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125 Favorite Bible Verses for Women

The Bible offers wisdom and inspiration that resonate deeply with women. This collection of 125 favorite Bible verses for women provides guidance and comfort for those seeking strength, grace, love, and faith. Celebrate the unique journey and beauty of womanhood with these Scriptures.

 

Strength of Women

  • Proverbs 31:25 – “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”
  • Judges 4:4 – “Now Deborah, a prophet, the wife of Lappidoth, was leading Israel at that time.”
  • Exodus 1:17 – “The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live.”
  • 2 Kings 22:14 – “Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Acbor, Shaphan and Asaiah went to speak to the prophet Huldah, who was the wife of Shallum son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe.”
  • Joshua 2:1 – “Then Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two spies from Shittim. ‘Go, look over the land,’ he said, ‘especially Jericho.’ So they went and entered the house of a prostitute named Rahab and stayed there.”
  • Ruth 3:11 – “And now, my daughter, don’t be afraid. I will do for you all you ask. All the people of my town know that you are a woman of noble character.”
  • Esther 4:16 – “Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my attendants will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish.”
  • Acts 16:14 – “One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.”
  • Matthew 15:28 – “Then Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And her daughter was healed at that moment.”
  • 1 Peter 3:5 – “For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to adorn themselves. They submitted themselves to their own husbands.”

Wisdom of Women

  • Proverbs 14:1 – “The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down.”
  • Proverbs 31:26 – “She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.”
  • 2 Samuel 14:2 – “So Joab sent someone to Tekoa and had a wise woman brought from there. He said to her, ‘Pretend you are in mourning. Dress in mourning clothes, and don’t use any cosmetic lotions. Act like a woman who has spent many days grieving for the dead.'”
  • Proverbs 9:1 – “Wisdom has built her house; she has set up its seven pillars.”
  • Acts 18:26 – “He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they invited him to their home and explained to him the way of God more adequately.”
  • 2 Kings 4:8 – “One day Elisha went to Shunem. And a well-to-do woman was there, who urged him to stay for a meal. So whenever he came by, he stopped there to eat.”
  • Proverbs 11:16 – “A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.”
  • Judges 13:23 – “But his wife answered, ‘If the Lord had meant to kill us, he would not have accepted a burnt offering and grain offering from our hands, nor shown us all these things or now told us this.'”
  • Proverbs 12:4 – “A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.”
  • 2 Timothy 1:5 – “I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.”

Courage of Women

  • Judges 4:21 – “But Jael, Heber’s wife, picked up a tent peg and a hammer and went quietly to him while he lay fast asleep, exhausted. She drove the peg through his temple into the ground, and he died.”
  • Esther 5:1 – “On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the palace, in front of the king’s hall. The king was sitting on his royal throne in the hall, facing the entrance.”
  • Luke 8:2 – “and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out.”
  • John 20:16 – “Jesus said to her, ‘Mary.’ She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, ‘Rabboni!’ (which means ‘Teacher’).”
  • Ruth 1:16 – “But Ruth replied, ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.'”
  • 1 Samuel 25:18 – “Abigail acted quickly. She took two hundred loaves of bread, two skins of wine, five dressed sheep, five seahs of roasted grain, a hundred cakes of raisins and two hundred cakes of pressed figs, and loaded them on donkeys.”
  • Luke 1:45 – “Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”
  • John 4:28-29 – “Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, ‘Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?'”
  • Mark 14:3 – “While he was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard. She broke the jar and poured the perfume on his head.”
  • Luke 2:36-37 – “There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.”

Grace and Dignity of Women

  • Proverbs 31:30 – “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.”
  • 1 Peter 3:3-4 – “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”
  • Proverbs 31:20 – “She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.”
  • Song of Songs 4:7 – “You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.”
  • Ephesians 5:25-27 – “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.”
  • Titus 2:3-5 – “Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.”
  • Proverbs 31:28 – “Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”
  • Ruth 2:11 – “Boaz replied, ‘I’ve been told all about what you have done for your mother-in-law since the death of your husband—how you left your father and mother and your homeland and came to live with a people you did not know before.'”
  • Genesis 2:23 – “The man said, ‘This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.'”
  • 1 Timothy 2:9-10 – “I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.”

Women of Faith

  • Hebrews 11:11 – “And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age, was enabled to bear children because she considered him faithful who had made the promise.”
  • Luke 1:38 – “I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May your word to me be fulfilled.’ Then the angel left her.”
  • Matthew 9:22 – “Jesus turned and saw her. ‘Take heart, daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has healed you.’ And the woman was healed at that moment.”
  • 1 Samuel 2:1 – “Then Hannah prayed and said: ‘My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance.'”
  • Acts 12:12 – “When this had dawned on him, he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, also called Mark, where many people had gathered and were praying.”
  • Romans 16:1 – “I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae.”
  • John 11:27 – “‘Yes, Lord,’ she replied, ‘I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, who is to come into the world.'”
  • Exodus 15:20 – “Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing.”
  • Judges 13:24 – “The woman gave birth to a boy and named him Samson. He grew and the Lord blessed him.”
  • Luke 10:39 – “She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said.”

Women of Integrity

  • Proverbs 31:10 – “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.”
  • Proverbs 31:11 – “Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.”
  • Philippians 4:3 – “Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life.”
  • Ruth 1:14 – “At this they wept aloud again. Then Orpah kissed her mother-in-law goodbye, but Ruth clung to her.”
  • 1 Peter 3:1 – “Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives.”
  • 1 Timothy 5:10 – “and is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the Lord’s people, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.”
  • Proverbs 12:4 – “A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.”
  • 2 Kings 4:9-10 – “She said to her husband, ‘I know that this man who often comes our way is a holy man of God. Let’s make a small room on the roof and put in it a bed and a table, a chair and a lamp for him. Then he can stay there whenever he comes to us.'”
  • Proverbs 31:12 – “She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”
  • Genesis 24:18-20 – “‘Drink, my lord,’ she said, and quickly lowered the jar to her hands and gave him a drink. After she had given him a drink, she said, ‘I’ll draw water for your camels too, until they have had enough to drink.’ So she quickly emptied her jar into the trough, ran back to the well to draw more water, and drew enough for all his camels.”

