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  1. 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. -- 3:16

  2. Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, an do ye to them as is good in your eyes. -- 19:8

  3. Come, let us make our father drink wine, and we will lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father -- 19:32

  4. And they made their father drink wine that night: and the firstborn went in, and lay with her father; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose -- 19:33

  5. Behold, I lay yesternight with my father: let us make him drink wine this night also; and go thou in, and lie with him, that we may preserve seed of our father -- 19:34

  6. And they made their father drink wine that night also: and the younger arose, and lay with him; and he perceived not when she lay down, nor when she arose -- 19:35

  7. Thus were both the daughters of Lot with child by their father. -- 19:36

  8. And Rachel said, Therefore he shall lie with thee to night for thy son's mandrakes. -- 30:15

  9. Thou must come in unto me; for surely I have hired thee with my son's mandrakes. And he lay with her that night. -- 30:16


  10. Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.--22:18


  11. And if a woman have an issue, and her issue in her flesh be blood, she shall be put apart seven days: and whosoever toucheth her shall be unclean.--15:19

  12. And if any man lie with her at all, and her flowers be upon him, he shall be unclean seven days; and all the bed whereon he lieth shall be unclean.--15:24

  13. Thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness.--18:19

  14. And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged.--19:20

  15. And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death.--20:12

  16. If a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they.--20:14

  17. If a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.--20:16

  18. And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.--20:18

  19. A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.--20:27

  20. And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.--.21:9


  21. And Moses said unto them, Have ye saved all the women alive? ... Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him. But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.--31:15-19


  22. And when the LORD thy God hath delivered it into thine hands, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword: But the women ... shalt thou take unto thyself.--20:13-14

  23. And seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and hast a desire unto her .... Thou shalt go in unto her.--21:11-13

  24. If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated ....--21:15

  25. If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her ....--22:13

  26. I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid. Then shall the father of the damsel, and her mother, take and bring forth the tokens of the damsel's virginity unto the elders of the city.--22:14-15

  27. These are the tokens of my daughter's virginity.--22:18-21

  28. But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel: Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die.--22:20-21

  29. If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto an husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her; Then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die; the damsel, because she cried not, being in the city.--22:23-24

  30. When two men strive together on with another, and the wife of the one ... putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets: Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.--25:11-12

  31. Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her.--28:30

  32. The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter, and toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them.--28:56-57


  33. Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be .... She put her hand to the nail, and her right hand to the workmen's hammer; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head, when she had pierced and stricken through his temples.--5:24-26

  34. Have they not divided the prey; to every man a damsel or two?--5:30

  35. Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you.--19:24

  36. But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning.--19:25

    1 Samuel

  37. And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies.--18:25

  38. Wherefore David arose and went, he and his men, and slew of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full tale to the king, that he might be the king's son in law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife.--18:27

    2 Samuel

  39. Thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun.--12:11

  40. Go in unto thy father's concubines, which he hath left to keep the house .... So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house; and Absalom went in unto his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.--16:21-22

    1 Kings

  41. And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines.--11:3

    2 Kings

  42. Therefore he smote it; and all the women therein that were with child he ripped up.--15:16

    2 Chronicles

  43. And Rehoboam ... took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines.--11:21:

  44. But Abijah waxed mighty, and married fourteen wives.--13:21


  45. All the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small--1:20


  46. Therefore the LORD will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discover their secret parts.--3:17

  47. Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.--13:16

  48. Thou shalt cast them away as a menstruous cloth.--30:22


  49. They have seen her nakedness: yea, she sigheth, and turneth backward. Her filthiness is in her skirts.--1:8-9

  50. Jerusalem is as a menstruous woman.--1:17


  51. Let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark.--9:5-6

  52. Thou hast ... opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredoms.--16:25

  53. Thou hast played the whore also with the Assyrians, because hou wast unsatiable; yea, thou hast played the harlot with them, and yet couldest not be satisfied.--16:28

  54. But if a man be just ... And hath not ... come near to a menstruous woman ....--18:5-6

  55. Thou shalt even drink it and suck it out, and thou shalt break the sherds thereof, and pluck off thine own breasts: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.--23:34

  56. And her daughters which are in the field shall be slain by the sword; and they shall know that I am the LORD.--26:6


  57. So I bought her to me for fifteen pieces of silver, and for an homer of barley, and an half homer of barley.--3:2

  58. Therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.--4:13

  59. Give them, O LORD: what wilt thou give? give them a miscarrying womb and dry breasts.--9:14

  60. Yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved fruit of their womb.--9:16

  61. Their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.--13:16


  62. Woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!--24:19

    1 Corinthians

  63. It is good for a man not to touch a woman.--7:1

  64. But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none.--7:29

  65. The head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man.--11:3

  66. For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.--11:7

  67. Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak.... And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home. -- 14:34-35


  68. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord-- 5:22

  69. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church.... Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.--5:23-24

  70. Let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. -- 5:24


  71. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands.--3:18

    1 Timothy

  72. I will ... that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array.--2:8-9

  73. Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.--2:11-12

  74. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing.--2:14-15

  75. But the younger widows refuse: for when they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry; Having damnation.--5:11


  76. Teach the young women to be ... obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.--2:4

    1 Peter

  77. Wives, be in subjection to your own husbands.--3:1


  78. No man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins.--14:3-4