List of women in the Old Testament

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The following are tables of women in the Old Testament.

Named women[edit]

The following is a table of named women in the Old Testament. It can be sorted alphabetical or by book.

Name Husband(s) / Lovers(s) Children Book(s)
Abi(jah) King Ahaz of Judah King Hezekiah of Judah 2 Kings 18
2 Chronicles 29
Abigail Nabal
King David of Israel
Chileab, or Daniel 1 Samuel 25, 27, 30
2 Samuel 02–03
1 Chronicles 03
Abigail (Amasa's mother) Ithra, or Jether Amasa 2 Samuel 17
1 Chronicles 02
Abihail (Zuriel's mother) Zuriel Numbers 03
Abihail (Abishur's wife) Abishur Ahban
Molid
1 Chronicles 02
Abihail (Jerimoth's wife) Jerimoth Mahalath (Rehoboam's queen consort) 2 Chronicles 11
Abijah Hezron Ashhur 1 Chronicles 02
Abishag 1 Kings 01–02
Abital King David of Israel Shephatiah 2 Samuel 03
1 Chronicles 03
Achsah Othniel Joshua 15
Judges 01
1 Chronicles 02
Adah (Lamech's wife) Lamech Jabal
Jubal
Genesis 04
Adah (Esau's wife) Esau Eliphaz Genesis 36
Ahinoam (Saul's queen consort) King Saul of Israel Jonathan
Ishvi
Malchi-shua
Merab
Michal
1 Samuel 15
Ahinoam (David's queen consort) King David of Israel Amnon 1 Samuel 25, 27, 30
2 Samuel 02–03
1 Chronicles 03
Ahlai (Jarha's wife) Jarha Attai 1 Chronicles 02
Ahlai (Zabad's mother) Zabad 1 Chronicles 11
Anah Oholibamah Genesis 36
Asenath Joseph Manasseh
Ephraim
Genesis 41, 46
Atarah Jerahmeel Onam 1 Chronicles 02
Athaliah King Jehoram of Judah King Ahaziah of Judah 2 Kings 08, 11
2 Chronicles 21–24
Azubah (Caleb's wife) Caleb Jesher
Shobab
Ardon
1 Chronicles 02
Azubah King Asa of Judah King Jehoshaphat of Judah 1 Kings 22
2 Chronicles 20
Baara Shaharaim 1 Chronicles 08
Basemath (Elon's daughter) Esau Genesis 26
Basemath (Ishmael's daughter) Esau Reuel Genesis 36
Basemath (Ahimaaz's wife) Ahimaaz 1 Kings 04
Bathsheba Uriah
King David of Israel
Shammua, or Shimea
Shobab
Nathan
King Solomon of Israel
2 Samuel 11–12
1 Kings 01–02
1 Chronicles 03
Bilhah Jacob
Reuben
Dan
Naphtali
Genesis 29–30, 35, 37, 46, 49
1 Chronicles 05, 07
Bithiah Mered Miriam
Shammai
Ishbah
1 Chronicles 04
Cozbi Zimri Numbers 25
Deborah (Rebekah's nurse) Genesis 24, 35
Deborah Lapidoth Judges 04–05
Delilah Samson Judges 16
Dinah Shechem[note 1] Genesis 30, 34, 46
Eglah King David of Israel Ithream 2 Samuel 03
1 Chronicles 03
Elisheba Aaron Nadab
Abihu
Eleazar
Ithamar
Exodus 06
Ephah Caleb Haran
Moza
Gazez
1 Chronicles 02
Ephrath(ah) Caleb Hur 1 Chronicles 02, 04
Esther, or Hadassah King Ahasuerus of Persia Esther
Eve Adam Cain
Abel
Seth
Genesis 02–04
