Verses with the word woman in the Apocrypha (69 verses):
1 Esdras 4:18
Yea, and if men have gathered together gold and silver, or any other goodly thing, do they not love a woman which is comely in favour and beauty?
1 Esdras 4:22
By this also ye must know that women have dominion over you: do ye not labour and toil, and give and bring all to the woman?
1 Esdras 9:40
So Esdras the chief priest brought the law unto the whole multitude from man to woman, and to all the priests, to hear law in the first day of the seventh month.
2 Esdras 4:40
So he answered me, and said, Go thy way to a woman with child, and ask of her when she hath fulfilled her nine months, if her womb may keep the birth any longer within her.
2 Esdras 4:41
Then said I, No, Lord, that can she not. And he said unto me, In the grave the chambers of souls are like the womb of a woman:
2 Esdras 4:42
For like as a woman that travaileth maketh haste to escape the necessity of the travail: even so do these places haste to deliver those things that are committed unto them.
2 Esdras 5:46
And he said unto me, Ask the womb of a woman, and say unto her, If thou bringest forth children, why dost thou it not together, but one after another? pray her therefore to bring forth ten children at once.
2 Esdras 5:51
He answered me, and said, Ask a woman that beareth children, and she shall tell thee.
2 Esdras 9:38
And when I spake these things in my heart, I looked back with mine eyes, and upon the right side I saw a woman, and, behold, she mourned and wept with a loud voice, and was much grieved in heart, and her clothes were rent, and she had ashes upon her head.
2 Esdras 10:6
Thou foolish woman above all other, seest thou not our mourning, and what happeneth unto us?
2 Esdras 10:26
And, behold, suddenly she made a great cry very fearful: so that the earth shook at the noise of the woman.
2 Esdras 10:27
And I looked, and, behold, the woman appeared unto me no more, but there was a city builded, and a large place shewed itself from the foundations: then was I afraid, and cried with a loud voice, and said,
2 Esdras 10:41
Thou sawest a woman mourning, and thou begannest to comfort her:
2 Esdras 10:42
But now seest thou the likeness of the woman no more, but there appeared unto thee a city builded.
2 Esdras 10:44
This woman, whom thou sawest is Sion: and whereas she said unto thee, even she whom thou seest as a city builded,
2 Esdras 15:51
Thou shalt be weakened as a poor woman with stripes, and as one chastised with wounds, so that the mighty and lovers shall not be able to receive thee.
2 Esdras 16:38
As when a woman with child in the ninth month bringeth forth her son, with two or three hours of her birth great pains compass her womb, which pains, when the child cometh forth, they slack not a moment:
2 Esdras 16:49
Like as a whore envieth a right honest and virtuous woman:
Beware of all whoredom, my son, and chiefly take a wife of the seed of thy fathers, and take not a strange woman to wife, which is not of thy father's tribe: for we are the children of the prophets, Noe, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: remember, my son, that our fathers from the beginning, even that they all married wives of their own kindred, and were blessed in their children, and their seed shall inherit the land.
And he said unto him, Touching the heart and the liver, if a devil or an evil spirit trouble any, we must make a smoke thereof before the man or the woman, and the party shall be no more vexed.
Therefore now pray thou for us, because thou art a godly woman, and the Lord will send us rain to fill our cisterns, and we shall faint no more.
Smite by the deceit of my lips the servant with the prince, and the prince with the servant: break down their stateliness by the hand of a woman.
And took her, and asked her, Of what people art thou? and whence comest thou? and whither goest thou? And she said, I am a woman of the Hebrews, and am fled from them: for they shall be given you to be consumed:
Then said Holofernes unto her, Woman, be of good comfort, fear not in thine heart: for I never hurt any that was willing to serve Nabuchodonosor, the king of all the earth.
There is not such a woman from one end of the earth to the other, both for beauty of face, and wisdom of words.
Then said he to Bagoas the eunuch, who had charge over all that he had, Go now, and persuade this Hebrew woman which is with thee, that she come unto us, and eat and drink with us.
For, lo, it will be a shame for our person, if we shall let such a woman go, not having had her company; for if we draw her not unto us, she will laugh us to scorn.
