71 Bible Verses about Youth
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The glory of young men is their strength,
And the honor of old men is their gray hair.
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth,
Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;
Who satisfies your years with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.
Let our sons in their youth be as grown-up plants,
And our daughters as corner pillars fashioned as for a palace;
Though youths grow weary and tired,
And vigorous young men stumble badly,
“His bones are full of his youthful vigor,
But it lies down with him in the dust.
The anger of God rose against them
And killed some of their stoutest ones,
And subdued the choice men of Israel.
“In that day the beautiful virgins
And the young men will faint from thirst.
It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the Lord will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the Lord from my youth.
For You are my hope;
O Lord God, You are my confidence from my youth.
The Lord is good to those who wait for Him,
To the person who seeks Him.
It is good that he waits silently
For the salvation of the Lord.
It is good for a man that he should bear
The yoke in his youth.
How can a young man keep his way pure?
By keeping it according to Your word.
O God, You have taught me from my youth,
And I still declare Your wondrous deeds.
But I said, “Ah, Lord God! Behold, I have never been defiled; for from my youth until now I have never eaten what died of itself or was torn by beasts, nor has any unclean meat ever entered my mouth.”
‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the Lord.
The young men saw me and hid themselves,
And the old men arose and stood.
So Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite spoke out and said,
“I am young in years and you are old;
Therefore I was shy and afraid to tell you what I think.
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers,
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
‘Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the Lord your God gives you.
Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise), so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth.
Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
Hear, my son, your father’s instruction
And do not forsake your mother’s teaching;
My son, observe the commandment of your father
And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;
Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
Let your fountain be blessed,
And rejoice in the wife of your youth.
That leaves the companion of her youth
And forgets the covenant of her God;
Yet you say, ‘For what reason?’ Because the Lord has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant. But not one has done so who has a remnant of the Spirit. And what did that one do while he was seeking a godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of your youth.
Now Samuel was ministering before the Lord, as a boy wearing a linen ephod.
Then Saul said to David, “You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are but a youth while he has been a warrior from his youth.”
Joash was seven years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was Zibiah from Beersheba. Joash did what was right in the sight of the Lord all the days of Jehoiada the priest.
In the seventh year of Jehu, Jehoash became king, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was Zibiah of Beersheba. Jehoash did right in the sight of the Lord all his days in which Jehoiada the priest instructed him.
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. He did right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the ways of his father David and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.
Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem; and his mother’s name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. He did right in the sight of the Lord and walked in all the way of his father David, nor did he turn aside to the right or to the left.
And when He became twelve, they went up there according to the custom of the Feast; and as they were returning, after spending the full number of days, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. But His parents were unaware of it, but supposed Him to be in the caravan, and went a day’s journey; and they began looking for Him among their relatives and acquaintances.read more.
When they did not find Him, they returned to Jerusalem looking for Him. Then, after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions. And all who heard Him were amazed at His understanding and His answers. When they saw Him, they were astonished; and His mother said to Him, “Son, why have You treated us this way? Behold, Your father and I have been anxiously looking for You.” And He said to them, “Why is it that you were looking for Me? Did you not know that I had to be in My Father’s house?” But they did not understand the statement which He had made to them. And He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and He continued in subjection to them; and His mother treasured all these things in her heart. And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.
So she said to him, “My father, you have given your word to the Lord; do to me as you have said, since the Lord has avenged you of your enemies, the sons of Ammon.”
But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God. Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. Thus may the Lord do to me, and worse, if anything but death parts you and me.”
And Mary said, “Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.
Now this man had four virgin daughters who were prophetesses.
“Go and proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord,
“I remember concerning you the devotion of your youth,
The love of your betrothals,
Your following after Me in the wilderness,
Through a land not sown.
“Have you not just now called to Me,
‘My Father, You are the friend of my youth?
Besides all your abominations and harlotries you did not remember the days of your youth, when you were naked and bare and squirming in your blood.
“Fear not, for you will not be put to shame;
And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced;
But you will forget the shame of your youth,
And the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.
For as a young man marries a virgin,
So your sons will marry you;
And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride,
So your God will rejoice over you.
“Nevertheless, I will remember My covenant with you in the days of your youth, and I will establish an everlasting covenant with you.
You have shortened the days of his youth;
You have covered him with shame. Selah.
“They die in youth,
And their life perishes among the cult prostitutes.
Fire devoured His young men,
And His virgins had no wedding songs.
I will make mortal man scarcer than pure gold
And mankind than the gold of Ophir.
For death has come up through our windows;
It has entered our palaces
To cut off the children from the streets,
The young men from the town squares.
therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts, “Behold, I am about to punish them! The young men will die by the sword, their sons and daughters will die by famine;
Now, O Lord my God, You have made Your servant king in place of my father David, yet I am but a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in.
David said, “My son Solomon is young and inexperienced, and the house that is to be built for the Lord shall be exceedingly magnificent, famous and glorious throughout all lands. Therefore now I will make preparation for it.” So David made ample preparations before his death.
Then King David said to the entire assembly, “My son Solomon, whom alone God has chosen, is still young and inexperienced and the work is great; for the temple is not for man, but for the Lord God.
and worthless men gathered about him, scoundrels, who proved too strong for Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, when he was young and timid and could not hold his own against them.
Then I said, “Alas, Lord God!
Behold, I do not know how to speak,
Because I am a youth.”
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
And I saw among the naive,
And discerned among the youths
A young man lacking sense,
Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no delight in them”;
Topics on Youth
Being Devoted From Youth1 Kings 18:12
It will come about when I leave you
Being Evil From YouthGenesis 8:21
Freshness Of YouthPsalm 110:3
Limitations Of YouthEcclesiastes 11:10
So, remove grief and anger from your heart and put away
Treatment From Youth1 Timothy 4:12
Work From YouthGenesis 46:34
you shall say, ‘Your servants have been
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