46 Bible Verses about Motherhood
Most Relevant Verses
And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that nurse a child in those days!
But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that nurse children, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.
As one whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherishes her children:
He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.
The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.
Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget you.
And kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers: they shall bow down to you with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of your feet; and you shall know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.
And you shall be betrayed both by parents, and brothers, and kinsfolk, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish man despises his mother.
My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:
Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.
Hearken unto your father that begat you, and despise not your mother when she is old.
For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts which never nursed.
As you know not what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so you know not the works of God who makes all.
The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young vultures shall eat it.
And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brothers are these who hear the word of God, and do it.
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:
He makes the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise you 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 that bore him.
Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the ends of the earth, and with them the blind and the lame, the woman with child and her that travails with child together: a great company shall return there.
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety at home, and so repay their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.
But he shall receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brothers, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world 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