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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 are 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 jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy 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 are 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 jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy 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

You are your mother's daughter, that loathes her husband and her children; and you are the sister of your sisters, who loathed their husbands and their children: your mother was an Hittite, and your father an Amorite.

Isaiah 49:23

And kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers: they shall bow down to you with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of your feet; and you shall know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.

Matthew 20:20

Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, worshiping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says the LORD, Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement, whom I have put away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have you 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: let her therefore put away her harlotry out of her sight, and her adulteries from between her breasts;

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto your head, and chains about your neck.

Luke 21:23

But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that nurse children, 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, your mother and your brothers stand outside, desiring to speak with you.

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 Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he said unto his mother, Woman, behold your 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 hanged them 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 for her upon the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water dropped 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 down apart from 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 away from 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 came out of the same regions, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, you son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with 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 from year to year, when she came up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father 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

And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, Let me, I pray you, kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow you. And he said unto him, Go back again: for what have I done to you?

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

And there was there with us a young man, a Hebrew, servant to the captain of the guard; and we told him, and he interpreted to us our dreams; to each man according to his dream he did interpret.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went from there to Mizpah of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray you, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.

Mothers » Devout » Hannah

1 Samuel 1:22

But Hannah went not 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 appear before the LORD, and there abide 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

Then spoke the woman whose the living child was unto the king, for her heart yearned for her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and by no means slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor yours, 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 till noon, and then died.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

Bath-sheba 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

And 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 tar and with pitch, and put the child in it; and she laid it among the reeds by the river's bank.

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 Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Mothers » Devout » Elizabeth

Luke 1:41

And it came to pass, that, when Elizabeth heard the greeting 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 shall you do with your oxen, and with your sheep: seven days it shall be with its mother; on the eighth day you shall give it to me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

9;1;23

And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seems to you good; tarry until you have weaned him; only the LORD establish his word. So the woman abode, and nursed her son 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 nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget you.

Mothers And Daughters

26;16;44-46

Behold, every one that uses proverbs shall use this proverb against you, 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 they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherishes her children:

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

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

Mothers Of Kings

1;17;16

And I will bless her, and give you a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall come from her.

Mothers, As A Symbol

5;32;11

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

Mothers, Examples Of

1;3;20

And Adam 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 children. Praise you the LORD.

Spiritual Mothers

60;3;6

Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters you are, as long as you do well, and are not afraid with any terror.