So she took the head out of the bag, and shewed it, and said unto them, behold the head of Holofernes, the chief captain of the army of Assur, and behold the canopy, wherein he did lie in his drunkenness; and the Lord hath smitten him by the hand of a woman.
These slaves have dealt treacherously; one woman of the Hebrews hath brought shame upon the house of king Nabuchodonosor: for, behold, Holofernes lieth upon the ground without a head.
But the Almighty Lord hath disappointed them by the hand of a woman.
Forego not a wise and good woman: for her grace is above gold.
Hast thou a wife after thy mind? forsake her not: but give not thyself over to a light woman.
Give not thy soul unto a woman to set her foot upon thy substance.
Use not much the company of a woman that is a singer, lest thou be taken with her attempts.
Turn away thine eye from a beautiful woman, and look not upon another's beauty; for many have been deceived by the beauty of a woman; for herewith love is kindled as a fire.
Pride was not made for men, nor furious anger for them that are born of a woman.
A fool travaileth with a word, as a woman in labour of a child.
[Give me] any plague, but the plague of the heart: and any wickedness, but the wickedness of a woman:
I had rather dwell with a lion and a dragon, than to keep house with a wicked woman.
The wickedness of a woman changeth her face, and darkeneth her countenance like sackcloth.
All wickedness is but little to the wickedness of a woman: let the portion of a sinner fall upon her.
Stumble not at the beauty of a woman, and desire her not for pleasure.
A woman, if she maintain her husband, is full of anger, impudence, and much reproach.
A wicked woman abateth the courage, maketh an heavy countenance and a wounded heart: a woman that will not comfort her husband in distress maketh weak hands and feeble knees.
Of the woman came the beginning of sin, and through her we all die.
Give the water no passage; neither a wicked woman liberty to gad abroad.
A virtuous woman rejoiceth her husband, and he shall fulfill the years of his life in peace.
But a grief of heart and sorrow is a woman that is jealous over another woman, and a scourge of the tongue which communicateth with all.
A drunken woman and a gadder abroad causeth great anger, and she will not cover her own shame.
The whoredom of a woman may be known in her haughty looks and eyelids.
A silent and loving woman is a gift of the Lord; and there is nothing so much worth as a mind well instructed.
A shamefaced and faithful woman is a double grace, and her continent mind cannot be valued.
An harlot shall be accounted as spittle; but a married woman is a tower against death to her husband.
A wicked woman is given as a portion to a wicked man: but a godly woman is given to him that feareth the Lord.
A dishonest woman contemneth shame: but an honest woman will reverence her husband.
A shameless woman shall be counted as a dog; but she that is shamefaced will fear the Lord.
A woman that honoureth her husband shall be judged wise of all; but she that dishonoureth him in her pride shall be counted ungodly of all.
A loud crying woman and a scold shall be sought out to drive away the enemies.
A woman will receive every man, yet is one daughter better than another.
The beauty of a woman cheereth the countenance, and a man loveth nothing better.
Neither consult with a woman touching her of whom she is jealous; neither with a coward in matters of war; nor with a merchant concerning exchange; nor with a buyer of selling; nor with an envious man of thankfulness; nor with an unmerciful man touching kindness; nor with the slothful for any work; nor with an hireling for a year of finishing work; nor with an idle servant of much business: hearken not unto these in any matter of counsel.
Better is the churlishness of a man than a courteous woman, a woman, I say, which bringeth shame and reproach.
Additions to Esther 14:3
And she prayed unto the Lord God of Israel, saying, O my Lord, thou only art our King: help me, desolate woman, which have no helper but thee:
And he took a wife, whose name was Susanna, the daughter of Chelcias, a very fair woman, and one that feared the Lord.
Now Susanna was a very delicate woman, and beauteous to behold.
And the elders said, As we walked in the garden alone, this woman came in with two maids, and shut the garden doors, and sent the maids away.
But having taken this woman, we asked who the young man was, but she would not tell us: these things do we testify.
Who cried with a loud voice, I am clear from the blood of this woman.
1 Maccabees 2:11
All her ornaments are taken away; of a free woman she is become a bondslave.