20 Bible Verses about Growing Up
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After this, Judah told his daughter-in-law Tamar, "Go live as a widow in your father's house until my son Shelah grows up." But he was really thinking, ""otherwise, Shelah might die like his brothers." So Tamar left and lived in her father's house.
So she took off her mourning apparel, covered herself with a shawl, and concealed her outward appearance. Then she went out and sat at the entrance of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah, because she knew that even though Shelah had grown up, she wasn't being given to him as his wife.
For he grew up before him like a tender plant, and like a root out of a dry ground; he had no form and he had no majesty that we should look at him, and there is no attractiveness that we should desire him.
I made you increase like sprouting grain in the field. As a result, you multiplied greatly. Eventually, you reached the age when young women start wearing jewelry. Your breasts were formed, your hair had grown, but you were still bare and naked."'"
Their young are strong; they grow up in the open field; then they go off and don't return to them."
But they would not follow the advice of their father; for the LORD wanted to put them to death. But the boy Samuel continued to grow both physically and in favor with the LORD and the people.
Now the child continued to grow and to become spiritually strong. He lived in the wilderness until the day he appeared in Israel.
Meanwhile, the child continued to grow and to become strong. He was filled with wisdom, and God's favor rested upon him.
Meanwhile, Jesus kept on growing wiser and more mature, and in favor with God and his fellow man.