Gomer Hosea Jezreel
Lo-Ruhamah
Lo-Ammi
Hosea 01, 03
Hagar Abraham Ishmael Genesis 16, 21, 25
Haggith King David of Israel Adonijah 2 Samuel 03
1 Kings 01–02
1 Chronicles 03
Hammolecheth Ishhod
Abiezer
Mahlah
1 Chronicles 07
Hamutal King Josiah of Judah King Jehoahaz of Judah
King Zedekiah of Judah
2 Kings 23–24
Jeremiah 52
Hannah (Samuel's mother) Elkanah Samuel 1 Samuel 01–02
Hazzelelponi 1 Chronicles 04
Helah Ashhur Zereth
Izhar
Ethnan
1 Chronicles 04
Hephzibah King Hezekiah of Judah King Manasseh of Judah 2 Kings 21
Hodesh Shaharaim Jobab
Zibia
Mesha
Malcam
Jeuz
Sachia
Mirmah
1 Chronicles 08
Hoglah Numbers 26–27, 36
Joshua 17
Huldah Shallum 2 Kings 22
2 Chronicles 34
Hushim Shaharaim Abitub
Elpaal
1 Chronicles 08
Iscah Genesis 11
Jael Heber Judges 04–05
Jecoliah, or Jechiliah King Amaziah of Judah King Azariah, or Uzziah, of Judah 2 Kings 15
2 Chronicles 26
Jedidah King Amon of Judah king Josiah of Judah 2 Kings 22
Jehoaddin, or Jehoaddan King Jehoash of Judah King Amaziah of Judah 2 Kings 14
2 Chronicles 25
Jehosheba, or Jehoshabeath Jehoiada 2 Kings 11
2 Chronicles 22
Jemimah Job 42
Jerioth Caleb 1 Chronicles 02
Jerusha(h) King Amaziah, or Uzziah, of Judah King Jotham of Judah 2 Kings 15
2 Chronicles 27
Jezebel King Ahab of Israel King Ahaziah of Israel
King Jehoram of Israel
1 Kings 16, 18–19, 21–22
2 Kings 03, 06, 09–10
Jochebed Amram Aaron
Moses
Miriam
Exodus 02, 06
Numbers 26
Judith (Esau's wife) Esau Genesis 26
Keren-happuch Job 42
Keturah Abraham Zimran
Jokshan
Medan
Midian
Ishbak
Shuah
Genesis 25
1 Chronicles 01
Keziah Job 42
Leah Jacob Reuben
Simeon
Levi
Judah
Issachar
Zebulun
Dinah
Genesis 29–35, 46, 49
Lo-Ruhamah Hosea 01
Maacah (Caleb's concubine) Caleb Sheber
Tirhanah
Shaaph
Sheva
1 Chronicles 02
Maacah (Machir's wife) Machir Peresh
Sheresh
1 Chronicles 07
Maacah (Jeiel's wife) Jeiel Abdon
Zur
Kish
Baal
Ner
Nadab
Gedor
Ahio
Zechariah
Mikloth
1 Chronicles 08–09
Maacah (David's queen consort) King David of Israel Absalom 2 Samuel 03
1 Chronicles 03
Maacah (Rehoboam's queen consort), or Micaiah King Rehoboam of Judah King Abijam, or Abijah, of Judah
Attai
Ziza
Shelomith
1 Kings 15
2 Chronicles 11, 13, 15
Mahalath (Esau's wife) Esau Genesis 28
Mahalath (Rehoboam's queen consort) King Rehoboam of Judah Jeush
Shemariah
Zaham
2 Chronicles 11
Mahlah (Hammolecheth's daughter) 1 Chronicles 07
Mahlah (Zelophehad's daughter) Numbers 26–27, 36
Joshua 17
Mary (Immanuel's virgin mother) Joseph Jesus (Immanuel) Isaiah 07, 49
Micah 05
Matred Mehetabel Genesis 36
1 Chronicles 01
Mehetabel King Hadar, or Hadad II, of Edom Genesis 36
1 Chronicles 01
