List of women in the Bible

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The following is a list of women found in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles. The list appears in alphabetical order.

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  • Hagar – Egyptian handmaiden of Sarah, wife of Abraham. Hagar became the mother of one of Abraham's sons, Ishmael. Genesis[54]
  • Herodia
  • Haggith – Wife of King David, mother of Adoniyah II Samuel, I Kings, I Chronicles[55][56][57]
  • Hammolekheth – possibly rules over portion of Gilead. I Chronicles[58]
  • Hamutal – Wife of Josiah and mother of "ungodly" sons Jehoahaz and Mattaniah. II Kings, Jeremiah[59][60]
  • Hannah – A prophetess and worshipper at Jerusalem. Mother of Samuel. I Samuel[61]
  • Hazzelelponi – daughter of Etam, tribe of Judah I Chronicles[62]
  • Helah – I Chronicles[63]
  • Hephziba – Wife of King Hezekiah and mother of Manasseh, who undid Hezekiah's good works. II Kings[64]
  • Hodesh – one of the wives of Shaharaim I Chronicles[65]
  • Hodiah's wife – I Chronicles[66]
  • Hogla (or Hoglah) – One of the five daughters of Zelophehad who fought and won the right to inherit their deceased father's property. Numbers, Joshua[67][68]
  • Huldah – Prophetess II Kings, II Chronicles[69][70]
  • Hushim – One of the wives of Shaharaim I Chronicles[71]

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  • Leah – First wife of Jacob who was given to him in place of Rachel whom he loved. Genesis, Ruth[96][97]
  • Lois, grandmother of Saint Timothy. II Timothy[98]
  • Lo–Ruhamah – Daughter of Hosea and Gomer. Hosea[99]
  • Lydia of Thyatira – the first converted believer after the resurrection, and the first to introduce it in to her household. She was a successful business woman and she was pivotal to the spread of the name of Jesus. Acts[100]

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  • Salome #1 – daughter of Herodias. Name in Hebrew reads שלומית (Shlomit) and is derived from Shalom שלום, meaning "peace". Matthew, Mark[170][171]
  • Salome #2 - a follower of Jesus present at his crucifixion as well as the empty tomb. Mark[172]
  • Samaritan woman at the well is a well known figure from the Gospel of John
  • SapphiraActs[173]
  • Sarah #1 – wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac. Her name was originally "Sarai". According to Genesis 17:15 God changed her name to Sarah as part of a covenant with Yahweh after Hagar bore Abraham a son Ishmael. Genesis, Isaiah, Romans, Galatians, Hebrews, I Peter[174][175][176][177][178][179]
  • Sarah #2 - wife of Tobias. Tobit[180]
  • Sheerah – founded three towns. Descendant of Ephraim. I Chronicles[181]
  • Shelomit – mother of blasphemer. Leviticus[182]
  • Shelomit – daughter of Zerubbabel, sister of Meshullam and Hananiah. I Chronicles[183]
  • Shiphrah – one of two midwives who saved the Hebrew boys. Exodus[154]
  • Susanna #1 - a woman who was nearly sentenced to death due to false adultery accusations before being saved by Daniel. Daniel
  • Susanna #2 – A follower of Jesus. Luke[184]
  • Syntyche – Christian of the church in Philippi mentioned with Euodia [185]

