34 Bible Verses about The Virtuous Woman

Proverbs 31:10-31 ESV / 117 helpful votes

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. She is like the ships of the merchant; she brings her food from afar. ...

Proverbs 3:15 ESV / 84 helpful votes

She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 31:30 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.

1 Peter 3:1 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,

Titus 2:1-15 ESV / 47 helpful votes

But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. ...

Ruth 3:11 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you all that you ask, for all my fellow townsmen know that you are a worthy woman.

Proverbs 8:11 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her.

1 Timothy 2:9-10 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.

Titus 2:3-5 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.

Proverbs 12:4 ESV / 31 helpful votes

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones.

Proverbs 19:14 ESV / 27 helpful votes

House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.

Proverbs 31:10 ESV / 25 helpful votes

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.

Proverbs 31:20 ESV / 24 helpful votes

She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy.

Philippians 2:2-4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Proverbs 31:1-31 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The words of King Lemuel. An oracle that his mother taught him: What are you doing, my son? What are you doing, son of my womb? What are you doing, son of my vows? Do not give your strength to women, your ways to those who destroy kings. It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, or for rulers to take strong drink, lest they drink and forget what has been decreed and pervert the rights of all the afflicted. ...

Proverbs 31:18 ESV / 19 helpful votes

She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out at night.

1 Peter 3:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

2 Peter 1:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

Proverbs 31:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain.

Proverbs 21:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

It is better to live in a corner of the housetop than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.

Genesis 3:16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

To the woman he said, “I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.”

Proverbs 21:19 ESV / 12 helpful votes

It is better to live in a desert land than with a quarrelsome and fretful woman.

Proverbs 7:1-8:36 ESV / 12 helpful votes

My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call insight your intimate friend, to keep you from the forbidden woman, from the adulteress with her smooth words. ...

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

Proverbs 31:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

She makes bed coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple.

Psalm 128:1-6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. Behold, thus shall the man be blessed who fears the Lord. The Lord bless you from Zion! May you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life! ...

Proverbs 31:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land.

Proverbs 20:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

There is gold and abundance of costly stones, but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

Exodus 18:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

Matthew 1:1-25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, ...

Proverbs 18:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.

Job 8:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And though your beginning was small, your latter days will be very great.

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