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Woman


1. Origin and cause of the name. Ge 2:23.

2. Originally made

a. By God in his own image. Ge 1:27.

b. From one of Adam’s ribs. Ge 2:21,22.

c. For man. 1Co 11:9.

d. To be an helpmeet for man. Ge 2:18,20.

e. Subordinate to man. 1Co 11:3.

f. To be the glory of man. 1Co 11:7.

3. Deceived by Satan. Ge 3:1-6; 2Co 11:3; 1Ti 2:14.

4. Led man to disobey God. Ge 3:6,11,12.

5. Curse pronounced on. Ge 3:16.

6. Salvation promised through the seed of. Ge 3:15; Isa 7:14.

7. Safety in childbirth promised to the faithful and holy. 1Ti 2:15.

8. Characterised as

a. Weaker than man. 1Pe 3:7.

b. Timid. Isa 19:16; Jer 50:37; 51:30; Na 3:13.

c. Loving and affectionate. 2Sa 1:26.

d. Tender and constant to her offspring. Isa 49:15; La 4:10.

9. To wear her hair long as a covering. 1Co 11:15.

10. Good and virtuous, described. Pr 31:10-28.

11. Virtuous, held in high estimation. Ru 3:11; Pr 31:10,30.

12. Frequently

a. Fond of self-indulgence. Isa 32:9-11.

b. Subtle and deceitful. Pr 7:10; Ec 7:26.

c. Silly and easily led into error. 2Ti 3:6.

d. Zealous in promoting superstition and idolatry. Jer 7:18; Eze 13:17,23.

e. Active in instigating to iniquity. Nu 31:15,16; 1Ki 21:25; Ne 13:26.

13. Generally wore a vail in the presence of the other sex. Ge 24:65.

14. Generally lived in a separated apartment or tent. Ge 18:9; 24:67; Es 2:9,11.

15. Submissive and respectful to husbands. 1Pe 3:6; Ge 18:12.

16. Of distinction

a. Fair and graceful. Ge 12:11; 24:16; Song 1:8; Am 8:13.

b. Haughty in their deportment. Isa 3:16.

c. Fond of dress and ornaments. Isa 3:17-23.

d. Wore their hair plaited and adorned with gold and pearls. Isa 3:24; 1Ti 2:9.

17. Of the poorer classes swarthy from exposure to the sun. Song 1:5,6.

18. Young

a. Called maids. Ex 2:8; Lu 8:51,52.

b. Called damsels. Ge 24:55; Mr 5:39.

c. Called virgins. Ge 24:16; La 1:4.

d. Gay and merry. Jdj 11:34; 21:21; Jer 31:13; Zec 9:17.

e. Kind and courteous to strangers. Ge 24:17.

f. Fond of ornaments. Jer 2:32.

g. Required to learn from and imitate their elders. Tit 2:4.

h. Inherited parents’ property when there was no male heir. Nu 27:8.

i. Could not marry without consent of parents. Ge 24:3,4; 34:6; Ex 22:17.

j. Not to be given in marriage considered a calamity. Jdj 11:37; Ps 78:63; Isa 4:1.

k. Often taken captive. La 1:18; Eze 30:17,18.

l. Punishment for seducing, when betrothed. De 22:23-27.

m. Punishment for seducing when not betrothed. Ex 22:16,17; De 22:28,29.

n. Often treated with great cruelty in war. De 32:25; La 2:21; 5:11.

o. Of distinction, dressed in robes of various colours. 2Sa 13:18; Ps 45:14.

19. Were required to hear and obey the law. Jos 8:35.

20. Had a court of the tabernacle assigned to them. Ex 38:8; 1Sa 2:2.

21. Allowed to join in the temple-music from the time of David. 1Ch 25:5,6; Ezr 2:65; Ne 7:67.

22. Often engaged in

a. Domestic employments. Ge 18:6; Pr 31:15.

b. Agriculture. Ru 2:8; Song 1:6.

c. Tending sheep. Ge 29:9; Ex 2:16.

d. Drawing and carrying water. Ge 24:11,13,15,16; 1Sa 9:11; Joh 4:7.

e. Grinding corn. Mt 24:41; Lu 17:35.

f. Spinning. Pr 31:13,14.

g. Embroidery. Pr 31:22.

h. Celebrating the victories of the nation. Ex 15:20,21; Jdj 11:34; 1Sa 18:6,7.

i. Attending funerals as mourners. Jer 9:17,20.

23. Vows of, when married not binding upon the husband. Nu 30:6-8.

24. Unfaithfulness of, when married found out by the waters of jealousy. Nu 5:14-28.

25. Punishment for injuring, when with child. Ex 21:22-25.

26. To be governed by, considered a calamity by the Jews. Isa 3:12.

27. To be slain by, considered a great disgrace. Jdj 9:54.

28. Considered a valuable booty in war. De 20:14; 1Sa 30:2.

29. Often treated with great cruelty in war. 2Ki 8:12; La 5:11; Eze 9:6; Ho 13:16.

30. Illustrative

a. (Gloriously arrayed,) of the Church of Christ. Ps 45:13; Ga 4:26; Re 12:1.

b. (Delicate,) of backsliding Israel. Jer 6:2.

c. (Chaste and holy,) of saints. Song 1:3; 2Co 11:2; Re 14:4.

d. (Lewd,) of the Roman apostasy. Re 17:4,18.

e. (Wise,) of saints. Mt 25:1,2,4.

f. (Foolish,) of mere professors. Mt 25:1-3.

g. (At ease and careless,) of a state of carnal security. Isa 32:9,11.

h. (Forsaken,) of Israel in her captivity. Isa 54:6.