THE CURSE THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN TRULY LOVED FEMININITY LEADERSHIP WOMEN'S RIGHTS GETTING HAPPILY MARRIED THE BEAUTIFUL BODY PARENTHOOD ************************************************************ THE CURSE KJV Genesis 3:16 Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. *********************************************************** THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN KJV Proverbs 31:10-31 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies... [14] She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar. [15] She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens. [16] She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard... [24] She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant. (Also Proverbs 7:11, Proverbs 14:1, Micah 2:9) *********************************************************** TRULY LOVED KJV Proverbs 31:11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her... KJV Proverbs 31:30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. *********************************************************** FEMININITY KJV Proverbs 31:17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms. KJV 1 Tim. 2:9-10 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; [10] But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works. (Also I Peter 3:4-5) *********************************************************** LEADERSHIP KJV Judges 4:4 And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time. KJV Acts 2:18 And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophecy: (Also I Corinthians 14:34-40, I Timothy 2:12) *********************************************************** WOMEN'S RIGHTS KJV Numbers 27:4 Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family, because he hath no son? Give unto us therefore a possession among the brethren of our father. KJV Job 42:15 And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren. Matthew 19:8 He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives... (Also Ecclesiastes 6:3) *********************************************************** GETTING HAPPILY MARRIED KJV 2 Cor. 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together ... KJV Titus 2:3-8 ... teachers of good things; [4] That they may teach the young women ... NIV 1 Thes. 4:4 ... that each of you should learn to control his own body ... (Also Jeremiah 29:6, 1 Cor. 7:2, Genesis 2:18, Ecclesiastes 11:5, Jeremiah 1:5, Amos 1:13, I Romans 1:25-28, I Corinthians 6:9, Collossians 2:23, Revelation 21:8, Proverbs 18:22, I Corinthians 7:28, Genesis 2:24, Malichi 2:16, Proverbs 30:21-23, Proverbs 19:13, Proverbs 21:9, Hosea 4:14, Mathew 19:8-10, Proverbs 19:14) *********************************************************** THE BEAUTIFUL BODY KJV Proverbs 5:18-19 Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. [19] Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love. KJV Matthew 6:28-29 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: [29] And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. NIV Col. 2:23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence. (Also I Corinthians 7:2-5, 1 Cor. 7:4 ) *********************************************************** PARENTHOOD KJV Col. 3:21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged. (Also Deuteronomy 6:7, Deut. 11:19, Ephesians 6:4, Proverbs 13:24) BACK TO BIBLE STUDY INDEX