Merab Adriel 1 Samuel 14, 18
2 Samuel 21
Meshullemeth King Manasseh of Judah King Amon of Judah 2 Kings 21
Michal King David of Israel
Palti
1 Samuel 14, 18–19, 25
2 Samuel 03, 06
1 Chronicles 15
Milcah (Nahor's wife) Nahor Uz
Buz
Kemuel
Chesed
Hazo
Pildash
Jidlaph
Bethuel
Genesis 11, 22, 24
Milcah (Zelophehad's daughter) Numbers 26–27, 36
Joshua 17
Miriam Exodus 02, 15
Numbers 12, 20, 26
Deuteronomy 24
1 Chronicles 06
Micah 06
Miriam (Bithiah's daughter) 1 Chronicles 04
Naamah (Lamech's daughter) Genesis 04
Naamah (Solomon's queen consort) King Solomon of Israel King Rehoboam of Judah 1 Kings 14
2 Chronicles 12
Naarah Ashur Ahuzzam
Hepher
Temeni
Haahashtari
1 Chronicles 04
Naomi Elimelech Mahlon
Chilion
Ruth
Nehushta King Jehoiakim of Judah King Jehoiachin, or Jeconiah, of Judah 2 Kings 24
Noadiah Nehemiah 06
Noah (Zelophehad's daughter) Numbers 26–27, 36
Joshua 17
Oholibamah Esau Jeush
Jalam
Korah
Genesis 36
Orpah Chilion Ruth 01
Peninnah Elkanah 1 Samuel 01
Puah Exodus 01
Rachel Jacob Joseph
Benjamin
Genesis 29–33, 35, 44, 46, 48
Rahab Salmon Boaz Joshua 02, 06
Rebekah, or Rebecca Isaac Esau
Jacob
Genesis 22, 24–29, 35, 49
Reumah Nahor Tebah
Gaham
Tahash
Maacah
Genesis 22
Rizpah King Saul of Israel Armoni
Mephibosheth
2 Samuel 03, 21
Ruth Mahlon
Boaz
Obed Ruth
Sarah, or Sarai Abraham Isaac Genesis 11–12, 16–18, 20–21, 23–25, 49
Serah Genesis 46
Numbers 26
1 Chronicles 07
Shelomith (Dibri's daughter) Leviticus 24
Shelomith (Zerubbabel's daughter) 1 Chronicles 03
Shelomith (Rehoboam's child) 2 Chronicles 11
Sheerah 1 Chronicles 07
Shimeath Jozacar, or Zabad 2 Kings 12
2 Chronicles 24
Shiphrah Exodus 01
Shomer, or Shimrith Jehozabad 2 Kings 12
2 Chronicles 24
Shua 1 Chronicles 07
Tahpenes 1 Kings 11
Tamar (Genesis) Er
Onan
Judah[note 2]
Perez
Zerah
Genesis 38
1 Chronicles 02
Tamar (David's daughter) 2 Samuel 13
1 Chronicles 03
Tamar (Absalom's daughter) Uriel Maacah (Rehoboam's queen consort) 2 Samuel 14
Taphath Ben-abinadab 1 Kings 04
Timna Eliphaz Amalek Genesis 36
1 Chronicles 01
Tirzah Numbers 26–27, 36
Joshua 17
Vashti King Ahasuerus of Persia Esther 01–02
Zebidah King Josiah of Judah King Jehoiakim of Judah 2 Kings 23
Zeresh Haman Esther 05–06
Zeruah Nebat King Jeroboam of Israel 1 Kings 11
Zeruiah Joab
Abishai
Asahel
1 Samuel 26
2 Samuel 02–03, 08, 14, 16–19, 21, 23
1 Kings 01–02
1 Chronicles 02, 11, 18, 26–27
Zibiah King Ahaziah of Judah King Jehoash of Judah 2 Kings 12
2 Chronicles 24
Zillah Lamech Tubal-cain
Naamah
Genesis 04
Zilpah Jacob Gad
Asher
Genesis 29–30, 35, 37, 46
Zipporah Moses Gershom
Eliezer
Exodus 02, 04, 18