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  • Tamar #1 – daughter-in-law of Judah, as well as the mother of two of his children, the twins Zerah and Perez. Genesis[186]
  • Tamar #2 – daughter of King David, and sister of Absalom. Her mother was Maacah, daughter of Talmai, king of Geshur. II Samuel[187]
  • Tamar #3 – daughter of David's son Absalom. II Samuel[188]
  • Taphath – daughter of Solomon[189]
  • Tharbis - according to Josephus, a Cushite princess who married Moses prior to his marriage to Zipporah as told in the Book of Exodus. This name is not found in the Bible, and there is debate on if "the Kushite" refers to Zipporah herself or a second woman (Tharbis).
  • Timnah (or Timna) – concubine of Eliphaz and mother of Amalek. Genesis[190]
  • Tirzah – one of the daughters of Zelophehad. Numbers, Joshua[68][106]
  • Tabitha (Acts 9:36) – from Joppa, Tabitha was always doing good and helping the poor. AKA 'Dorcas'
  • Tryphena of Rome is a Christian woman mentioned in Romans 16:12 of the Bible ("Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord." KJV)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1 Chronicles 2:15-17 KJV". Bible.com. 12 July 2018.
  2. ^ "1 Samuel 25 KJV". Bible.com. 12 July 2018.I Samuel 25
  3. ^ I Chronicles 2:29
  4. ^ II Chronicles 11:18
  5. ^ I Kings 1:3,4; 2:13–25
  6. ^ II Samuel 3:4
  7. ^ a b I Chronicles 3:3
  8. ^ Joshua 15:16-19
  9. ^ Judges 1:12-13
  10. ^ I Chronicles 2:49
  11. ^ Genesis 4:19-23
  12. ^ Genesis 26:34; 36:2
  13. ^ I Samuel 14:50
  14. ^ I Samuel 25:43; 27:3; 30:5, 18
  15. ^ II Samuel 2:2; 3:2
  16. ^ I Chronicles 3:1
  17. ^ Genesis 36:2–25
  18. ^ Luke 2:36–38
  19. ^ Genesis 41:45–50; 46:20
  20. ^ I Chronicles 2:26
  21. ^ II Kings 8:26; 11
  22. ^ II Chronicles 22; 23:13–21; 24:7
  23. ^ I Chronicles 2:18–19
  24. ^ I King 22:42
  25. ^ II Chronicles 20:31
  26. ^ I Chronicles 8:8
  27. ^ Genesis 26:34; 36:10
  28. ^ Genesis 28:9; 36:3, 4, 13, 17
  29. ^ I Kings 4:15
  30. ^ II Samuel 11:2,3; 12:24
  31. ^ I Kings 1:11–31; 2:13–19
  32. ^ I Chronicles 3:5
  33. ^ Gen 30:3–5, 35:25
  34. ^ I Chronicles 4:18
  35. ^ Acts8:27
  36. ^ 2 Timothy 4:21
  37. ^ Numbers 25:6–18
  38. ^ Acts 17:34
  39. ^ Genesis 35:8
  40. ^ Judges 4–5
  41. ^ Judges 16:4–21
  42. ^ Genesis 34
  43. ^ Acts 9:36-42
  44. ^ II Samuel 3:5
  45. ^ Luke 1:5–80
  46. ^ Exodus 6:23
  47. ^ I Chronicles 2:46
  48. ^ I Chronicles 2:19
  49. ^ Esther (entire book)
  50. ^ 2 Timothy 1:5
  51. ^ Philippians 4:2
  52. ^ Genesis 2–3
  53. ^ Hosea 1:1–11; 3:1–5
  54. ^ Genesis 16: 21:9–17; 25:12
  55. ^ II Samuel 3:4,5
  56. ^ I Kings 1:5, 11, 2:13
  57. ^ I Chronicles 3:2
  58. ^ a b I Chronicles 7:18
  59. ^ II Kings 23:31; 24:18
  60. ^ Jeremiah 52:1,2
  61. ^ I Samuel 1:2, 5-20, 22-28; 2:1-10, 19-21
  62. ^ I Chronicles 4:3
  63. ^ I Chronicles 4:5,7
  64. ^ II Kings 21:1
  65. ^ I Chronicles 8:8,9
  66. ^ I Chronicles 4:19
  67. ^ Numbers 26:33; 27:1–11; 36:1–12
  68. ^ a b c d Joshua 17:3
  69. ^ II Kings 22:14–20
  70. ^ II Chronicles 34:22–33
  71. ^ I Chronicles 8:8, 11
  72. ^ a b Genesis 11:29
  73. ^ Judges 4:17–22; 5:6,24–27
  74. ^ II Kings 15:2
  75. ^ II Chronicles 26:3
  76. ^ II Kings 22:1,2
  77. ^ II Kings 14:2
  78. ^ II Chronicles 25:1
  79. ^ II Kings 11:2
  80. ^ a b Job 42:14
  81. ^ I Chronicles 2:18
  82. ^ II Kings 15:33
  83. ^ II Chronicles 27:1
  84. ^ I Kings 16:31; 18:4–19; 19:1,2; 21:5–25
  85. ^ II Kings 9
  86. ^ Revelation 2:20-23
  87. ^ Luke 8:2-3
  88. ^ Exodus 1; 2:1–11; 6:20
  89. ^ Numbers 26:59
  90. ^ Genesis 26:34
  91. ^ Romans 16:15
  92. ^ Romans 16:7
  93. ^ Job 1:2; 42:14
  94. ^ Genesis 25:1–6
  95. ^ I Chronicles 1:32, 33
  96. ^ Genesis 29; 30; 49:31
