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Theasaurus: Mothers

46 Bible Verses about Mothers

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Proverbs 30:12-14

Some people view themselves as pure, but haven't been cleansed from their own filth. Some people what an arrogant look they have! raise their eyebrows haughtily. Some people have swords for teeth and knives for fangs to devour the afflicted from the earth and the needy from among mankind.

Proverbs 30:11-14

Some people curse their fathers and won't bless their mothers. Some people view themselves as pure, but haven't been cleansed from their own filth. Some people what an arrogant look they have! raise their eyebrows haughtily.read more.
Some people have swords for teeth and knives for fangs to devour the afflicted from the earth and the needy from among mankind.

Matthew 12:48

He asked the man who told him, "Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?"

Ezekiel 16:45

You're the daughter of your mother, who loathed her husband and children. You're the sister of your sisters, who loathed their husbands and children.

Isaiah 49:23

"Oh, yes! Kings will be your foster fathers, and their queens will be your nursing mothers. They will bow to you with their faces to the ground, and lick the dust from your feet. Then you will know that I am the LORD; those who hope in me will not be disappointed.

Matthew 20:20

Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus with her sons. She bowed down in front of him to ask him for a favor.

Romans 16:13

Greet Rufus, the one chosen by the Lord, and his mother, who has been a mother to me, too.

Isaiah 50:1

This is what the LORD says: "Where is your mother's certificate of divorce with which I sent her away? Or to which of my creditors did I sell you? Look! It's because of your sins that you were sold, and because of your transgressions that your mother was sent away.

Hosea 2:2

"Call your mother to account, call her for she is not my wife, and I'm not her husband. Let her do away with her seductive looks and remove her adultery from between her breasts.

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching. They will be a graceful wreath for your head and a chain for your neck.

Luke 21:23

"How terrible it will be for those women who are pregnant or who are nursing babies in those days! because there will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.

Matthew 12:47

Someone told him, "Look! Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, asking to speak to you."

From Thematic Bible


Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Meanwhile, standing near Jesus' cross were his mother, his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he kept loving standing there, he told his mother, "Dear lady, here is your son."

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

2 Samuel 21:9-10

Then he turned them over to the custody of the Gibeonites, who hanged them on the mountain in the presence of the LORD. All seven of them died at the same time. They were executed during the first days of harvest, just as the barley began to be gathered in. Then Aiah's daughter Rizpah grabbed some sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock where her children had been hanged from the beginning of harvest until the first rain fell from the sky. She would not allow any scavenger birds to land on them during the day nor the beasts of the field to approach them at night.

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

Genesis 21:16

Then she went and sat by herself about a distance of a bowshot away, because she kept saying to herself, "I can't bear to watch the child die!" That's why she sat a short distance away, crying aloud and weeping.

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

Matthew 15:22

Suddenly, a Canaanite woman from that territory came near and began to shout, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed!"

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

1 Samuel 2:19

His mother would make a small robe for him, and she would bring it each year when she went up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

We have obeyed everything that our ancestor, Rechab's son Jonadab, commanded us. So we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters have drunk no wine all our lives,

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

He abandoned the oxen, ran off to follow Elijah, and asked him, "Please, let me kiss my mother and father good-bye, and then I'll come after you." "Go back again," Elijah replied. "What have I done to you?"

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

There was a Hebrew young man incarcerated with us, who was also working as a servant to the captain of the bodyguard.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

David went from there to Mizpah of Moab, and he told the king of Moab, "Please let my father and mother come and stay with you until I know what God is going to do for me."

Mothers » Devout » Hannah

1 Samuel 1:22

Hannah did not go up because she had told her husband, "As soon as the child is weaned, I'll take him to appear in the LORD's presence and remain there forever."

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

The woman whose child was still alive cried out to the king, because her heart yearned for her son. "Oh no, your majesty!" she said. "Give her the living child. Please don't kill him." But the other woman said, "Cut him in half! That way, he'll belong to neither one of us."

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

2 Kings 4:20

So his father ordered his servant, "Carry him over to his mother!" So the servant carried him over to his mother, where he rested on her lap until mid-day, and then he died.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

So Bathsheba went to talk to King Solomon for Adonijah. The king rose to meet her, bowed to her, and sat down on his throne. He ordered a throne be set in place for his mother. She sat on a throne to his right

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

Now Sarah had said, "God has caused me to laugh, and all who hear about it will laugh with me."

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

Exodus 2:3

But when she was no longer able to hide him, she took a papyrus container, coated it with asphalt and pitch, placed the child in it, and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.

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

John 19:25

Meanwhile, standing near Jesus' cross were his mother, his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Mothers » Devout » Elizabeth

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Topics on Mothers

Animal Mothers

2;22;30

You are to do the same with your oxen and your sheep. They shall be with their mother for seven days and then on the eighth day you are to give them to me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

9;1;23

"Do what you want," Elkanah told her. "Stay until you have weaned him, only may the LORD bring about what you've said." So Hannah stayed and nursed her son until she had weaned him.

Devout mothers

42;2;25

Now a man named Simeon was in Jerusalem. This man was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the one who would comfort Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Examples Of Mothers' Love

23;49;15

"Can a woman forget her nursing child, or have no compassion for the child of her womb? Even these mothers may forget; But as for me, I'll never forget you!

Mothers And Daughters

26;16;44-46

"Now, everyone who likes proverbs will quote this proverb about you, "Like mother, like daughter.'

Mothers And Sons

42;12;53

They will be divided father against son, son against father, mother against daughter, daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."

Mothers Death

40;5;4

"How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted!

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

even though as apostles of the Messiah we might have made such demands. Instead, we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother tenderly caring for her own children.

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

Like a child whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; and you will be comforted in Jerusalem.

Mothers Of Kings

1;17;16

I will bless her. Furthermore, I will give you a son from her. I will bless her, so that nations, kings, and people will come from her."

Mothers, As A Symbol

5;32;11

Like an eagle stirs its nest, hovering near its young, spreading out his wings to take him and carry him on his pinions,

Mothers, Examples Of

1;3;20

Now Adam had named his wife "Eve," because she was to become the mother of everyone who was living.

Mothers, Responsibilities Of

19;113;9

He makes the barren woman among her household a happy mother of joyful children. Hallelujah!

Spiritual Mothers

60;3;6

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham and called him lord. You have become her daughters by doing good and by not letting anything terrify you.

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