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Theasaurus: Mothers

46 Bible Verses about Mothers

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Proverbs 30:12-14

A generation -- pure in their own eyes, But from their own filth not washed. A generation -- how high are their eyes, Yea, their eyelids are lifted up. A generation -- swords are their teeth, And knives -- their jaw-teeth, To consume the poor from earth, And the needy from among men.

Proverbs 30:11-14

A generation is, that lightly esteemeth their father, And their mother doth not bless. A generation -- pure in their own eyes, But from their own filth not washed. A generation -- how high are their eyes, Yea, their eyelids are lifted up.read more.
A generation -- swords are their teeth, And knives -- their jaw-teeth, To consume the poor from earth, And the needy from among men.

Matthew 12:48

And he answering said to him who spake to him, 'Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?'

Ezekiel 16:45

Thy mother's daughter thou art, Loathing her husband and her sons, And thy sisters' sister thou art, Who loathed their husbands and their sons, Your mother is a Hittite, and your father an Amorite.

Isaiah 49:23

And kings have been thy nursing fathers, And their princesses thy nursing mothers; Face to the earth -- they bow down to thee, And the dust of thy feet they lick up, And thou hast known that I am Jehovah, That those expecting Me are not ashamed.

Matthew 20:20

Then came near to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, bowing and asking something from him,

Romans 16:13

Salute Rufus, the choice one in the Lord, and his mother and mine,

Isaiah 50:1

Thus said Jehovah: 'Where is this -- the bill of your mother's divorce, Whom I sent away? Or to which of My creditors have I sold you? Lo, for your iniquities ye have been sold, And for your transgressions Hath your mother been sent away.

Hosea 2:2

Plead ye with your mother -- plead, (For she is not My wife, and I am not her husband,) And she turneth her whoredoms from before her, And her adulteries from between her breasts,

Proverbs 1:8-9

Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother, For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.

Luke 21:23

'And woe to those with child, and to those giving suck, in those days; for there shall be great distress on the land, and wrath on this people;

Matthew 12:47

and one said to him, 'Lo, thy mother and thy brethren do stand without, seeking to speak to thee.'

From Thematic Bible


Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Jesus

John 19:25-26

And there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary of Cleopas, and Mary the Magdalene; Jesus, therefore, having seen his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he was loving, he saith to his mother, 'Woman, lo, thy son;'

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

2 Samuel 21:9-10

and giveth them into the hand of the Gibeonites, and they hang them in the hill before Jehovah; and the seven fall together, and they have been put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, the commencement of barley-harvest. And Rizpah daughter of Aiah taketh the sackcloth, and stretcheth it out for herself on the rock, from the commencement of harvest till water hath been poured out upon them from the heavens, and hath not suffered a fowl of the heavens to rest upon them by day, or the beast of the field by night.

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

Genesis 21:16

And she goeth and sitteth by herself over-against, afar off, about a bow-shot, for she said, 'Let me not look on the death of the lad;' and she sitteth over-against, and lifteth up her voice, and weepeth.

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

Matthew 15:22

and lo, a woman, a Canaanitess, from those borders having come forth, did call to him, saying, 'Deal kindly with me, Sir -- Son of David; my daughter is miserably demonized.'

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

1 Samuel 2:19

and a small upper coat doth his mother make to him, and she hath brought it up to him from time to time, in her coming up with her husband to sacrifice the sacrifice of the time.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Sons of jonadab

Jeremiah 35:8

'And we hearken to the voice of Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, to all that he commanded us, not to drink wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters;

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Elisha

1 Kings 19:20

and he forsaketh the oxen, and runneth after Elijah, and saith, 'Let me give a kiss, I pray thee, to my father and to my mother, and I go after thee.' And he saith to him, 'Go, turn back, for what have I done to thee?'

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Joseph

Genesis 41:12

And there is with us a youth, a Hebrew, servant to the chief of the executioners, and we recount to him, and he interpreteth to us our dreams, to each according to his dream hath he interpreted,

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » David

1 Samuel 22:3

And David goeth thence to Mizpeh of Moab, and saith unto the king of Moab, 'Let, I pray thee, my father and my mother go out with you, till that I know what God doth for me;'

Mothers » Devout » Hannah

1 Samuel 1:22

And Hannah hath not gone up, for she said to her husband, 'Till the youth is weaned -- then I have brought him in, and he hath appeared before the face of Jehovah, and dwelt there -- unto the age.'

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

And the woman whose son is the living one saith unto the king (for her bowels yearned over her son), yea, she saith, 'O, my lord, give to her the living child, and put it not at all to death;' and this one saith, 'Let it be neither mine or thine -- cut it.'

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

2 Kings 4:20

and he beareth him, and bringeth him in unto his mother, and he sitteth on her knees till the noon, and dieth.

Mothers » Examples of filial honour » Solomon

1 Kings 2:19

And Bath-Sheba cometh in unto king Solomon to speak to him for Adonijah, and the king riseth to meet her, and boweth himself to her, and sitteth on his throne, and placeth a throne for the mother of the king, and she sitteth at his right hand.

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

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

Exodus 2:3

and she hath not been able any more to hide him, and she taketh for him an ark of rushes, and daubeth it with bitumen and with pitch, and putteth the lad in it, and putteth it in the weeds by the edge of the River;

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

John 19:25

And there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary of Cleopas, and Mary the Magdalene;

Mothers » Devout » Elizabeth

Luke 1:41

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

Mothers » Devout » Mary

Topics on Mothers

Animal Mothers

Exodus 22:30

so thou dost to thine ox, to thy sheep; seven days it is with its dam, on the eighth day thou dost give it to Me.

Breasts, Nursing Mothers

1 Samuel 1:23

And Elkanah her husband saith to her, 'Do that which is good in thine eyes; abide till thy weaning him; only, Jehovah establish His word;' and the woman abideth and suckleth her son till she hath weaned him,

Mothers And Daughters

Ezekiel 16:44-46

Lo, every one using a simile, Doth use a simile concerning thee, saying: As the mother -- her daughter!

Mothers Of Kings

Genesis 17:16

and I have blessed her, and have also given to thee a son from her; and I have blessed her, and she hath become nations -- kings of peoples are from her.'

Mothers, As A Symbol

Deuteronomy 32:11

As an eagle waketh up its nest, Over its young ones fluttereth, Spreadeth its wings -- taketh them, Beareth them on its pinions; --