Antiochis, the concubine of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, was given the towns of Tarsus and Mallus by her lover, leading to a revolt by those communities.
Susanna, daughter of Hilkiah, was trapped by two local judges who lusted after her. Daniel rescued her from the men's false charges.
The Slave Girl of Philippi made a lot of money for her masters divining the future until the Apostle Paul cast a demon out of her.
Rahab was known as the “Harlot of Jericho.”
Ruth, the Moabitess daughter-in-law of Naomi, married Boaz when he was eighty and she was forty, and subsequently had a child.
Sarah, the wife of Abraham, did not have a child until she was ninety.
The wife of the great Old Testament prophet Isaiah was also a prophet.
The Women of Joppa were placed on pleasure boats to drown with their children.
Junia was called “notable among the apostles” by the Apostle Paul, suggesting to some modern scholars that she (and perhaps other women) may have actually served as apostles.
Rachel was deeply loved by Jacob, who worked for seven years to pay her bride price. He believed he was marrying her, but discovered too late that through the trickery of her father, he had just married her sister, Leah.