“Women in the Bible,” Friend, May 2002, 23
There are many women mentioned in the Bible. To identify a few of them, read the clues, look up the scriptures to identify them, and write their names in the crossword puzzle.
The mother-in-law of Ruth, to whom Ruth said, “Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God (see Ruth 1:heading, 16).
The wife of Joseph, son of Jacob, she gave birth to their two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim (see Gen. 41:45, 50–52).
Abraham’s servant prayed to find her, a righteous woman to be the wife of Isaac (see Gen. 24).
This queen risked her life to help her people (see Esth. 4:10–16).
God told Abraham that He would bless this woman, Abraham’s wife, to “be a mother of nations” (see Gen. 17:15–16).
This woman and her sister (see #3 Down) were friends of Jesus Christ, who raised their brother, Lazarus, from the dead (see John 11:1, 5, 41–44).
“The mother of all living” (see Gen. 3:20).
The sister of #11 Across.
This woman, Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, were disciples of Jesus Christ and were healed by Him (see Luke 8:heading, 1–3).
This woman “was full of good deeds”; her other name is the answer to #7 Down (see Acts 9:36–41).
Peter raised this woman from the dead (see #6 Down).