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46 Bible Verses about Mothers

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Proverbs 30:12-14

There is a generation that is pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness. There is a generation, oh how lofty are their eyes! Their eyelids are lifted up. There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, and their jaws like knives, to devour the poor from the earth, and the needy from among men.

Proverbs 30:11-14

There is a generation that curses their father, and doesn't bless their mother. There is a generation that is pure in their own eyes, yet are not washed from their filthiness. There is a generation, oh how lofty are their eyes! Their eyelids are lifted up.read more.
There is a generation whose teeth are like swords, and their jaws like knives, to devour the poor from the earth, and the needy from among men.

Matthew 12:48

But he answered him who spoke to him, "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?"

Ezekiel 16:45

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

Isaiah 49:23

Kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers: they shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth, and lick the dust of your feet; and you shall know that I am Yahweh; and those who wait for me shall not be disappointed."

Matthew 20:20

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

Isaiah 50:1

Thus says Yahweh, "Where is the bill of your mother's divorce, with which I have put her away? or which of my creditors is it to whom I have sold you? Behold, for your iniquities were you sold, and for your transgressions was your mother put away.

Hosea 2:2

Contend with your mother! Contend, for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband; and let her put away her prostitution from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and don't forsake your mother's teaching: for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.

Luke 21:23

Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who nurse infants in those days! For there will be great distress in the land, and wrath to this people.

Matthew 12:47

One said to him, "Behold, your mother and your brothers stand outside, seeking to speak to you."

From Thematic Bible


Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus

John 19:25-26

But there were standing by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. Therefore when Jesus saw his mother, and the disciple whom he loved standing there, he 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 delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them in the mountain before Yahweh, and all seven of them fell together. They were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, at the beginning of barley harvest. Rizpah the daughter of Aiah took sackcloth, and spread it for her on the rock, from the beginning of harvest until water was poured on them from the sky. She allowed neither the birds of the sky 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

She went and sat down opposite him, a good way off, about a bow shot away. For she said, "Don't let me see the death of the child." 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

Behold, a Canaanite woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, you son of David! My daughter is severely demonized!"

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

1 Samuel 2:19

Moreover his mother made him a little robe, 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

We have obeyed 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, or our daughters;

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

He left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, and said, "Let me please kiss my father and my mother, and then I will follow you." He said to him, "Go back again; for what have I done to you?"

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

There was with us there 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 interpreted.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

David went there to Mizpeh of Moab, and he said to the king of Moab, "Please let my father and my mother come out with you, until I know what God will do for me."

Mothers » Devout » Hannah

1 Samuel 1:22

But Hannah didn't go up; for she said to her husband, "Not until the child is weaned; then I will bring him, that he may appear before Yahweh, and stay 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 the living child was spoke to the king, for her heart yearned over her son, and she said, "Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and in no way kill it!" But the other said, "It shall be neither mine nor yours. Divide it."

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

2 Kings 4:20

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 to king Solomon, to speak to him for Adonijah. The king rose up to meet her, and bowed himself to her, and sat down on his throne, and caused a throne to be set for the king's mother; and she sat on his right hand.

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

Sarah said, "God has made me laugh. Everyone who hears will laugh with me."

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

Exodus 2:3

When she could no longer hide him, she took a papyrus basket for him, and coated it with tar and with pitch. She put the child in it, and laid it in the reeds by the river's bank.

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

John 19:25

But there were standing 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

It happened, when Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, that the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Topics on Mothers

Animal Mothers

2;22;30

You shall do likewise with your cattle and with your sheep. Seven days it shall be with its mother, then on the eighth day you shall give it to me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

9;1;23

Elkanah her husband said to her, "Do what seems good to you. Wait until you have weaned him; only may Yahweh establish his word." So the woman waited and nursed her son, until she weaned him.

Devout mothers

42;2;25

Behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on 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? Yes, these may forget, yet I will not forget you!

Mothers And Daughters

26;16;44-46

Behold, everyone who uses proverbs shall use [this] proverb against you, saying, As is the mother, so 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 her mother; mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law."

Mothers Death

40;5;4

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

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

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

Mothers Of Kings

1;17;16

I will bless her, and moreover I will give you a son by her. Yes, I will bless her, and she will be a mother of nations. Kings of peoples will come from her."

Mothers, As A Symbol

5;32;11

As an eagle that stirs up her nest, that flutters over her young, he spread abroad his wings, he took them, he bore them on his feathers.

Mothers, Examples Of

1;3;20

The man called his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all living.

Mothers, Responsibilities Of

19;113;9

He settles the barren woman in her home, as a joyful mother of children. Praise Yah!

Spiritual Mothers

60;3;6

as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose children you now are, if you do well, and are not put in fear by any terror.