Women In Scripture

Love God and Love People

Love God and Love People

The most important thing in this life is to love God and love people (Mark 12:28-31)
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The Daughters of Zelophehad

The Daughters of Zelophehad

Source: Daughters of Zelophehad: Bible (Jewish Women's Archive) 2021 A.D. From the source, "According to God’s original decree, the promised land was to be apportioned according to the “number of names” of members of the second generation; since only men were counted in the census, Zelophehad’s five daughters would be left without an inheritance. When they appeal this regulation, God agrees to implement their proposal. The story of the five daughters of Zelophehad provides legitimation of a limited right of Israelite women to inherit land. It also places specific marriage restrictions upon any women who inherit under this right. The story celebrates women’s…
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Job’s Daughters Inherited His Estate Along with their Brothers

Job’s Daughters Inherited His Estate Along with their Brothers

Source: When Was the Book of Job Written? (Probe Ministries) 2003 A.D. From the source, " When was the book of Job written? How do we know it was written then since we don’t know who wrote the book and when Job lived? Top Ten Reasons Why We Believe the Book of Job was Written During the Time of the Patriarchs 1. Job lived 140 years after his calamities (42:16). This corresponds with the lifespans of the patriarchs. For example, Abraham lived 175 years. 2. Job’s wealth was reckoned in livestock (1:3; 42:12) which was also true of Abraham (Gen.…
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Queen Mothers in the Old Testament

Queen Mothers in the Old Testament

Source: Queen Mother (Bible Study Tools) 2021 A.D. From the source, " QUEEN MOTHER (gebhirah, literally, "mistress," then a female ruler, and sometimes simply the wife of a king ("queen," 1 Kings 11:19); in Daniel 5:10 the term malketha' "queen," really means the mother of the king): It stands to reason that among a people whose rulers are polygamists the mother of the new king or chief at once becomes a person of great consequence. The records of the Books of Kings prove it. The gebhirah, or queen mother, occupied a position of high social and political importance; she took rank almost with the…
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Sheerah the City Builder

Sheerah the City Builder

Source: Sheerah: A Woman of Distinction (Dr. Claude Mariottini-Professor of Old Testament) 2016 A.D. From the source "One example of a woman of distinction in the Old Testament is Sheerah. Most people have never heard of Sheerah and probably have never read about her. However, she was an important woman in Israel. This is what the Old Testament has to say about Sheerah: “Their father Ephraim mourned for them many days, and his relatives came to comfort him. Then he lay with his wife again, and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. He named him Beriah, because…
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Prophetic Women Warriors/Guardians in Ancient Israel-Israel is Influenced By “West Asia” and “East African” Culture-War Cult

Prophetic Women Warriors/Guardians in Ancient Israel-Israel is Influenced By “West Asia” and “East African” Culture-War Cult

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The Akan Peoples of Ghana have Ancient “Libyan” Cultural Influences

The Akan Peoples of Ghana have Ancient “Libyan” Cultural Influences

Source: Virgin Mother Goddesses of Antiquity (Palgrave Macmillan US) 2010 A.D. Note: Page 4 of the source. Note: Page 9 of the source. Note: Page 23 to 24 of the source. Note: Page 27 to 28 of the source. Note: Page 28 of the source. Note: Page 37 to 38 of the source. Note: Page 38 of the source. Note: Page 38 to 39 of the source. Note: Page 40 of the source. Note: Page 42 of the source. Note: Page 42 of the source. Note: Page 42 of the source. Note: Page 43 of the source. Note: Page 44…
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New World Encyclopedia States That Various Historians Recorded The Queen of Sheba Was Ruler of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Arabia

New World Encyclopedia States That Various Historians Recorded The Queen of Sheba Was Ruler of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Arabia

Source: Queen of Sheba (New World Encyclopedia) 2021 A.D. From the Queen of Sheba source, "The Queen of Sheba, (tenth century B.C.E.), also known as Makeda (Ethiopian), Nicaula (Roman), and Bilquis (Arabic), was the ruler of an ancient kingdom located in the areas called Ethiopia and Yemen today...The tradition that the Biblical Queen of Sheba was a ruler of Ethiopia who visited King Solomon in Jerusalem, in ancient Israel, is supported by the first century C.E. (of Jewish origin) historian Flavius Josephus, who identified Solomon’s visitor as a "Queen of Egypt and Ethiopia...Other Ethiopian accounts make her the daughter of a king named Agabo or Agabos, in some legends said to have become king after slaying the mythological…
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Jezebel and 32 Signs of The Jezebel Spirit

Jezebel and 32 Signs of The Jezebel Spirit

[table id=6 /] [table id=1 /] The traditional Christian crowd sometimes make reference to "the Jezebel spirit", but what is it and why? The name Jezebel is mentioned 22 times in scripture (21 in the OT and 1 in the NT), but the teaching of "the Jezebel spirit" is based on the 1 mention in the New Testament. If you believe in the Jezebel spirit or know someone that does, you're going to want to read this entire study. If you find something worth sharing, please do so. Jezebel In The Old Testament The story of old Testament Jezebel can…
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Mary Magdalene: The Woman Possessed By Seven Devils

Mary Magdalene: The Woman Possessed By Seven Devils

[table id=6 /] [table id=1 /] Who Was Mary Magdalene? Even though her popularity suggests otherwise, she is only mentioned in 12 verses in the Bible. Many of us think we know who she is and what her role was, but how much of it is based on scripture and how much is based on the Gnostic texts? It may surprise you to learn that many of the church teachings about Mary Magdalene come from outside of the Bible and have made their way into church doctrine as if it appeared in the Bible. The Exorcism of Mary Magdalene There…
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