The Role Of Women In I Kings 3: 16-28

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In I Kings 3:16-28, King Solomon confronts a difficult dilemma. Two prostitutes appear before the king, both women live in the same house and both women gave birth to sons. Other than themselves, there was no one else in the house. The first woman, who shall be called Sarah, presented the issue in front of the king, during the night, the second woman, who shall be called Mary, crushed her son and while Sarah was asleep, replaced her son for the living son of Sarah. Mary stated this was a lie and that Sarah had crushed her son in her sleep and was trying to take Mary’s son. So the King was given several options to weigh. Either Sarah was lying and the living son was Mary’s or Mary was lying and the living son was Sarah’s. The King had a sword
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