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Woman

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  • Origin and cause of the name
    Genesis 2:23

  • ORIGINALLY MADE
    • By God in his own image
      Genesis 1:27
    • From one of Adam's ribs
      Genesis 2:21,22
    • For man
      1 Corinthians 11:9
    • To be an helpmeet for man
      Genesis 2:18,20
    • Subordinate to man
      1 Corinthians 11:3
    • To be the glory of man
      1 Corinthians 11:7

  • Deceived by Satan
    Genesis 3:1-6 ; 2 Corinthians 11:3 ; 1 Timothy 2:14

  • Led man to disobey God
    Genesis 3:6,11,12

  • Curse pronounced on
    Genesis 3:16

  • Salvation promised through the seed of
    Genesis 3:15 ; Isaiah 7:14

  • Safety in childbirth promised to the faithful and holy
    1 Timothy 2:15

  • CHARACTERISED AS
    • Weaker than man
      1 Peter 3:7
    • Timid
      Isaiah 19:16 ; Jeremiah 50:37 ; 51:30 ; Nahum 3:13
    • Loving and affectionate
      2 Samuel 1:26
    • Tender and constant to her offspring
      Isaiah 49:15 ; Lamentations 4:10

  • To wear her hair long as a covering
    1 Corinthians 11:15

  • Good and virtuous, described
    Proverbs 31:10-28

  • Virtuous, held in high estimation
    Ruth 3:11 ; Proverbs 31:10,30

  • FREQUENTLY
    • Fond of self-indulgence
      Isaiah 32:9-11
    • Subtle and deceitful
      Proverbs 7:10 ; Ecclesiastes 7:26
    • Silly and easily led into error
      2 Timothy 3:6
    • Zealous in promoting superstition and idolatry
      Jeremiah 7:18 ; Ezekiel 13:17,23
    • Active in instigating to iniquity
      Numbers 31:15,16 ; 1 Kings 21:25 ; Nehemiah 13:26

  • Generally wore a vail in the presence of the other sex
    Genesis 24:65

  • Generally lived in a separated apartment or tent
    Genesis 18:9 ; 24:67 ; Esther 2:9,11

  • Submissive and respectful to husbands
    1 Peter 3:6 ; Genesis 18:12

  • OF DISTINCTION
    • Fair and graceful
      Genesis 12:11 ; 24:16 ; Song of Solomon 1:8 ; Amos 8:13
    • Haughty in their deportment
      Isaiah 3:16
    • Fond of dress and ornaments
      Isaiah 3:17-23
    • Wore their hair plaited and adorned with gold and pearls
      Isaiah 3:24 ; 1 Timothy 2:9

  • Of the poorer classes swarthy from exposure to the sun
    Song of Solomon 1:5,6

  • YOUNG
    • Called maids
      Exodus 2:8 ; Luke 8:51,52
    • Called damsels
      Genesis 24:55 ; Mark 5:39
    • Called virgins
      Genesis 24:16 ; Lamentations 1:4
    • Gay and merry
      Judges 11:34 ; 21:21 ; Jeremiah 31:13 ; Zechariah 9:17
    • Kind and courteous to strangers
      Genesis 24:17
    • Fond of ornaments
      Jeremiah 2:32
    • Required to learn from and imitate their elders
      Titus 2:4
    • Inherited parents' property when there was no male heir
      Numbers 27:8
    • Could not marry without consent of parents
      Genesis 24:3,4 ; 34:6 ; Exodus 22:17
    • Not to be given in marriage considered a calamity
      Judges 11:37 ; Psalm 78:63 ; Isaiah 4:1
    • Often taken captive
      Lamentations 1:18 ; Ezekiel 30:17,18
    • Punishment for seducing, when betrothed
      Deuteronomy 22:23-27
    • Punishment for seducing when not betrothed
      Exodus 22:16,17 ; Deuteronomy 22:28,29
    • Often treated with great cruelty in war
      Deuteronomy 32:25 ; Lamentations 2:21 ; 5:11
    • Of distinction, dressed in robes of various colours
      2 Samuel 13:18 ; Psalm 45:14

  • Were required to hear and obey the law
    Joshua 8:35

  • Had a court of the tabernacle assigned to them
    Exodus 38:8 ; 1 Samuel 2:2

  • Allowed to join in the temple-music from the time of David
    1 Chronicles 25:5,6 ; Ezra 2:65 ; Nehemiah 7:67

  • OFTEN ENGAGED IN
    • Domestic employments
      Genesis 18:6 ; Proverbs 31:15
    • Agriculture
      Ruth 2:8 ; Song of Solomon 1:6
    • Tending sheep
      Genesis 29:9 ; Exodus 2:16
    • Drawing and carrying water
      Genesis 24:11,13,15,16 ; 1 Samuel 9:11 ; John 4:7
    • Grinding corn
      Matthew 24:41 ; Luke 17:35
    • Spinning
      Proverbs 31:13,14
    • Embroidery
      Proverbs 31:22
    • Celebrating the victories of the nation
      Exodus 15:20,21 ; Judges 11:34 ; 1 Samuel 18:6,7
    • Attending funerals as mourners
      Jeremiah 9:17,20

  • Vows of, when married not binding upon the husband
    Numbers 30:6-8

  • Unfaithfulness of, when married found out by the waters of Jealousy
    Numbers 5:14-28

  • Punishment for injuring, when with child
    Exodus 21:22-25

  • To be governed by, considered a calamity by the Jews
    Isaiah 3:12

  • To be slain by, considered a great disgrace
    Judges 9:54

  • Considered a valuable booty in war
    Deuteronomy 20:14 ; 1 Samuel 30:2

  • Often treated with great cruelty in war
    2 Kings 8:12 ; Lamentations 5:11 ; Ezekiel 9:6 ; Hosea 13:16

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • (Gloriously arrayed,) of the Church of Christ
      Psalm 45:13 ; Galatians 4:26 ; Revelation 12:1
    • (Delicate,) of backsliding Israel
      Jeremiah 6:2
    • (Chaste and holy,) of saints
      Song of Solomon 1:3 ; 2 Corinthians 11:2 ; Revelation 14:4
    • (Lewd,) of the Roman apostasy
      Revelation 17:4,18
    • (Wise,) of saints
      Matthew 25:1,2,4
    • (Foolish,) of mere professors
      Matthew 25:1-3
    • (At ease and careless,) of a state of carnal security
      Isaiah 32:9,11
    • (Forsaken,) of Israel in her captivity
      Isaiah 54:6

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Woman'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/w/woman.html. 1897.

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