Do You Know the Women in the Scriptures?

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    See if you can match the descriptions of the women from the scriptures with their names. Use the scripture references if you need help.

    1. My husband comforted me when I mourned because of my sons, who were on a dangerous journey (see 1 Nephi 5:1, 6).

    2. I was a servant in the house of King Lamoni and had been converted to the Lord many years before the king was converted (see Alma 19:16).

    3. When my husband died, I “clave unto” my mother-in-law and told her I would make her people my people and her God my God (see Ruth 1:14, 16).

    4. I am mentioned by name in both the New Testament and the Book of Mormon. I am described as “exceedingly fair and white” and “a precious and chosen vessel” (see 1 Nephi 11:13; Alma 7:10).

    5. I “[chose] that good part” by listening to the words of Jesus Christ when He visited my family in Bethany (see Luke 10:42).

    6. My people fasted for me when I risked my own life by pleading with the king to spare them (see Esther 4:16).

    7. My name means “mother of all living” (see Genesis 3:20).

    8. I was called “an elect lady” in the Doctrine and Covenants, and I made “a selection of sacred hymns” (see D&C 25:3, 11).

    9. I had been a widow for about 84 years when I greeted the infant Jesus at the temple (see Luke 2:36–38).

    10. When the Lord changed my husband’s name, He changed mine to a name meaning “princess” (see Genesis 17:15).

    1. Mary, mother of the Lord

    2. Sariah

    3. Anna

    4. Eve

    5. Abish

    6. Sarah

    7. Esther

    8. Mary, sister of Martha

    9. Emma Smith

    10. Ruth

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    • Answers: 1. B; 2. E; 3. J; 4. A; 5. H; 6. G; 7. D; 8. I; 9. C; 10. F