Women in the Book of Proverbs

  1. For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to _____ and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

a piece of bread

  1. But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it…

doth not know his left hand from his right.
destroyeth his own soul.
doeth it to his peril.
provoketh her husband to wrath.

  1. Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith…

I have done no wickedness.
What is dessert?
Now is your wife my aversary.
Stolen waters taste sweet.

  1. A gracious woman retaineth _____ and strong men retain riches.

her substance
her inheritance

  1. As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without…

loyalty to her husband.
fair raiment.

  1. A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as…

shoes with which he shall walk on dung.
a tree that bringeth forth no fruit.
rottenness in his bones.
a whore.

  1. Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish…

buildeth it not.
will not lift her hand to help.
burneth it with fire.
plucketh it down with her hands.

  1. _____ and a contentious woman are alike.

A stubborn mule
A continual dropping in a very rainy day
A cause that is totally lost
A pain in the neck

  1. It is better to dwell _____, than with a contentious and an angry woman.

in the cellar of the house
in the wilderness
with an enemy
on the threshing floor

  1. Who can find a _____ woman? for her price is far above rubies.


  1. For three things the earth is disquieted, and for four which it cannot bear: For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with meat. For an odious woman when she is married; and an handmaid that…

taketh counsel with fools.
is killed in the performance of her duties.
murders her mistress.
is heir to her mistress.

  1. Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, _____

will have a memorial forever.
she shall be praised.
shall receive the inheritance of the righteous.
shall be blessed in all that she does.

Answers to Bible Quiz: Women

  1. a piece of bread. (Proverbs 6:26)
  2. destroyeth his own soul. (Proverbs 6:32)
  3. I have done no wickedness. (Proverbs 30:20)
  4. honour (Proverbs 11:16)
  5. discretion. (Proverbs 11:22)
  6. rottenness in his bones. (Proverbs 12:4)
  7. plucketh it down with her hands. (Proverbs 14:1)
  8. A continual dropping in a very rainy day. (Proverbs 27:15)
  9. in the wilderness. (Proverbs 21:19)
  10. virtuous (Proverbs 31:10)
  11. is heir to her mistress. (Proverbs 30:21-23)
  12. she shall be praised. (Proverbs 31:30)