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30 Bible Verses about Birth

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Leviticus 12:7

He will present them before the Lord and make atonement on her behalf; she will be clean from her discharge of blood. This is the law for a woman giving birth, whether to a male or female.

Leviticus 12:2

“Tell the Israelites: When a woman becomes pregnant and gives birth to a male child, she will be unclean seven days, as she is during the days of her menstrual impurity.

John 16:21

When a woman is in labor she has pain because her time has come. But when she has given birth to a child, she no longer remembers the suffering because of the joy that a person has been born into the world.

Isaiah 45:10

How absurd is the one who says to his father,
‘What are you fathering?’
or to his mother,
‘What are you giving birth to?’”

Jeremiah 31:8

Watch! I am going to bring them from the northern land.
I will gather them from remote regions of the earth—
the blind and the lame will be with them,
along with those who are pregnant and those about to give birth.
They will return here as a great assembly!

Exodus 1:16

“When you help the Hebrew women give birth, observe them as they deliver. If the child is a son, kill him, but if it’s a daughter, she may live.”

Exodus 1:19

The midwives said to Pharaoh, “The Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women, for they are vigorous and give birth before a midwife can get to them.”

Romans 9:11

For though her sons had not been born yet or done anything good or bad, so that God’s purpose according to election might stand—

Deuteronomy 28:57

the afterbirth that comes out from between her legs and the children she bears, because she will secretly eat them for lack of anything else during the siege and hardship your enemy imposes on you within your gates.

From Thematic Bible


Birth » Pangs in giving

Psalm 48:6

Trembling seized them there,
agony like that of a woman in labor,

Isaiah 13:8

They will be horrified;
pain and agony will seize them;
they will be in anguish like a woman in labor.
They will look at each other,
their faces flushed with fear.

Isaiah 21:3

Therefore I am filled with anguish.
Pain grips me, like the pain of a woman in labor.
I am too perplexed to hear,
too dismayed to see.

Jeremiah 4:31

I hear a cry like a woman in labor,
a cry of anguish like one bearing her first child.
The cry of Daughter Zion gasping for breath,
stretching out her hands:
Woe is me, for my life is weary
because of the murderers!

Jeremiah 6:24

We have heard about it,
and we are discouraged.
Distress has seized us—
pain like a woman in labor.

Birth » Giving, ordained to be in sorrow

the Human nature of Christ » Is proved by his » Birth

Matthew 1:16

and Jacob fathered Joseph the husband of Mary,
who gave birth to Jesus who is called the Messiah.

Humility of Christ » Exhibited in his » Birth

Luke 2:4-7

And Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family line of David, to be registered along with Mary, who was engaged to him and was pregnant. While they were there, the time came for her to give birth. read more.
Then she gave birth to her firstborn Son, and she wrapped Him snugly in cloth and laid Him in a feeding trough-because there was no room for them at the inn.

New » Birth » Covenant

Jeremiah 31:31

“Look, the days are coming”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.

Romans 11:27

And this will be My covenant with them
when I take away their sins.

Hebrews 8:8

But finding fault with His people, He says:Look, the days are coming, says the Lord,
when I will make a new covenant
with the house of Israel
and with the house of Judah—

More verses: Hebrews 8:10

New » Birth » By the word of God

New » Birth » Necessary to salvation

New » Birth » Essential to spiritual vision

New » Birth » A new creation

New » Birth » Birth of a new spirit

New » Birth » Obtained by faith

New » Birth » Of divine origin

Topics on Birth

Birth Control

Genesis 38:8-10

Then Judah said to Onan, “Sleep with your brother’s wife. Perform your duty as her brother-in-law and produce offspring for your brother.”

Birth Not Being Possible

Isaiah 66:9

“Will I bring a baby to the point of birth
and not deliver it?”
says the Lord;
“or will I who deliver, close the womb?”
says your God.

Birth, Physical

Job 10:8-12

“Your hands shaped me and formed me.
Will You now turn and destroy me?

Births Foretold

Genesis 16:11

Then the Angel of the Lord said to her:You have conceived and will have a son.
You will name him Ishmael,
for the Lord has heard your cry of affliction.

From Birth

Psalm 22:10

I was given over to You at birth;
You have been my God from my mother’s womb.

Jesus' Birth

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child will be born for us,
a son will be given to us,
and the government will be on His shoulders.
He will be named
Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

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