46 Bible Verses about Mothers
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there is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness; there is a generation, how lofty are their eyes, how their eyelids are lifted up! a generation whose teeth are swords, and their jaw-teeth knives, to devour the afflicted from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother; there is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness; there is a generation, how lofty are their eyes, how their eyelids are lifted up!read more.
a generation whose teeth are swords, and their jaw-teeth knives, to devour the afflicted from off the earth, and the needy from among men.
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
but have been gentle in the midst of you, as a nurse would cherish her own children.
Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;
As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
I am become a stranger unto my brethren, and an alien unto my mother's sons;
Thou art the daughter of thy mother that loathed her husband and her children; and thou art the sister of thy sisters, who loathed their husbands and their children. Your mother was a Hittite, and your father an Amorite.
And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, and their princesses thy nursing-mothers: they shall bow down to thee with the face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet. And thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; for they shall not be ashamed who wait on me.
The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
Because of this a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall be united to his wife, and the two shall be one flesh.
A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Thus saith Jehovah: Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, through your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.
Plead with your mother, plead; for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: and let her put away her whoredoms from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;
My son, observe thy father's commandment, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;
Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother; for they shall be a garland of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
For I have come to set a man at variance with his father, and the daughter with her mother, and the daughter-in-law with her mother-in-law;
And he said to them, Verily I say to you, There is no one who has left home, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,
elder women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity.
Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,
But woe to them that are with child and to them who give suck in those days, for there shall be great distress upon the land and wrath upon this people.
Ye shall reverence every man his mother, and his father, and my sabbaths shall ye keep: I am Jehovah your God.
From Thematic Bible
Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and he was in subjection to them. And his mother kept all these things in her heart.
And by the cross of Jesus stood his mother, and the sister of his mother, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala. Jesus therefore, seeing his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, says to his mother, Woman, behold thy son.
and he gave them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them on the hill before Jehovah. And they fell all seven together, and were put to death in the first days of the harvest, in the beginning of barley harvest. Then Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water poured on them out of the heavens, and suffered neither the fowl of the heavens to rest on them by day, nor the beasts of the field by night.
and she went and sat down over against him, a bow-shot off; for she said, Let me not behold the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
and lo, a Canaanitish woman, coming out from those borders, cried to him saying, Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is miserably possessed by a demon.
And his mother made him a little coat, and brought it to him from year to year, when she came up with her husband to sacrifice the yearly sacrifice.
Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Sons of jonadab
Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha
And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and I will follow thee. And he said to him, Go back again; for what have I done to thee?
Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Joseph
Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David
And David went thence to Mizpeh in Moab, and said to the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray thee, come forth amongst you, till I know what God will do for me.
calling to mind the unfeigned faith which has been in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and in thy mother Eunice, and I am persuaded that in thee also.
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Even these forget, but I will not forget thee.
Then spoke the woman whose was the living child to the king, for her bowels yearned over her son, and she said, Ah, my lord! give her the living child, and in no wise put it to death. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine; divide it.
Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon
And Bathsheba went to king Solomon, to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself to her, and sat down on his throne; and he caused a throne to be set for the king's mother, and she sat on his right hand.
And when she could no longer hide him, she took for him an ark of reeds, and plastered it with resin and with pitch, and put the child in it, and laid it in the sedge on the bank of the river.
And it came to pass, as Elizabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,
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