Women of the BIble

5 Unnamed Women of the Bible

5 Unnamed Women of the Bible

Often the women who appear in the Bible are unnamed. Yet they are unforgettable.

The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise  Benjamin West

Eve: The Mother of All the Living

Although shamed, Eve kept her hope alive and persevered in faith.

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'Kitchen scene with Christ in the house of Martha and Mary', Velázquez,

Martha of Bethany

Martha was a personal friend of Jesus. She remained faithful when Jesus arrived too late to save her brother Lazarus.

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Isaac Blessing Jacob, 1637 by Jusepe de Ribera.

Rebekah: Mother of Jacob and Esau

Rebekah is an example of what happens when we rely on our own strength instead of trusting the Lord.

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Jacob Meeting Rachel Painting by Joseph von Fuhrich

Rachel: Wife of Jacob, Sister of Leah

Despite her beauty, Rachel suffers a difficult life of grief and envy.

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Andrea Mantegna (Isola di Carturo, circa 1431 Holy Family and Family of John the Baptist

Elizabeth: Mother of John the Baptist

Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist,  is a beautiful  example that waiting on the Lord often brings unexpected blessings.

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Pieter Lastman: Ruth Declares her Loyalty to Naomi

Ruth: Loyal Daughter-in-Law

Ruth is a beautiful example of living a loyal and faith-filled life.

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‘Queen Esther’, Andrea del Castagno, 1450

Esther: The Woman Who Saved a Nation

Queen Esther is a remarkable example of faith and courage.

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Camille Corot - Hagar in the Wilderness, 1835

Hagar: God Sees and Hears

Hagar from the Bible shows us that no matter how difficult life might be, we are not alone.

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Cappellone di San Nicola, Basilica di San Nicola da Tolentino, Tolentino, Italy

Mary Magdalene: A Devoted Follower

Mary Magdalene was the first to see the risen Lord and delivered the message to His disciples.

Mary of Nazareth, mother of Jesus

Mary of Nazareth: Mother of Jesus

Mary, the "most blessed of women" is a beautiful example of living a life of faith, courage, obedience and trust.

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Mary Magdalene

10 Remarkable Women of the Bible

The women of the Bible offer inspiring examples of hope, courage, and faith.

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