49 Bible Verses about Mothers, Responsibilities Of
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Which maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise the everlasting! Hallelujah!
And the LORD spake unto Moses, and said, "Speak unto the children of Israel, and say, 'When a woman hath conceived and hath borne a manchild, she shall be unclean seven days: even in like manner as when she is put apart in time of her natural disease. And in the eighth day the flesh of the child's foreskin shall be cut away.read more.
And she shall continue in the blood of her purifying thirty three days, she shall touch no hallowed thing nor come in to the sanctuary, until the time of her purifying be out. If she bear a maidchild, then she shall be unclean two weeks, as when she hath her natural disease. And she shall continue in the blood of her purifying sixty six days. And when the days of her purifying are out, whether it be a son or a daughter, she shall bring a lamb of one year old for a burnt offering and a young pigeon or a turtledove for a sin offering unto the door of the tabernacle of witness unto the priest: which shall offer them before the LORD, and make an atonement for her, and so she shall be purged of her issue of blood. This is the law of her that hath borne a child, whether it be male or female. But and if she be not able to bring a sheep, then let her bring two turtles or two young pigeons: the one for the burnt offering, and the other for the sin offering. And the priest shall make an atonement for her, and she shall be clean.'"
And when the time of their purification, after the law of Moses, was come they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord: As it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every man child that first openeth the matrix, shall be called holy to the Lord": and to offer, as it is said in the law of the Lord, "A pair of turtle doves, or two young pigeons."
But were tender among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children,
And when they saw him, they were astonished. And his mother said unto him, "Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold thy father and I have sought thee, sorrowing."
My son, hear thy father's doctrine, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
My son, keep thy father's commandments, and forsake not the law of thy mother.
when I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice: and am assured that it dwelleth in thee also.
The rod and correction minister wisdom; but if a child be not looked unto, he bringeth his mother to shame.
Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but an indiscreet son is a heaviness unto his mother.
So shall thy father be glad, and thy mother that bare thee, shall rejoice.
And he walked also in the ways of the house of Ahab, for his mother was his counselor for to do evil.
But Rebekah heard when Isaac spoke to Esau his son. And as soon as Esau was gone to the field to catch venison, and to bring it, she spake unto Jacob her son, saying, "Behold, I have heard thy father talking with Esau thy brother, and saying, 'bring me venison and make me meat, that I may eat and bless thee before the LORD yer I die.'read more.
Now therefore, my son, hear my voice in that which I command thee: get thee to the flock, and bring me thence two good kids, and I will make meat of them for thy father, such as he loveth. And thou shalt bring it to thy father and he shall eat, that he may bless thee before his death." Then said Jacob to Rebekah his mother, "Behold, Esau my brother is rough and I am smooth. My father shall peradventure feel me, and I shall seem unto him as though I went about to beguile him, and so shall he bring a curse upon me and not a blessing." And his mother said unto him, "Upon me be thy curse, my son, only hear my voice, and go and fetch me them." And Jacob went and fetched them and brought them to his mother. And his mother made meat of them, according as his father loved. And she went and fetched goodly raiment of her eldest son Esau which she had in the house with her, and put them upon Jacob her youngest son, and she put the skins upon his hands and upon the smooth of his neck. And she put the meat and bread which she had made in the hand of her son Jacob.
and did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father and in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat which made Israel sin.
But when Herod's birthday was come, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod. Wherefore he promised with an oath, that he would give her whatsoever she would ask. And she, being informed of her mother before, said, "Give me here John Baptist's head in a platter."
Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him. And he said unto her, "What wilt thou have?" She said unto him, "Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand in thy kingdom." Jesus answered, and said, "Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of? And to be baptised with the baptism, that I shall be baptised with?" They answered to him, "That we are."
"Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
'Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee: that thou mayest prolong thy days, and that it may go well with thee on the land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
See that ye fear every man his father and his mother, and that ye keep my Sabbaths, for I am the LORD your God.
Honour father and mother: and thou shalt love thine neighbor as thyself."
Thou knowest the commandments: break not matrimony, kill not, steal not, bear no false witness, defraud no man, honour thy father and thy mother."
Thou knowest the commandments: Thou shalt not commit adultery, thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not bear false witness; Honour thy father, and thy mother."
Children, obey your fathers and mothers in the Lord: for so is it right. "Honour thy father and mother," that is the first commandment that hath any promise, "that thou mayst be in good estate, and live long on the earth."
