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By Janet Peterson


Women in the Old Testament

Match the descriptions to the appropriate names.

a. Abigail

___ 1. Name changed from Sarai (see Gen. 17:15 ).

b. Eve

___ 2. Mother of Samuel, dedicated her son to the Lord (see 1 Sam. 1:20, 25–28 ).

c. Sarah

___ 3. Sister of Moses (see Num. 26:59 ).

d. Ruth

___ 4. Mother of Esau and Jacob (see Gen. 25:20–26 ).

e. Hannah

___ 5. First woman on earth (see Gen. 3:20 ).

f. Miriam

___ 6. Convinced David not to kill Nabal, later became David’s wife (see 1 Sam. 25:23–25, 32–33, 39 ).

g. Naomi

___ 7. Jacob worked fourteen years to marry her (see Gen. 29:20–30 ).

h. Rachel

___ 8. Ruth’s mother-in-law (see Ruth 1:22 ).

i. Delilah

___ 9. Faithful and loving Moabite who followed her husband’s family (see Ruth 1:3–16 ).

j. Rebekah

___ 10. Found out Samson’s secrets and betrayed him (see Judg. 16:6, 17–19 ).

Answers:

(1) c, (2) e, (3) f, (4) j, (5) b, (6) a, (7) h, (8) g, (9) d, (10) i.