  97. ^ Ruth 4:11
  98. ^ II Timothy 1:5
  99. ^ Hosea 1:6,8
  100. ^ Acts 16:14–15
  101. ^ II Chronicles 11:20-22
  102. ^ 1611 King James Bible. First book of Chronicles, chapter 7, verses 15-16. kingjamesbibleonline.org. Archived from the original on April 30, 2015. where the Maacah) at the verse 15 may rendered into English with some Hebrew diacritics, differently from the following verse
  103. ^ I Chronicles 7:15-16
  104. ^ Genesis 28:9
  105. ^ II Chronicles 11:18
  106. ^ a b c Numbers 26:33; 27:1; 36:11
  107. ^ Luke 10:38-42
  108. ^ John 11:1, 5, 19-28, 30, 38-40; 12:2
  109. ^ Matthew 1:16; 1:18-25; 2:11; 2:13-23; 12:46-50; 13:55
  110. ^ Mark 3:31-35; 6:3
  111. ^ Luke 1:26-38, 39-45, 46-56; 2:4-7, 16-20, 22-24, 33-35, 39-40, 41-52; 8:19-21
  112. ^ John 2:1-5, 12; 6:42; 19:25-27
  113. ^ Acts 1:14
  114. ^ Galatians 4:4
  115. ^ Matthew 27:56
  116. ^ Acts 12:6-19
  117. ^ John 11:1-2
  118. ^ John 19:25
  119. ^ Romans 16:6
  120. ^ Matthew 27:55-56; 27:61; 28:1-11
  121. ^ Mark 15:40-41, 47; 16:1-8
  122. ^ Luke 8:2-3; 24:10
  123. ^ John 19:25; 20:1-2, 11-18
  124. ^ a b Genesis 36:39
  125. ^ a b I Chronicles 1:50
  126. ^ 1Samuel 28
  127. ^ I Samuel 14:49; 18:17, 19
  128. ^ "Genesis 36:39"
  129. ^ "I Chronicles 1:50"
  130. ^ I Samuel 14:49; 17:25; 18:20, 25, 27-28; 19:11-14, 17; 25:44
  131. ^ II Samuel 3:13-16; 6:16, 20-23
  132. ^ I Chronicles 15:29
  133. ^ "Genesis 22:20"
  134. ^ Exodus 2:4, 7-9; 15:20-21
  135. ^ Numbers 12:1, 4-5, 10, 12, 14-15; 20:1; 26:59
  136. ^ Deuteronomy 24:9
  137. ^ I Chronicles 6:3
  138. ^ Micah 6:4;
  139. ^ 1 Chronicles 4:17
  140. ^ Genesis 4:22
  141. ^ II Chronicles 12:13
  142. ^ I Chronicles 4:5-6
  143. ^ Ruth 1:1-3, 5-8, 10-22; 2:1-2, 6, 11, 18-20, 22-23; 3:1-6, 16-18; 4:3, 5, 9, 14-17
  144. ^ Numbers 26:33
  145. ^ Nehemiah 6:14
  146. ^ Ruth 1:4, 6-15
  147. ^ I Samuel 1:2, 4, 6-7;
  148. ^ Romans 16:12
  149. ^ Romans 16:1
  150. ^ Acts 18:2, 18-19, 26
  151. ^ Romans 16:3-4
  152. ^ I Corinthians 16:19
  153. ^ II Timothy 4:19
  154. ^ a b Exodus 1:15
  155. ^ Genesis 29:6, 9-13, 16-18, 20-21, 25, 27-30, 31; 30:1-8, 14-15, 22-25; 31:4, 14, 17, 19, 26, 28, 31-35, 41, 43, 50, 55; 32:22; 33:1-2, 5, 7; 35:16-20, 24; 37:10; 43:29; 44:27; 46:19, 22, 25; 48:7
  156. ^ I Samuel 10:2
  157. ^ Jeremiah 31:15
  158. ^ Matthew 2:18
  159. ^ Joshua 2:1-24; 6:17, 22-23, 25
  160. ^ Matthew 1:5;
  161. ^ Hebrews 11:31
  162. ^ James 2:25
  163. ^ Genesis 21:23; 24:15-67; 25:20-26, 28; 26:7-10, 35; 27:5-17, 42-46; 28:2, 5, 7; 29:10, 13; 35:8
  164. ^ Romans 9:10
  165. ^ Genesis 22:24
  166. ^ Acts 12:13-15
  167. ^ II Samuel 3:7
  168. ^ Ruth 1:1-4:22 (entire book)
  169. ^ Matthew 1:5
  170. ^ Matthew 14:6-12
  171. ^ Mark 6:21-29
  172. ^ Mark 15:40, 16:1
  173. ^ Acts 5:1-11
  174. ^ Genesis 11:29-31; 12:5, 11-20; 13:1; 16:1-6, 8-9; 17:15-17, 19, 21; 18:6, 9-15; 20:2-7, 11-14, 16, 18; 21:1-3, 6-7, 9-10, 12; 23:1-3, 19; 24:36; 25:10, 12; 49:31
  175. ^ Isaiah 51:2
  176. ^ Romans 4:19; 9:9
  177. ^ Galatians 4:22-24, 26, 30-31
  178. ^ Hebrews 11:11
  179. ^ I Peter 3:6
  180. ^ Tobit 3:7, 10, 17; 6:11-12; 7:8-10, 12, 16; 8:4; 10:10-12; 11:15, 17; 12:12, 14
  181. ^ 1 Chronicles 7:24
  182. ^ Leviticus 24:11
  183. ^ I Chronicles 3:19
  184. ^ Luke 8:3
  185. ^ Philippians 4:2-3
  186. ^ Genesis 38
  187. ^ II Samuel 13
  188. ^ II Samuel 14:27
  189. ^ I Kings 4:11
  190. ^ Genesis 36:12
  191. ^ Esther 1:9, 11-12, 15-19; 2:4, 17
  192. ^ Esther 5:10-14; 6:13-14
  193. ^ II Samuel 17:25; 19:21-22; 21:17; 23:18
  194. ^ I Chronicles 2:16
  195. ^ Genesis 4:19, 22-23
  196. ^ [Genesis] 29:24; 30:9-13, 18; 31:33; 32:22; 33:1-2, 5-6; 35:26; 37:2; 46:18
  197. ^ Exodus 2:21-22; 4:20, 25-26; 18:2, 5-6