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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, and yet is not washed from their filthiness. There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up. There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their molars as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the destitute from among men.

Proverbs 30:11-14

There is a generation that curses their father, and does not bless their mother. There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness. There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.read more.
There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their molars as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the destitute from among men.

Matthew 12:48

But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brothers?

Ezekiel 16:45

Thou art thy mother's daughter that discarded her husband and her children; and thou art the sister of thy sisters who discarded 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 their face toward the earth and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for those that wait for me shall not be ashamed.

Matthew 20:20

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, worshipping him and desiring a certain thing of him.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus saith the LORD, 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, for your iniquities ye are sold, and for your rebellions was your mother put away,

Hosea 2:2

Contend with your mother, contend: for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband: let her therefore remove her whoredoms from her face and her adulteries from between her breasts;

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, hearken unto the chastening of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an increase of grace unto thy head and protection about thy neck.

Luke 21:23

But woe unto those that are with child and to those that give suck in those days! For there shall be great distress in the land and wrath upon this people.

Matthew 12:47

Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brothers stand without, desiring to speak with thee.

From Thematic Bible


Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said unto 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 delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they disjointed them hanging them from a tree in the hill before the LORD; and they fell all seven together and were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, in the beginning of barley harvest. And Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah, took sackcloth and spread it upon the rock from the beginning of harvest until water rained upon them out of heaven and allowed neither the birds of the air 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 her down over against him a good way off as it were a bowshot; for she said, Let me not see 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, behold, a woman of Canaan having come out of the same borders cried unto him, saying, Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me; my daughter is sick, possessed by a demon.

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

1 Samuel 2:19

Moreover his mother made him a little coat and brought it to him each year when she came up with her husband to offer the accustomed sacrifice.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab our father, the son of Rechab, in all that he has charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters;

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

So he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, Let me, I pray thee, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow thee. And he said unto 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 young man, a Hebrew, slave to the captain of the guard; and we told him, and he interpreted our dreams to us; he interpreted to each man according to his dream.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpeh of Moab, and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray thee, come forth and be with you until I know what God will make of me.

Mothers » Devout » Hannah

1 Samuel 1:22

But Hannah did not go up, for she said unto her husband, I will not go up until the child is weaned, and then I will bring him that he may be presented before the LORD and abide there 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 the woman, of whom the living child was, spoke unto the king, for her bowels yearned upon her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child and in no wise slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it.

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

2 Kings 4:20

And when he had taken him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees until noon and then died.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

Bathsheba, therefore, went unto King Solomon, to speak unto him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her and bowed himself unto her and sat down on his throne and caused a seat to be set for the king's mother, and she sat on his right hand.

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

Then Sarah said, God has made me to laugh so that 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 bulrushes and daubed it with slime and with pitch and put the child in it, and she laid it in the reeds by the river's brink.

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

John 19:25

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene.

Mothers » Devout » Elizabeth

Luke 1:41

And it came to pass that when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit;

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Topics on Mothers

Animal Mothers

2;22;30

Likewise shalt thou do with thine oxen and with thy sheep; seven days it shall be with his dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it to me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

9;1;23

And Elkanah, her husband, said unto her, Do what seems good unto thee; tarry until thou hast weaned him; only let the LORD establish his word. So 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 the same man was just and devout, waiting for 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 though they may forget, I will not forget thee.

Mothers And Daughters

26;16;44-46

Behold, every one that makes proverbs shall make this proverb regarding thee, saying: As is the mother so is her daughter.

Mothers And Sons

42;12;53

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.

Mothers Death

40;5;4

Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

But we were gentle among you, as a mother feeding and caring for her children,

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

As a man child whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

Mothers Of Kings

1;17;16

And I will bless her and give thee a son also of her; yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of Gentiles; kings of peoples shall be of her.

Mothers, As A Symbol

5;32;11

As an eagle stirs up her nest, flutters over her young, spreads abroad her wings, takes them, bears them on her wings,

Mothers, Examples Of

1;3;20

And the man called his wife's name Eve because she was the mother of all living.

Mothers, Responsibilities Of

19;113;9

He makes the barren woman to keep house and to be a joyful mother of sons. Halelu-JAH.

Spiritual Mothers

60;3;6

as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, of whom ye are made daughters, doing well and not being afraid of any terror.