Women in the Bible

In the bible, violence against women is more tolerable than violence against men.

In both Gen 19 and Judg 19, a not so gracious host volunteers to sacrifice the women of the house by throwing them out to a mob in order to protect a male visitor. A readiness to sacrifice women has been noted.

Passages such as Hos 2 and Ezek 16 give divine sanction to violence against women when they personify Israel and Judah as adulterous women, whom God will punish.

The kidnapping of women to provide wives for the decimated tribe of Benjamin.

In short, the bible treats females as third rate trash…

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