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Theasaurus: Childhood

8 Bible Verses about Childhood

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 18:4

Whoever will humble himself therefore and become like this little child [trusting, lowly, loving, forgiving] is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

From Thematic Bible


Childhood » Marks of » Petty complaints

Matthew 11:17

We piped to you [playing wedding], and you did not dance; we wailed dirges [playing funeral], and you did not mourn and beat your breasts and weep aloud.

Childhood » Love of amusement

Childhood » Marks of » Foolishness

Childhood » Marks of » Fickleness

Childhood » Marks of » Credulity

Proverbs 14:15

The simpleton believes every word he hears, but the prudent man looks and considers well where he is going.

Childhood » Marks of » Need of rulers

Galatians 4:2

But he is under guardians and administrators or trustees until the date fixed by his father.

Childhood » Marks of » Dependence

Numbers 11:12

Have I conceived all this people? Have I brought them forth, that You should say to me, Carry them in your bosom, as a nursing father carries the sucking child, to the land which You swore to their fathers [to give them]?

Childhood » Marks of » Weak digestion

Hebrews 5:13

For everyone who continues to feed on milk is obviously inexperienced and unskilled in the doctrine of righteousness (of conformity to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action), for he is a mere infant [not able to talk yet]!

Childhood » Marks of » Ignorance

Hebrews 5:12

For even though by this time you ought to be teaching others, you actually need someone to teach you over again the very first principles of God's Word. You have come to need milk, not solid food.

Symbols and similitudes » Childhood

Mark 10:14-15

But when Jesus saw [it], He was indignant and pained and said to them, Allow the children to come to Me -- "do not forbid or prevent or hinder them -- "for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive and accept and welcome the kingdom of God like a little child [does] positively shall not enter it at all.

Luke 18:16-17

But Jesus called them [ the parents] to Him, saying, Allow the little children to come to Me, and do not hinder them, for to such [as these] belongs the kingdom of God. Truly I say to you, whoever does not accept and receive and welcome the kingdom of God like a little child [does] shall not in any way enter it [at all].