46 Bible Verses about Motherhood
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Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days!
Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.
As a mother comforts her son,
so I will comfort you,
and you will be comforted in Jerusalem.
Although we could have been a burden as Christ’s apostles, instead we were gentle among you, as a nursing mother nurtures her own children.
He protects His flock like a shepherd;
He gathers the lambs in His arms
and carries them in the fold of His garment.
He gently leads those that are nursing.
older women as mothers, and with all propriety, the younger women as sisters.
“Can a woman forget her nursing child,
or lack compassion for the child of her womb?
Even if these forget,
yet I will not forget you.
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.
You will even be betrayed by parents, brothers, relatives, and friends. They will kill some of you.
Solomon’s proverbs:A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish son, heartache to his mother.
They will be divided, father against son,
son against father,
mother against daughter,
daughter against mother,
mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law,
and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
A rod of correction imparts wisdom,
but a youth left to himself
is a disgrace to his mother.
For I came to turna man against his father,
a daughter against her mother,
a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will even rise up against their parents and have them put to death.
A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish man despises his mother.
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching,
Then brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rise up against parents and put them to death.
Listen to your father who gave you life,
and don’t despise your mother when she is old.
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.
As for the eye that ridicules a father
and despises obedience to a mother,
may ravens of the valley pluck it out
and young vultures eat it.
But He replied to them, “My mother and My brothers are those who hear and do the word of God.”
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
Like newborn infants, desire the pure spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it for your salvation,
He gives the childless woman a household,
making her the joyful mother of children.
Children, obey your parents as you would the Lord, because this is right.
A foolish son is grief to his father
and bitterness to the one who bore him.
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!
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
who will not receive 100 times more, now at this time—houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children, and fields, with persecutions—and eternal life in the age to come.
- 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