Unnamed women with Kings Wiki articles[edit]

The following is a table of women who are mentioned in the Old Testament, whose names are not known, and who possess articles on Kings Wiki. It can be sorted alphabetical or by book. This is not a complete list of women left unnamed in the Old Testament; for a full list of women left unnamed in the Bible, visit Bible Gateway.

Name[note 3] Husband(s) / Lovers(s) Children Book(s)
Mothers of the Nephilim Nephilim Genesis 06
Lot's wife Lot [note 4] Genesis 19
Moab's mother Lot[note 5] Moab Genesis 19
Ben-ammi's mother Lot[note 5] Ben-ammi Genesis 19
Ishmael's Egyptian wife Ishmael Genesis 21
Bathshua Judah Er
Onan
Shelah
Genesis 38
Zulaykha Potiphar Genesis 39
Adibaa Simeon Shaul Genesis 46
Asiyah Exodus 02
Moses' Cushite wife Numbers 12
Heroine of Thebez Judges 09
2 Samuel 11
Jephthah's daughter Judges 11
Samson's mother Manoah Samson Judges 13–14
Micah's mother Micah Judges 17
Levite's concubine Judges 19–20
Ichabod's mother Phinehas Ichabod 1 Samuel 04
Witch of Endor 1 Samuel 28
Mephibosheth's nurse 2 Samuel 04
Woman of Tekoa 2 Samuel 14
Woman of En-rogel 2 Samuel 17
Wise woman of Abel 2 Samuel 20
Solomon's harem Solomon 1 Kings 3, 11
Two prostitute mothers 1 Kings 3
Bilqis Solomon[note 6] Menelik[note 6] 1 Kings 10
2 Chronicles 09
Genubath's mother Hadad Genubath 1 Kings 11
Jeroboam's queen consort King Jeroboam of Israel Abijah 1 Kings 14
Widow of Zarephath 1 Kings 17
Prophet's widow 2 Kings 04
Woman of Shunem 2 Kings 04, 08
Maid of Naaman's wife 2 Kings 05
Cannibal mothers of Samaria 2 Kings 06
Jehodijah Mered Jered
Heber
Jekuthiel
1 Chronicles 04
Shallum's daughters Nehemiah 03
Job's wife Job 02, 19, 31
Lemuel's mother Proverbs 31
Daughters of Zion (Isaiah) Isaiah 03–04
Maher-shalal-hash-baz's mother Isaiah Maher-shalal-hash-baz
[note 7]
Isaiah 08
Ezekiel's wife Ezekiel Ezekiel 24
Belshazzar's mother Belshazzar Daniel 05
Daughter of the king of the South King of the North Daniel 11
Daughter of women King of the South Daniel 11

Possible identities for unnamed women[edit]

The following is a table of possible identities for women who are mentioned in the Old Testament without their identities being explicitly stated. It can be sorted alphabetical or by book.

Name Husband(s) / Lovers(s) Children Possibly mention in Possibly mention as
Berenike Phernophoros King Antiochos II Theos of Syria Antiochos Daniel 11 "Daughter of the king of the South"
Kleopatra I Syra King Ptolemaios V Epiphanes of Egypt King Ptolemaios VI Philometor of Egypt
Queen Kleopatra II of Egypt
King Ptolemaios VIII Euergetes II of Egypt
Daniel 11 "Daughter of women"

Figurative and symbolic women with Kings Wiki articles[edit]

The following is a table of figurative and symbolic women in the Old Testament who possess articles on Kings Wiki. It can be sorted alphabetical or by book. This is not a complete list of figurative and symbolic women in the Old testament; for a full list of figurative and symbolic women in the Bible, visit Bible Gateway.

Name Book(s)
Israel (Jeremiah 3) Jeremiah 3
Judah (Jeremiah 3) Jeremiah 3
Oholah Ezekiel 23
Oholibah Ezekiel 23

Notes[edit]

  1. Shechem kidnapped Dinah.
  2. Judah was not aware that the woman he was having intercourse with was Tamar, and Genesis 38:26 (AMP) states: And Judah did not have [intimate] relations with her again.
  3. Some names presented here are based on tradition while others were assigned arbitrarily.
  4. The wife that was turned into a pillar of salt might be the mother of Lot's daughters (Moab's mother and Ben-ammi's mother), but this is not explicitly stated in the Bible.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lot's daughters raped Lot while Lot was intoxicated.
  6. 6.0 6.1 According to Ethiopian tradition, Solomon and Makeda had intercourse and produced a son named Menelik.
  7. Maher-shalal-hash-baz's mother might have been the mother of Isaiah's other son, Shear-jashub, but this is not explicitly stated in the Bible.

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