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Women of the Bible Timeline Part V

Return to Women of the Bible Timeline Part IV Maachah to Noah

Orpah

Ruth 1

The other daughter-in-law of Naomi

Peninnah

I Samuel 1:2, 6

The second wife of Elkanah whose initially barren first wife Hannah became the mother of the prophet Samuel

Persis

Romans 16:12

A woman mentioned by Paul as one who labored for the Lord

Phoebe

Romans 16:1-2

A woman recommended by Paul as a servant of the Lord who should be assisted

Priscilla

Acts 18:2, 18, 26
Romans 16:3
I Corinthians 16:19
II Timothy 4:19

Priscilla and her husband Aquila are strong believers and good servants in building the church

Puah

Exodus 1:15

Egyptian midwife ordered to kill Israelite babies at birth but did not do so blaming lack of compliance on the quickness with which Israelite women delivered

Rachel

Genesis 29; 30; 31; 33:1-7; 35:16-26; 46:19, 22, 25; 48:7
Ruth 4:11
I Samuel 10:2
Jeremiah 31:15
Matthew 2:18

Beloved wife of Jacob she was barren for years finally offering her maid to Jacob to bear children. Eventually a mother she died giving birth to Benjamin

Rahab

Joshua 2:1-3, 6:17-25
Matthew 1:5
Hebrews 11:31
James 2:25

The Amorite harlot who helped Joshua’s spies overcome Jericho. She married Salmon, one of the spies; was the mother of Boaz who married Ruth. An ancestress of David and hence Jesus Christ

Rebecca or Rebekah

Genesis 22:23; 24; 25: 20-28; 26:6-35; 27; 28:5; 29:12; 35:8;49:31
Romans 9:6-16

Wife of Isaac, mother of twins Jacob and Esau. She helped Jacob trick Isaac into giving Jacob the birthright blessing.

Rhoda

Acts 12:1-19

The servant of Mary mother of Mark. She was so stunned by hearing Peter’s voice at the gate the night he was miraculously released from prison that she ran to tell the praying saints rather than open the door.

Rizpah

II Samuel 3:7; 21:8-14

Wife of Saul, mother of two of his seven sons. They were killed to appease the Gibeonites who survived Saul’s slaughter in hopes this would end a three year drought

Ruth

Ruth
Matthew 1:5

The Moabite who followed her mother-in-law Naomi to a foreign land where by her goodness and loyalty she won the heart of Boaz; an ancestress of Christ

Salome I

Matthew 14:6-11
Mark 6:22-28

Daughter of Herodias, she danced for Herod and won his promise of anything she asked. At her mother’s prompting she asked for John the Baptist’s head.

Salome II

Mathew 20:20_24; 27:56
Mark 10:35-40; 15:40-41; 16:1-2

Mother of James and John, she along with husband Zebedee followed Christ. She ministered to him, was at the cross and was with the group of women who discovered the empty tomb

Sapphira

Acts 5:1-11

She along with her husband conspired to sell all and give to the church but instead kept some back and lied about it. She dropped dead at her lie.

Sara, Sarah, Sarai

Genesis 11:29-31; 12:5-17; 16:1-8; 17:15-21; 18; 20:2-18; 21:1-12; 23:1-19; 24:36-37; 25:10-12; 49:31
Isaiah 51:2
Romans 4:19; 9:9
Hebrews 11:11
I Peter 3:6

Barren beautiful wife of Abraham she gave her maid to him who bore him Ishmael. In her old age she miraculously bore Isaac the heir.

Serah

Genesisi 46:17
I Chronicles 7:30

Granddaughter of Jacob through Zilpah

Shelomith I

Leviticus 24:10-13

A Danite married to an Egyptian; her son is stoned for blaspheming God when he was not allowed to camp with the Israelites.

Shelomith II

I Chronicles 3:19

Daughter of one of the Zerubbabel

Shelomith III

II Chronicles 11:20

Daughter (or possibly son) of Maachah and King Rehoboam

Sherah

I Chronicles 7:24

An Ephraimite who inherited three villages and enlarged them

Shimeath

II Kings 12: 21
II Chronicles 24:26

An Ammorite whose son killed King Joash of Judah

Shiphrah

Exodus 1:15

A midwife who protected the children born to Israelite mothers when ordered to kill them by Pharoah

Shomer

II Kings 12:21

Moabite mother of Jehozabad who killed King Joash of Judah

Shua

Genesis 38:1-2

Daughter of Heber grandson of Asher

Susannah

Luke 8:2-3

One of the women who ministered to Christ with her substance

Syntyche

Philippians 4:2

One of the active members of the early church at Philippi

Tabitha

See Dorcas

Tahpenes

I Kings 11:19-20

Wife of King of Egypt whose sister was the wife of an Edomite King; she raised her sister’s son Genubath when her sister died

Tamar

Genesis 38:6-30
Ruth 4:12
I Chronicles 2:4
Matthew 1:3

The woman who played the part of a prostitute to have a child with Judah, an ancestress of Christ

Women of the Bible Timeline Part I  Abhiahill to Bashemath
Women of the Bible Timeline Part II  Bathsheba to Hannah
Women of the Bible Timeline Part III Hazelelponi to Maachah
Women of the Bible Timeline Part IV Maachah to Noah
Women of the Bible Timeline Part VI  Tamar II to Zipporah

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