46 Bible Verses about Motherhood
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But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!
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;
“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you;
And you will be comforted in Jerusalem.”
But we proved to be gentle among you, as a nursing mother tenderly cares for her own children.
Like a shepherd He will tend His flock,
In His arm He will gather the lambs
And carry them in His bosom;
He will gently lead the nursing ewes.
the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
But women will be preserved through the bearing of children if they continue in faith and love and sanctity with self-restraint.
“Can a woman forget her nursing child
And have no compassion on the son of her womb?
Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.
“Kings will be your guardians,
And their princesses your nurses.
They will bow down to you with their faces to the earth
And lick the dust of your feet;
And you will know that I am the Lord;
Those who hopefully wait for Me will not be put to shame.
But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,
The proverbs of Solomon.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
The rod and reproof give wisdom,
But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
For I came to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.
A wise son makes a father glad,
But a foolish man despises his mother.
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction
And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;
Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
Just as you do not know the path of the wind and how bones are formed in the womb of the pregnant woman, so you do not know the activity of God who makes all things.
The eye that mocks a father
And scorns a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young eagles will eat it.
But He answered and said to them, “My mother and My brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.”
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,
He makes the barren woman abide in the house
As a joyful mother of children.
Praise the Lord!
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
A foolish son is a grief to his father
And bitterness to her who bore him.
“Behold, I am bringing them from the north country,
And I will gather them from the remote parts of the earth,
Among them the blind and the lame,
The woman with child and she who is in labor with child, together;
A great company, they will return here.
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
but that he will receive a hundred times as much now in the present age, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and farms, along with persecutions; and in the age to come, eternal life.
- Attitude Towards Your Mother
- Bad Parents
- Being A Good Father
- Being A Mother
- Breasts, Nursing Mothers
- Death Of A Father
- Death Of A Mother
- Fathers And Daughters
- Fathers And Sons
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Folly, Effects Of
- God, Feminine Descriptions Of
- Harming Pregnant Women
- Having A Baby
- Loving Children
- Loving Your Parents
- Mothers And Sons
- Mothers Love For Children
- Mothers Love For Her Children
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Obedient To Parents
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Love
- Raising Children
- Respecting Parents
- Sanctity Of Life
- Sibling Love