Definitions of mistress
a woman in a position of authority or control.
she is always mistress of the situation, coolly self-possessed
a woman having an extramarital sexual relationship, especially with a married man.
Elsie knew her husband had a mistress tucked away somewhere
lover girlfriend kept woman the other woman courtesan paramour concubine hetaera
used as a title prefixed to the name of a married woman; Mrs.
Among the many characters taking part were Mistress Crabby and Master Mandrake, who stopped at the fair on their way to Bolton Abbey.
Examples of mistress
Despite pleading and begging, the evil karaoke mistress would not budge.
Synonyms of mistress
lover kept woman schoolmarm
1 Kings 17:17-24 - The Widow's Son Raised
17 Now it came about after these things that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his sickness was so severe that there was no breath left in him. 18 So she said to Elijah, "What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!"
19 He said to her, "Give me your son." Then he took him from her bosom and carried him up to the upper room where he was living, and laid him on his own bed. 20 He called to the LORD and said, "O LORD my God, have You also brought calamity to the widow with whom I am staying, by causing her son to die?" 21 Then he stretched himself upon the child three times, and called to the LORD and said, "O LORD my God, I pray You, let this child's life return to him." 22 The LORD heard the voice of Elijah, and the life of the child returned to him and he revived. 23 Elijah took the child and brought him down from the upper room into the house and gave him to his mother; and Elijah said, "See, your son is alive."
24 Then the woman said to Elijah, "Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the LORD in your mouth is truth."
1 Kings 18:1-46 - War Between Elijah And The Prophets Of Baal
1 Kings 19:10-18 - Elijah's Encounter With The Lord
1 Kings 20:1-43 - Syrian-Israeli Conflicts: Ben-Hadad Vs. Ahab Of Israel
1 Kings 21:1-16 - The Vineyard Of Naboth The Jezreelite
1 Kings 22:51-53 - King Ahaziah Of Israel
1 Kings 17:17-24 - The Widow's Son Raised
2 Kings 1:17-18 - Epitaph For Ahaziah
2 Kings 2:1-14 - Elijah Taken Away From Elisha
2 Kings 3:1-27 - Joram Meets Moab In Battle
2 Kings 4:42-44 - The Multiplied Bread
2 Kings 5:1-14 - The Healing Of Naaman The Syrian
Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyes look to the LORD our God, Until He is gracious to us.
Under an unloved woman when she gets a husband, And a maidservant when she supplants her mistress.
Under a slave when he becomes king, And a fool when he is satisfied with food,
Then the angel of the LORD said to her, "Return to your mistress, and submit yourself to her authority."
And the people will be like the priest, the servant like his master, the maid like her mistress, the buyer like the seller, the lender like the borrower, the creditor like the debtor.
"Yet you said, 'I will be a queen forever ' These things you did not consider Nor remember the outcome of them.
He went in to Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her sight.
2 Kings 5:3
She said to her mistress, "I wish that my master were with the prophet who is in Samaria! Then he would cure him of his leprosy."
1 Corinthians 7:4
The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.
2 Samuel 3:7
Now Saul had a concubine whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah; and Ish-bosheth said to Abner, "Why have you gone in to my father's concubine?"
Now Sarai, Abram's wife had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar.
"Sit silently, and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans, For you will no longer be called The queen of kingdoms.
Then the LORD God called to the man, and said to him, "Where are you?"
He said, "Hagar, Sarai's maid, where have you come from and where are you going?" And she said, "I am fleeing from the presence of my mistress Sarai."
Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
1 Kings 17:17
Now it came about after these things that the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his sickness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.
Then Jesus said to her, "O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you wish." And her daughter was healed at once.
then they shall bring out the girl to the doorway of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her to death because she has committed an act of folly in Israel by playing the harlot in her father's house; thus you shall purge the evil from among you.
Say to the king and the queen mother, "Take a lowly seat, For your beautiful crown Has come down from your head."
All because of the many harlotries of the harlot, The charming one, the mistress of sorceries, Who sells nations by her harlotries And families by her sorceries.
the young lady would go in to the king in this way: anything that she desired was given her to take with her from the harem to the king's palace.
But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.
Now the angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.
1 Kings 11:3
He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away.
It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."
When he entered his house, he took a knife and laid hold of his concubine and cut her in twelve pieces, limb by limb, and sent her throughout the territory of Israel.
Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking.
"Here is my virgin daughter and his concubine. Please let me bring them out that you may ravish them and do to them whatever you wish. But do not commit such an act of folly against this man."
Then the woman fled into the wilderness where she had a place prepared by God, so that there she would be nourished for one thousand two hundred and sixty days.
1 Samuel 28:7
Then Saul said to his servants, "Seek for me a woman who is a medium, that I may go to her and inquire of her." And his servants said to him, "Behold, there is a woman who is a medium at En-dor."
After Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram's wife Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife.
"Blessed is the man who listens to me, Watching daily at my gates, Waiting at my doorposts.
But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Behold, with me here, my master does not concern himself with anything in the house, and he has put all that he owns in my charge.
(This was after King Jeconiah and the queen mother, the court officials, the princes of Judah and Jerusalem, the craftsmen and the smiths had departed from Jerusalem.)
"And I took hold of my concubine and cut her in pieces and sent her throughout the land of Israel's inheritance; for they have committed a lewd and disgraceful act in Israel.