46 Bible Verses about Motherhood
Most Relevant Verses
And alas for the women who are pregnant and for those who have nursing babies in those days!
Alas for those who are pregnant and for those who have babies which they are nursing in those days! For great misery and anguish and distress shall be upon the land and indignation and punishment and retribution upon this people.
As one whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
But we behaved gently when we were among you, like a devoted mother nursing and cherishing her own children.
He will feed His flock like a shepherd: He will gather the lambs in His arm, He will carry them in His bosom and will gently lead those that have their young.
[Treat] older women like mothers [and] younger women like sisters, in all purity.
Nevertheless [the sentence put upon women of pain in motherhood does not hinder their souls' salvation, and] they will be saved [eternally] if they continue in faith and love and holiness with self-control, [saved indeed] through the Childbearing or by the birth of the divine Child.
[And the Lord answered] Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, they may forget, yet I will not forget you.
And kings shall be your foster fathers and guardians, and their queens your nursing mothers. They shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth and lick up the dust of your feet; and you shall know [with an acquaintance and understanding based on and grounded in personal experience] that I am the Lord; for they shall not be put to shame who wait for, look for, hope for, and expect Me.
You will be delivered up and betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and [some] of you they will put to death.
The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother.
They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left undisciplined brings his mother to shame.
For I have come to part asunder a man from his father, and a daughter from her mother, and a newly married wife from her mother-in-law -- "
Brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and will have them put to death.
A wise son makes a glad father, but a self-confident and foolish man despises his mother and puts her to shame.
My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.
[The violent men whose wickedness seems unnoticed] pluck the fatherless infants from the breast [to sell or make them slaves], and take [the clothing on] the poor for a pledge,
And brother will hand over brother to death, and the father his child; and children will take a stand against their parents and [have] them put to death.
Hearken to your father, who begot you, and despise not your mother when she is old.
For behold, the days are coming during which they will say, Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are the barren, and the wombs that have not borne, and the breasts that have never nursed [babies]!
As you know not what is the way of the wind, or how the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a pregnant woman, even so you know not the work of God, Who does all.
The eye that mocks a father and scorns to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley will pick it out, and the young vultures will devour it.
But He answered them, My mother and My brothers are those who listen to the Word of God and do it!
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.
Like newborn babies you should crave (thirst for, earnestly desire) the pure (unadulterated) spiritual milk, that by it you may be nurtured and grow unto [completed] salvation,
He makes the barren woman to be a homemaker and a joyful mother of [spiritual] children. Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)
Children, obey your parents in the Lord [as His representatives], for this is just and right.
A self-confident and foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him.
Behold, I will bring them from the north country and gather them from the uttermost parts of the earth, and among them will be the blind and the lame, the woman with child and she who labors in childbirth together; a great company, they will return here to Jerusalem.
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, see to it that these are first made to understand that it is their religious duty [to defray their natural obligation to those] at home, and make return to their parents or grandparents [for all their care by contributing to their maintenance], for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
Who will not receive a hundred times as much now in this time -- "houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, 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