Give ear unto thy father that begat thee; and despise not thy mother when she is old.
And he that smiteth his father or his mother, shall die for it.
If any man have a son that is stubborn, and disobedient, that he will not hearken unto the voice of his father and voice of his mother, and they have taught him nurture, but he would not hearken unto them: Then let his father and his mother take him and bring him out unto the elders of that city and unto the gate of that same place, and say unto the elders of the city, 'This, our son, is stubborn and disobedient and will not hearken unto our voice; he is a rioter and a drunkard.'read more.
Then let all the men of that city stone him with stones unto death. And so thou shalt put evil away from thee, and all Israel shall hear and fear.
Whoso curseth his father and mother, his light shall be put out in the midst of darkness.
For God commanded, saying, 'Honour thy father and mother,' and, 'He that curseth father or mother, shall suffer death.' But ye say, 'Every man shall say to his father or mother: That which thou desirest of me to help thee with, is given God.' And so shall he not honour his father or his mother. And thus have ye made, that the commandment of God is without effect, through your traditions.
For Moses said, 'Honour thy father and thy mother,' and, 'Whosoever curseth father or mother, let him die for it.' But ye say, 'A man shall say to his father or mother, Corban; which is, that thou desirest of me, to help thee with, is given to God.' And so ye suffer him no more to do ought for his father or his mother,read more.
making the word of God of none effect through your own traditions which ye have ordained. And many such things ye do."
The privities of thy father and thy mother, see thou unhele not: she is thy mother, therefore shalt thou not uncover her privities.
"'Cursed be he that lieth with his mother-in-law.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh.
and said, 'For this thing, shall a man leave father and mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they twain shall be one flesh.'
'And for this thing's sake shall man leave his father and mother, and bide by his wife,
"For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall continue with his wife, and two shall be made one flesh."
And Boaz answered and said unto her, "All is told me that thou hast done unto thy mother-in-law since the death of thine husband; how thou hast left thy father and thy mother, and the land where thou wast born, and art come unto a nation which thou knewest not in time past.
And then Jesus went to Peter's house, and saw his wife's mother lying, sick of a fever. And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them.
And forthwith, as soon as they were come out of the Synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John. And Simon's mother-in-law lay sick of a fever, and anon they told him of her. And he came and took her by the hand and lifted her up, and the fever forsook her by and by: And she ministered unto them.
And he rose up and came out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And Simon's mother-in-law was taken with a great fever; And they made intercession to him for her.
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."
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 a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
He that loveth his father or mother more than me, is not meet for me: and he that loveth his son or daughter more than me, is not meet for me.
"If a man come to me, and hate not his father and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, moreover and his own life, he cannot be my disciple.
And he stretched forth his hand over his disciples, and said, "Behold my mother and my brethren. For whosoever doth my father's will which is in heaven, the same is my brother, my sister, and my mother."
And then came his mother and his brethren, and stood without, and sent unto him and called him: And the people sat about him, and said unto him, "Behold, thy mother and thy brethren seek for thee without." And he answered them, saying, "Who is my mother, and my brethren?"read more.
And he looked round about on his disciples, which sat in compass about him, and said, "Behold, my mother, and my brethren: For whosoever doeth the will of God, he is my brother, my sister and mother."
Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for press. And they told him, saying, "Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, and would see thee." He answered, and said unto them, "My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it."
And whosoever forsaketh houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake; the same shall receive a hundred fold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
Jesus answered and said, "Verily I say unto you, there is no man that hath forsaketh house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, other children, or lands, for my sake and the gospel's,
And he said unto them, "Verily I say unto you, there is no man that leaveth house: other father and mother, other brethren, or wife, or children: for the kingdom of God's sake, which same shall not receive much more in this world, and in the world to come: life everlasting."
- Responsibilities (36 instances)
- Attitude Towards Your Mother
- Bad Parents
- Being A Good Father
- Being A Mother
- Children, Attitude to Parents
- Children, attitudes towards
- Children, needs of
- Father And Daughter Relationships
- Fathers And Daughters
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Forsaking All Others
- Honour The Honourable
- Honouring Parents
- Law, Ten Commandments
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Loving Your Mother
- Loving Your Parents
- Mothers And Sons
- Mothers Love For Her Children
- Not Honouring Parents
- Old Age, Attitudes To
- One Flesh
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Love
- Parting From Parents
- People Abandoning People
- Respect For People
- Respect, For Human Beings
- Respecting Parents
- Sexual Union
- Ethics, personal
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