Compassionate Women

  • Luke 8:3 – “Joanna the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod’s household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means.”
  • Proverbs 31:20 – “She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.”
  • Acts 9:36 – “In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor.”
  • Ruth 2:2 – “And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, ‘Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.’ Naomi said to her, ‘Go ahead, my daughter.'”
  • 1 Timothy 5:9-10 – “No widow may be put on the list of widows unless she is over sixty, has been faithful to her husband, and is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the Lord’s people, helping those in trouble and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.”
  • Luke 10:38 – “As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.”
  • John 12:3 – “Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.”
  • Genesis 18:6 – “So Abraham hurried into the tent to Sarah. ‘Quick,’ he said, ‘get three seahs of the finest flour and knead it and bake some bread.'”
  • 2 Kings 4:15-17 – “‘Call her,’ Elisha said. So he called her, and she stood in the doorway. ‘About this time next year,’ Elisha said, ‘you will hold a son in your arms.’ ‘No, my lord!’ she objected. ‘Please, man of God, don’t mislead your servant!’ But the woman became pregnant, and the next year about that same time she gave birth to a son, just as Elisha had told her.”
  • Luke 7:38 – “As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them.”

Women of Prayer

  • 1 Samuel 1:27 – “I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.”
  • Luke 2:37 – “and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.”
  • Acts 1:14 – “They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.”
  • Philippians 4:6 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:17 – “pray continually,”
  • Colossians 4:2 – “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”
  • James 5:16 – “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”
  • Romans 12:12 – “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”
  • Ephesians 6:18 – “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.”
  • Luke 18:1 – “Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.”

Godly Women

  • Proverbs 31:30 – “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.”
  • 1 Peter 3:3-4 – “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”
  • 1 Timothy 2:9-10 – “I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.”
  • Proverbs 31:29 – “‘Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.'”
  • Proverbs 31:31 – “Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.”
  • Psalm 46:5 – “God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.”
  • Proverbs 31:27 – “She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.”
  • Proverbs 31:17 – “She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks.”
  • Isaiah 66:13 – “As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”
  • Titus 2:3-4 – “Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children.”

Women of Love

  • 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 – “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”
  • 1 John 4:7 – “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.”
  • Romans 12:10 – “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”
  • John 15:12 – “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.”
  • Ephesians 4:2 – “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”
  • Colossians 3:14 – “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”
  • 1 Peter 4:8 – “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
  • John 13:34-35 – “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
  • Proverbs 3:3 – “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.”
  • 1 Corinthians 16:14 – “Do everything in love.”

Faithful Women

  • Ruth 1:16-17 – “But Ruth replied, ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the Lord deal with me, be it ever so severely, if even death separates you and me.'”
  • Genesis 24:45 – “Before I finished praying in my heart, Rebekah came out, with her jar on her shoulder. She went down to the spring and drew water, and I said to her, ‘Please give me a drink.'”
  • Esther 2:17 – “Now the king was attracted to Esther more than to any of the other women, and she won his favor and approval more than any of the other virgins. So he set a royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.”
  • 1 Samuel 1:20 – “So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, ‘Because I asked the Lord for him.'”
  • Genesis 21:1-2 – “Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised. Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.”
  • Luke 1:13 – “But the angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call him John.'”
  • Judges 4:9 – “‘Certainly I will go with you,’ said Deborah. ‘But because of the course you are taking, the honor will not be yours, for the Lord will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman.’ So Deborah went with Barak to Kedesh.”
  • Luke 1:45 – “Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”
  • Exodus 2:2 – “and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him for three months.”
  • John 20:18 – “Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: ‘I have seen the Lord!’ And she told them that he had said these things to her.”

Virtuous Women

  • Proverbs 31:29 – “‘Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.'”
  • Proverbs 31:10 – “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.”
  • Proverbs 31:31 – “Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.”
  • Proverbs 12:4 – “A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown, but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.”
  • Proverbs 19:14 – “Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.”
  • Ruth 3:11 – “And now, my daughter, don’t be afraid. I will do for you all you ask. All the people of my town know that you are a woman of noble character.”
  • Proverbs 18:22 – “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.”
  • Proverbs 31:11 – “Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.”
  • Proverbs 31:12 – “She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.”
  • 1 Timothy 3:11 – “In the same way, the women are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.”

Women of Influence

  • 2 Kings 22:14 – “Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Acbor, Shaphan and Asaiah went to speak to the prophet Huldah, who was the wife of Shallum son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe.”
  • Acts 16:14 – “One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.”
  • Romans 16:1 – “I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church in Cenchreae.”
  • Acts 18:26 – “He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they invited him to their home and explained to him the way of God more adequately.”
  • 1 Samuel 25:18 – “Abigail acted quickly. She took two hundred loaves of bread, two skins of wine, five dressed sheep, five seahs of roasted grain, a hundred cakes of raisins and two hundred cakes of pressed figs, and loaded them on donkeys.”

Conclusion

As you explore these 125 favorite Bible verses for women, may you find encouragement, strength, and inspiration. Let these words uplift your spirit and deepen your faith as a woman. Embrace the wisdom and love within each verse. May God’s blessings be with you on your journey!

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