And they came, both men and [women], as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the LORD.
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shalt thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kins[women]: it is wickedness.
But the [women], and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.
And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bond[women], and no man shall buy you.
Gather the people together, men and [women], and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:
And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and [women].
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Then he called hastily unto the young man his armourbearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A [women] slew him. And his young man thrust him through, and he died.
And the congregation sent thither twelve thousand men of the valiantest, and commanded them, saying, Go and smite the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead with the edge of the sword, with the [women] and the children.
And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the [women] came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick.
And David answered the priest, and said unto him, Of a truth [women] have been kept from us about these three days, since I came out, and the vessels of the young men are holy, and the bread is in a manner common, yea, though it were sanctified this day in the vessel.
And he dealt among all the people, even among the whole multitude of Israel, as well to the [women] as men, to every one a cake of bread, and a good piece of flesh, and a flagon of wine. So all the people departed every one to his house.
I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing [women]? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?
And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten [women] his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and fed them, but went not in unto them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood.
And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their strong holds wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their [women] with child.
Then Menahem smote Tiphsah, and all that were therein, and the coasts thereof from Tirzah: because they opened not to him, therefore he smote it; and all the [women] therein that were with child he ripped up.
And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah: and all the singing men and the singing [women] spake of Josiah in their lamentations to this day, and made them an ordinance in Israel: and, behold, they are written in the lamentations.
Now when Ezra had prayed, and when he had confessed, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there assembled unto him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and [women] and children: for the people wept very sore.
And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the [women], and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.
Did not Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? yet among many nations was there no king like him, who was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: nevertheless even him did outlandish [women] cause to sin.
For this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all [women], so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.
And let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the fair young virgins unto Shushan the palace, to the house of the [women], unto the custody of Hege the king's chamberlain, keeper of the women; and let their things for purification be given them:
So it came to pass, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together unto Shushan the palace, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was brought also unto the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the [women].
And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things as belonged to her, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her, out of the king's house: and he preferred her and her maids unto the best place of the house of the [women].
Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the [women], (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)
In the evening she went, and on the morrow she returned into the second house of the [women], to the custody of Shaashgaz, the king's chamberlain, which kept the concubines: she came in unto the king no more, except the king delighted in her, and that she were called by name.
Now when the turn of Esther, the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her for his daughter, was come to go in unto the king, she required nothing but what Hegai the king's chamberlain, the keeper of the [women], appointed. And Esther obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.
And the king loved Esther above all the [women], and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.
And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and [women], in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.
All the king's servants, and the people of the king's provinces, do know, that whosoever, whether man or [women], shall come unto the king into the inner court, who is not called, there is one law of his to put him to death, except such to whom the king shall hold out the golden sceptre, that he may live: but I have not been called to come in unto the king these thirty days.
For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bond[women], I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage.
Wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, to destroy, to slay and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, both little ones and [women], and to take the spoil of them for a prey,
I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces: I gat me men singers and [women] singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments, and that of all sorts.
When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the [women] come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them no favour.
The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the [women] knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
And, behold, all the [women] that are left in the king of Judah's house shall be brought forth to the king of Babylon's princes, and those women shall say, Thy friends have set thee on, and have prevailed against thee: thy feet are sunk in the mire, and they are turned away back.
that are left in the king of Judah's house shall be brought forth to the king of Babylon's princes, and those [women] shall say, Thy friends have set thee on, and have prevailed against thee: thy feet are sunk in the mire, and they are turned away back.
Now when all the captains of the forces which were in the fields, even they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam governor in the land, and had committed unto him men, and [women], and children, and of the poor of the land, of them that were not carried away captive to Babylon;
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Then took Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the captains of the forces that were with him, all the remnant of the people whom he had recovered from Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, from Mizpah, after that he had slain Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, even mighty men of war, and the [women], and the children, and the eunuchs, whom he had brought again from Gibeon:
Even men, and [women], and children, and the king's daughters, and every person that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah.
Then all the men which knew that their wives had burned incense unto other gods, and all the [women] that stood by, a great multitude, even all the people that dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying,
A sword is upon their horses, and upon their chariots, and upon all the mingled people that are in the midst of her; and they shall become as [women]: a sword is upon her treasures; and they shall be robbed.
Slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and [women]: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.
And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the [women] that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you?
And the contrary is in thee from other [women] in thy whoredoms, whereas none followeth thee to commit whoredoms: and in that thou givest a reward, and no reward is given unto thee, therefore thou art contrary.
And they shall burn thine houses with fire, and execute judgments upon thee in the sight of many [women]: and I will cause thee to cease from playing the harlot, and thou also shalt give no hire any more.
He shall also set his face to enter with the strength of his whole kingdom, and upright ones with him; thus shall he do: and he shall give him the daughter of [women], corrupting her: but she shall not stand on his side, neither be for him.
Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they have ripped up the [women] with child of Gilead, that they might enlarge their border:
Then lifted I up mine eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came out two [women], and the wind was in their wings; for they had wings like the wings of a stork: and they lifted up the ephah between the earth and the heaven.
For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the [women] ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.
These are they which were not defiled with [women]; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.