100 Bible Verses about Respecting Women

Here are 100 Bible verses about respecting women, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

1 Peter 3:7 KJV

7 Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Timothy 3:1-7 KJV

1 This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; 3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; 4 One that ruleth well his own house, …

Galatians 3:28 KJV

28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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1 Timothy 5:2 KJV

2 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Proverbs 31:10-11 KJV

10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.

Philippians 4:3 KJV

3 And I intreat thee also, true yokefellow, help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers, whose names are in the book of life.

Genesis 1:27 KJV

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Colossians 3:19 KJV

19 Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Proverbs 31:25 KJV

25 Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

Ephesians 5:25 KJV

25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

1 Corinthians 11:11 KJV

11 Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord.

Proverbs 31:17 KJV

17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.

1 Peter 3:1-22 KJV

1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; 2 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear. 3 Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; 4 But let …

Ephesians 5:1-33 KJV

1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, …

Proverbs 31:29 KJV

29 Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.

Ephesians 5:33 KJV

33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

Philippians 2:3 KJV

3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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1 Peter 2:17 KJV

17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

Ephesians 2:3 KJV

3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

1 Timothy 3:11 KJV

11 Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.

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1 Timothy 5:1-2 KJV

1 Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; 2 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

Matthew 7:12 KJV

12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

Ephesians 6:1-3 KJV

1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 2 Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

Revelation 1:1 KJV

1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

Colossians 3:21 KJV

21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

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Hebrews 13:17 KJV

17 Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

Hebrews 13:4 KJV

4 Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

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Romans 13:7 KJV

7 Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

Exodus 20:12 KJV

12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

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Romans 12:10 KJV

10 Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

Proverbs 11:16 KJV

16 A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.

Genesis 2:21-23 KJV

21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; 22 And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. 23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.

Romans 12:3 KJV

3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

Titus 2:4 KJV

4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

1 Timothy 2:9-15 KJV

9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; 10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works. 11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. 12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but …

1 Peter 5:5 KJV

5 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

1 Peter 3:1-2 KJV

1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; 2 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.

Hebrews 12:9 KJV

9 Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

Titus 2:3-5 KJV

3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; 4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Luke 1:46-48 KJV

46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, 47 And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. 48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.

Proverbs 14:1 KJV

1 Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

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Leviticus 19:32 KJV

32 Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the Lord.

1 Timothy 5:3 KJV

3 Honour widows that are widows indeed.

Colossians 3:18 KJV

18 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

Ephesians 5:22 KJV

22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV

3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

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Proverbs 19:13 KJV

13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

Psalm 68:5 KJV

5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.

Leviticus 19:3 KJV

3 Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.

Revelation 4:11 KJV

11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 KJV

12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; 13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

Ephesians 5:28-29 KJV

28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Ephesians 5:6 KJV

6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Proverbs 31:16 KJV

16 She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.

1 Timothy 2:9 KJV

9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

Ephesians 6:2 KJV

2 Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;

Ephesians 5:32 KJV

32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Romans 13:1 KJV

1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

John 5:30 KJV

30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

John 3:16-17 KJV

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Matthew 15:4 KJV

4 For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

James 2:1 KJV

1 My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

1 Timothy 6:1-2 KJV

1 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. 2 And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

1 Timothy 5:4 KJV

4 But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

1 Corinthians 10:33 KJV

33 Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.

Romans 13:2 KJV

2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

Romans 13:1-7 KJV

1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. 2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou …

Proverbs 21:9 KJV

9 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

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Ephesians 5:22-23 KJV

22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

1 Corinthians 14:4 KJV

4 He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.

Romans 14:1-23 KJV

1 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. 2 For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs. 3 Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him. 4 Who art thou that judgest another man’s servant? to his own …

John 12:26 KJV

26 If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.

Matthew 19:19 KJV

19 Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Proverbs 31:1-31 KJV

1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. 2 What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows? 3 Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. 4 It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: 5 Lest …

Proverbs 21:19 KJV

19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

1 Peter 5:1-2 KJV

1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: 2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

1 Peter 3:15 KJV

15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

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1 Peter 3:6-7 KJV

6 Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement. 7 Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

Titus 2:2 KJV

2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

Philippians 4:2 KJV

2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord.

Philippians 4:2-3 KJV

2 I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 And I intreat thee also, true yokefellow, help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers, whose names are in the book of life.

Ephesians 5:29 KJV

29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

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Romans 3:18 KJV

18 There is no fear of God before their eyes.

Acts 17:10-11 KJV

10 And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. 11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Matthew 5:44 KJV

44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

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Malachi 2:10-16 KJV

10 Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers? 11 Judah hath dealt treacherously, and an abomination is committed in Israel and in Jerusalem; for Judah hath profaned the holiness of the Lord which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god. 12 The Lord will cut off the …

Proverbs 16:31 KJV

31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Psalm 34:8 KJV

8 O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.

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1 Timothy 5:1-3 KJV

1 Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; 2 The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity. 3 Honour widows that are widows indeed.

Colossians 1:15 KJV

15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

Ephesians 6:5-9 KJV

5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; 6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; 7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: 8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man …

1 Corinthians 14:37-38 KJV

37 If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord. 38 But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant.

John 14:15 KJV

15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Job 12:12 KJV

12 With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Deuteronomy 27:16 KJV

16 Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Genesis 2:18 KJV

18 And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

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Titus 1:5-6 KJV

5 For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

1 Timothy 1:9-10 KJV

9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, 10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

1 Kings 19:20 KJV

20 And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to thee?