Christian Community Chapel - Women in the BibleEve was the first woman. Her name, given to her by Adam, meant life or living. She violated the commandment of God by taking of the forbidden fruit, which she gave also unto her husband.
Abigail was the sister of David.
Deborah was a judge and prophetess.
Lydia was the first person in Europe to embrace Christianity.
Miriam, Deborah, Huldah and Anna are the only women who have the title “prophetess”.
The Bible demands that widows be treated with kindness.
A man might have several wives, but a wife could have only one husband.
Mariam is the sister of Moses and AaronElisabeth is related by marriage to Mary and is the mother of John the Baptist.
Martha was the sister of Lazarus and Mary and served the Last Supper.
Midwife is mentioned twice in the Bible.
Sarah died at 127 years old. She is the only woman who’s age is mentioned in the Bible.
Sheerah built three towns.
Delilah was a Philistine woman who obtained the secret of Samson’s strength.
Women couldn’t wear men’s clothing.
Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt.
Lydia was a trader or merchant.