24 Bible Verses about childbearing
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But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.
To the woman He said,
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain in childbirth,
In pain you will bring forth children;
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And he will rule over you.”
My children, with whom I am again in labor until Christ is formed in you—
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in age; Sarah was past childbearing.
Whenever a woman is in labor she has pain, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish because of the joy that a child has been born into the world.
“Before she travailed, she brought forth;
Before her pain came, she gave birth to a boy.
By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.
But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!
As the pregnant woman approaches the time to give birth,
She writhes and cries out in her labor pains,
Thus were we before You, O Lord.
For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
But if she bears a female child, then she shall be unclean for two weeks, as in her menstruation; and she shall remain in the blood of her purification for sixty-six days.
But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs.
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior,
So are the children of one’s youth.
Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days; for there will be great distress upon the land and wrath to this people;
Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,
We were pregnant, we writhed in labor,
We gave birth, as it seems, only to wind.
We could not accomplish deliverance for the earth,
Nor were inhabitants of the world born.
And she conceived again and bore a son and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah. Then she stopped bearing.
The midwives said to Pharaoh, “Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous and give birth before the midwife can get to them.”
When she was in severe labor the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for now you have another son.”
And about the time of her death the women who stood by her said to her, “Do not be afraid, for you have given birth to a son.” But she did not answer or pay attention.
As for Ephraim, their glory will fly away like a bird—
No birth, no pregnancy and no conception!
And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her seed;
He shall bruise you on the head,
And you shall bruise him on the heel.”
and those members of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
Without becoming weak in faith he contemplated his own body, now as good as dead since he was about a hundred years old, and the deadness of Sarah’s womb;
- Abusive Husbands
- Agape Love
- Authority Of People
- Being A Husband
- Being A Woman Of God
- Being A Women
- Being A Women Of God
- Being Saved
- Child Bearing
- Condemnation, Examples Of
- End Of Days
- Godly Woman
- Having A Baby
- Husbands Headship, Basis Of
- Labour Pains
- Marriage, Purpose Of
- Mothers, Examples Of
- Physical Pain
- Punishment, Nature Of
- Raising Children
- Reasons For Barrenness
- Sexual Desire