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Theasaurus: Mothers

46 Bible Verses about Mothers

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Proverbs 30:12-14

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.

Proverbs 30:11-14

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.

Matthew 12:48

But he answering said to him that spoke to him, Who is my mother, and who are my brethren?

Ezekiel 16:45

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.

Isaiah 49:23

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.

Matthew 20:20

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, doing homage, and asking something of him.

Isaiah 50:1

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.

Hosea 2:2

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;

Proverbs 1:8-9

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.

Luke 21:23

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.

Matthew 12:47

Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren are standing without, seeking to speak to thee.

From Thematic Bible


Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus

John 19:25-26

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.

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » Rizpah's love for her sons

2 Samuel 21:9-10

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.

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » Hagar's love for her child

Genesis 21:16

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.

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » The canaanitish mother

Matthew 15:22

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.

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » The mother of samuel

1 Samuel 2:19

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

Jeremiah 35:8

And we have hearkened unto the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all that he commanded us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters,

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

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

Genesis 41:12

And there was there with us a Hebrew youth, a bondman of the captain of the life-guard, to whom we told them, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each he interpreted according to his dream.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

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.

Mothers » Devout » Hannah

1 Samuel 1:22

But Hannah did not go up, for she said to her husband, I will wait until the child is weaned; then will I bring him, that he may appear before Jehovah, and there abide for ever.

Mothers » Devout » Eunice

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » The mother's unforgettable love

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » The mother of solomon's time

1 Kings 3:26

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 » Love of, for children, examples of » The shunammite mother

2 Kings 4:20

And he carried him, and brought him to his mother; and he sat on her knees till noon, and died.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

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.

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, God has made me laugh: all that hear will laugh with me.

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » The mother of moses

Exodus 2:3

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.

Mothers » Love of, for children, examples of » The mother of jesus

John 19:25

And by the cross of Jesus stood his mother, and the sister of his mother, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.

Mothers » Devout » Elizabeth

Luke 1:41

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,

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Topics on Mothers

Animal Mothers

2;22;30

Likewise shalt thou do with thy calf, with thy sheep: seven days shall it be with its dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

9;1;23

And Elkanah her husband said to her, Do what is good in thy sight: abide until thou hast weaned him; only, may Jehovah fulfil his word. And the woman abode, and gave her son suck until she weaned him.

Devout mothers

42;2;25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was just and pious, awaiting the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Examples Of Mothers' Love

23;49;15

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.

Mothers And Daughters

26;16;44-46

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall speak in a proverb against thee, saying, As the mother, so is her daughter!

Mothers And Sons

42;12;53

father against son, and son against father; mother against daughter, and daughter against mother; a mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.

Mothers Death

40;5;4

Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

but have been gentle in the midst of you, as a nurse would cherish her own children.

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

Mothers Of Kings

1;17;16

And I will bless her, and I will give thee a son also of her; and I will bless her, and she shall become nations: kings of peoples shall be of her.

Mothers, As A Symbol

5;32;11

As the eagle stirreth up its nest, Hovereth over its young, Spreadeth out its wings, Taketh them, beareth them on its feathers,

Mothers, Examples Of

1;3;20

And Man called his wife's name Eve; because she is the mother of all living.

Mothers, Responsibilities Of

19;113;9

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, as a joyful mother of sons. Hallelujah!

Spiritual Mothers

60;3;6

as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord; whose children ye have become, doing good, and not fearing with any kind of consternation.