Bathsheba, Jezebel, Ruth, Naomi, Esther, Judith, Mary of Nazareth,Mary Magdalene,Martha and Mary,Elizabeth, Anna, Joanna, the Samaritan Woman,Crippled Woman,Menstruating Woman,Adulterous Woman, Salome
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