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Theasaurus: Motherhood

46 Bible Verses about Motherhood

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 21:23

Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.

Mark 13:17

Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days!

Lamentations 2:12

?LamedThey cry out to their mothers:
Where is the grain and wine?
as they faint like the wounded
in the streets of the city,
as their lives fade away
in the arms of their mothers.

Isaiah 49:23

Kings will be your foster fathers,
and their queens your nursing mothers.
They will bow down to you
with their faces to the ground,
and lick the dust at your feet.
Then you will know that I am Yahweh;
those who put their hope in Me
will not be put to shame.

Job 24:9

The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast;
the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.

Luke 23:29

Look, the days are coming when they will say, ‘The women without children, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed, are fortunate!’

Isaiah 66:11

so that you may nurse and be satisfied
from her comforting breast
and drink deeply and delight yourselves
from her glorious breasts.

Ecclesiastes 11:5

Just as you don’t know the path of the wind,
or how bones develop in the womb of a pregnant woman,
so you don’t know the work of God who makes everything.

Matthew 20:20

Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons approached Him with her sons. She knelt down to ask Him for something.

Genesis 32:11

Please rescue me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid of him; otherwise, he may come and attack me, the mothers, and their children.

Jeremiah 16:3

For this is what the Lord says concerning sons and daughters born in this place as well as concerning the mothers who bear them and the fathers who father them in this land:

Lamentations 4:10

?YodThe hands of compassionate women
have cooked their own children;
they became their food
during the destruction of my dear people.

Proverbs 17:12

Better for a man to meet a bear robbed of her cubs
than a fool in his foolishness.

2 Samuel 20:19

I am a peaceful person, one of the faithful in Israel, but you’re trying to destroy a city that is like a mother in Israel. Why would you devour the Lord’s inheritance?”

Jeremiah 31:8

Watch! I am going to bring them from the northern land.
I will gather them from remote regions of the earth—
the blind and the lame will be with them,
along with those who are pregnant and those about to give birth.
They will return here as a great assembly!

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