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Theasaurus: Mothers

46 Bible Verses about Mothers

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Proverbs 30:12-14

[There is] a generation [that is] pure in its own eyes, but from its filthiness it will not be cleansed. [There is] a generation--how lofty [are] their eyes! And their eyelids they will lift. [There is] a generation whose teeth [are] swords, and its jawbones, knives, [in order] to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from humankind.

Proverbs 30:11-14

[There is] a generation [that] will curse its father, and its mother it will not bless. [There is] a generation [that is] pure in its own eyes, but from its filthiness it will not be cleansed. [There is] a generation--how lofty [are] their eyes! And their eyelids they will lift.read more.
[There is] a generation whose teeth [are] swords, and its jawbones, knives, [in order] to devour the poor from the earth and the needy from humankind.

Matthew 12:48

But he answered [and] said to the one who told him, "Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?"

Ezekiel 16:45

You [are] a daughter of your mother [who] abhorred her husband and her children, and you [are] a sister of your sisters who abhorred their husbands and their children. Your mother [was] a Hittite, and your father [was] an Amorite.

Isaiah 49:23

And kings shall be your {guardians}, and their queens your nurses. They shall bow down, {faces} [to the] ground, to you, and they will lick up the dust of your feet. Then you will know that I [am] Yahweh; those who await me shall not be ashamed.

Matthew 20:20

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came up to him with her sons, [and] kneeling down [she] asked something from him.

Romans 16:13

Greet Rufus, the chosen one in the Lord, and his mother and mine.

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says Yahweh: "Where [is] this divorce document of your mother's divorce, [with] which I dismissed her? or to whom of my creditors did I sell you? Look! you were sold because of your sin, and your mother was dismissed because of your transgressions.

Hosea 2:2

Plead with your mother, plead-- because she [is] not my wife, and I [am] not her husband. Let her put away her whoring {from before her}, and her adultery from between her breasts.

Proverbs 1:8-9

My child, may you keep your father's instruction, and do not reject your mother's teachings, for they [are] a garland of favor for your head, and pendants for your neck.

Luke 21:23

Woe to those {who are pregnant} and to those who are nursing [their babies] in those days! For there will be great distress on the earth and wrath against this people,

Matthew 12:47

And someone told him, "Behold, your mother and your brothers are standing there outside desiring to speak to you."

From Thematic Bible


Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus

John 19:25-26

Now his mother and the sister of his mother, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene were standing near the cross of Jesus. So Jesus, seeing [his] mother and the disciple whom he loved standing there, said to [his] mother, "Woman, behold your son!"

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

2 Samuel 21:9-10

He gave them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they executed them on the mountain in the presence of Yahweh, and the seven fell together. Now they were put to death in the days of the harvest, at the beginning of the harvest of barley. Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took the sackcloth, and she spread it for herself on the rock at the beginning of the harvest until water gushed forth on them from heaven, but she did not allow the birds of heaven to rest on them by day nor the animals 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 {she sat a good distance away}, for she said, "Let me not see the child's death." So 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 Canaanite woman from that district came [and] cried out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter [is] severely possessed by a demon!"

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

1 Samuel 2:19

His mother used to make for him a small robe and take it to him {year by year} whenever she came up with her husband to offer the {annual sacrifice}.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

And we obeyed the voice of Jonadab, the son of Rechab, our ancestor, in all that he commanded us, not to drink wine all our days, ourselves, our wives, our sons, or our daughters,

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

Then he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, "Please let me kiss my father and my mother, and then I will go after you." Then he said, "Go, return, for what I have done to you?"

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

And there with us [was] a young man, a Hebrew servant of the chief of the guard, and we told him [the dream], and he interpreted our dreams for us, each according to his dream he interpreted.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David went up from there to Mizpah of Moab. He said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and my mother {stay} with you until 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, "Once the boy [is] weaned, I will bring him, so that he may appear before Yahweh; and he will 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

Then the woman whose son [was] the living one spoke to the king because her compassion was aroused for her son, and she said, "Please, my lord, give her the living child, but certainly do not kill him!" The other one [was] saying, "As for me, so for you! Divide [him]!"

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

2 Kings 4:20

So they carried him and brought him to his mother; he sat on her lap until noon and then died.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

Bathsheba came to King Solomon to speak to him concerning Adonijah, and the king got up to meet her, bowed down to her, and then sat on his throne. Then he set up a throne for the king's mother, and she sat on his right.

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

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

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him, and she coated it with tar and with pitch, and she placed the boy in it, and she placed [it] among the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

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

John 19:25

Now his mother and the sister of his mother, Mary the [wife] of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene were standing near the cross of Jesus.

Mothers » Devout » Elizabeth

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Topics on Mothers

Animal Mothers

2;22;30

You will do likewise for your ox and for your sheep and goats; seven days it will be with its mother; on the eighth, you will give it to me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

9;1;23

So her husband Elkanah said to her, "{Do what seems right to you}; stay until you wean him. Only may Yahweh fulfill his word." So the woman remained 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 this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Examples Of Mothers' Love

23;49;15

Can a woman forget her suckling, [refrain] from having compassion on the child of her womb? Indeed, these may forget, but I, I will not forget you!

Mothers And Daughters

26;16;44-46

Look! Everyone quoting a proverb against you, he will quote, {saying}, 'Like her mother [is] her daughter!'

Mothers And Sons

42;12;53

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

Mothers Death

40;5;4

Blessed [are] the ones who mourn, because they will be comforted.

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

{Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

As a man whose mother comforts him, so I myself will comfort you, and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

Mothers Of Kings

1;17;16

And I will bless her; moreover, I give to you from her a son. And I will bless her, and {she shall give rise to nations}. Kings of peoples shall come from her."

Mothers, As A Symbol

5;32;11

As an eagle stirs up its nest, hovers over its young, spreads out its wings, takes them, carries them on its pinions,

Mothers, Examples Of

1;3;20

And the man {named} his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all life.

Mothers, Responsibilities Of

19;113;9

[He] causes the barren woman of the house to dwell [as] the happy mother of children. Praise Yah!

Spiritual Mothers

60;3;6

like Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose children you have become [when you] do good and are not frightened with respect to any terror.