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40 Bible Verses about Children, attitudes towards

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Genesis 33:5

and he lifteth up his eyes, and seeth the women and the children, and saith, 'What are these to thee?' And he saith, 'The children with whom God hath favoured thy servant.'

Genesis 48:9

and Joseph saith unto his father, 'They are my sons, whom God hath given to me in this place;' and he saith, 'Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I bless them.'

Joshua 24:3

and I take your father Abraham from beyond the River, and cause him to go through all the land of Canaan, and multiply his seed, and give to him Isaac.

Matthew 19:13-14

Then were brought near to him children that he might put hands on them and pray, and the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, 'Suffer the children, and forbid them not, to come unto me, for of such is the reign of the heavens;'

Mark 10:13-16

And they were bringing to him children, that he might touch them, and the disciples were rebuking those bringing them, and Jesus having seen, was much displeased, and he said to them, 'Suffer the children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the reign of God; verily I say to you, whoever may not receive the reign of God, as a child -- he may not enter into it;'read more.
and having taken them in his arms, having put his hands upon them, he was blessing them.

Luke 18:15-17

And they were bringing near also the babes, that he may touch them, and the disciples having seen did rebuke them, and Jesus having called them near, said, 'Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the reign of God; verily I say to you, Whoever may not receive the reign of God as a little child, may not enter into it.'

1 Corinthians 1:26-29

for see your calling, brethren, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; but the foolish things of the world did God choose, that the wise He may put to shame; and the weak things of the world did God choose that He may put to shame the strong; and the base things of the world, and the things despised did God choose, and the things that are not, that the things that are He may make useless -- read more.
that no flesh may glory before Him;

Matthew 18:2-5

And Jesus having called near a child, did set him in the midst of them, and said, 'Verily I say to you, if ye may not be turned and become as the children, ye may not enter into the reign of the heavens; whoever then may humble himself as this child, he is the greater in the reign of the heavens.read more.
'And he who may receive one such child in my name, doth receive me,

Mark 9:36-37

And having taken a child, he set him in the midst of them, and having taken him in his arms, said to them, 'Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, doth receive me, and whoever may receive me, doth not receive me, but Him who sent me.'

Luke 9:47-48

and Jesus having seen the reasoning of their heart, having taken hold of a child, set him beside himself, and said to them, 'Whoever may receive this child in my name, doth receive me, and whoever may receive me, doth receive Him who sent me, for he who is least among you all -- he shall be great.'

Matthew 10:40-42

'He who is receiving you doth receive me, and he who is receiving me doth receive Him who sent me, he who is receiving a prophet in the name of a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward, and he who is receiving a righteous man in the name of a righteous man, shall receive a righteous man's reward, and whoever may give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say to you, he may not lose his reward.'

1 Peter 2:2-3

as new-born babes the word's pure milk desire ye, that in it ye may grow, if so be ye did taste that the Lord is gracious,

Hebrews 5:13

for every one who is partaking of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness -- for he is an infant,

Ephesians 6:2-3

honour thy father and mother, which is the first command with a promise, 'That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live a long time upon the land.'

Isaiah 30:9

That a rebellious people is this, sons -- liars, Sons not willing to hear the law of Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 30:2

and hast turned back unto Jehovah thy God, and hearkened to His voice, according to all that I am commanding thee to-day, thou and thy sons, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul --

Ezekiel 20:18

And I say to their sons in the wilderness: In the statutes of your fathers ye walk not, And their judgments ye do not observe, And with their idols ye are not defiled.

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