74 occurrences

'Child' in the Bible

The circumstances of the birth of Jesus Christ were these. After his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they were united in marriage, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit.

But while he was contemplating this step, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to bring home your wife Mary, for she is with child through the Holy Spirit.

He then directed them to go to Bethlehem, adding, "Go and make careful inquiry about the child, and when you have found him, bring me word, that I too may come and do him homage."

When they were gone, and angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Rise: take the babe and His mother and escape to Egypt, and remain there till I bring you word. For Herod is about to make search for the child in order to destroy Him."

"Rise from sleep, and take the child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child's life are dead."

So he roused himself and took the child and His mother and came into the land of Israel.

So He called a young child to Him, and, bidding him stand in the midst of them,

To this their reply is a scornful laugh. He, however, puts them all out, takes the child's father and mother and those He has brought with Him, and enters the room where the child lies.

So she went home, and found the child lying on the bed, and the demon gone.

And taking a young child He made him stand in their midst, then threw His arms round him and said,

In solemn truth I tell you that no one who does not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child will by any possibility enter it."

"Rabbi," they said, "Moses made it a law for us: 'If a man's brother should die and leave a wife, but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up a family for his brother.'

And alas for the women who at that time are with child or have infants!

But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren; and both of them were far advanced in life.

All who heard the story treasured it in their memories. "What then will this child be?" they said. For the lord's hand was indeed with him.

And you moreover, O child, shall be called Prophet of the Most High; For you shall go on in front before the Lord to prepare the way for Him,

to have himself registered together with Mary, who was betrothed to him and was with child.

And when they saw the child, they told what had been said to them about Him;

Led by the Spirit he came to the Temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus to do with regard to Him according to the custom of the Law,

Symeon blessed them and said to Mary the mother, "This child is appointed for the falling and the uprising of many in Israel and for a token to be spoken against;

And coming up just at that moment, she gave thanks to God, and spoke about the child to all who were expecting the deliverance of Jerusalem.

When they saw Him, they were smitten with amazement, and His mother said to Him, "My child, why have you behaved thus to us? Your father and I have been searching for you in anguish."

He, however, took her by the hand and called aloud, "Child, awake!"

and a man from the crowd called out, "Rabbi, I beg you to pity my son, for he is my only child.

And Jesus, knowing the reasoning that was in their hearts, took a young child and made him stand by His side

and said to them, "Whoever for my sake receives this little child, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives Him who sent me. For the lowliest among you all--he is the greatest."

Then He turned to them and said, "Which of you shall have a child or an ox fall into a well on the Sabbath day, and will not immediately lift him out?"

"'Remember, my child,' said Abraham, 'that you had all your good things during your lifetime, and that Lazarus in like manner had his bad things. But, now and here, he is receiving consolation and you are in agony.

I tell you in solemn truth that, whoever does not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child will certainly not enter it."

"Alas for the women who at that time are with child or who have infants; for there will be great distress in the land, and anger towards this People.

"Sir," pleaded the officer, "come down before my child dies."

If a child is circumcised even on a Sabbath day, are you bitter against me because I have restored a man to perfect health on a Sabbath day?

A woman, when she is in labour, has sorrow, because her time has come. But when she has given birth to the babe, she no longer remembers the pain, because of her joy at a child being born into the world.

At this time Moses was born--a wonderfully beautiful child; and for three months he was cared for in his father's house.

But we see that the child of the slave-girl was born in the common course of nature; but the child of the free woman in fulfilment of the promise.

For it is written, "Rejoice, thou barren woman that bearest not, break forth into a joyful cry, thou that dost not travail with child. For the desolate woman has many children--more indeed than she who has the husband."

Yet just as, at that time, the child born in the common course of nature persecuted the one whose birth was due to the power of the Spirit, so it is now.

But you know Timothy's approved worth--how, like a child working with his father, he has served with me in furtherance of the Good News.

To Timothy my dearly-loved child. May grace, mercy and peace be granted to you from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

To Titus my own true child in our common faith. May grace and peace be granted to you from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Saviour.

I entreat you on behalf of my own child whose father I have become while in my chains--I mean Onesimus.

We are not to resemble Cain, who was a child of the Evil one and killed his own brother. And why did he kill him? Because his own actions were wicked and his brother's actions righteous.

The man who is beginning to know God listens to us, but he who is not a child of God does not listen to us. By this test we can distinguish the Spirit of truth from the spirit of error.

We know that no one who is a child of God lives in sin, but He who is God's Child keeps him, and the Evil one cannot touch him.

My dear friend, do not follow wrong examples, but right ones. He who habitually does what is right is a child of God: he who habitually does what is wrong has not seen God.

And a great marvel was seen in Heaven-- a woman who was robed with the sun and had the moon under her feet, and had also a wreath of stars round her head, was with child,

His tail was drawing after it a third part of the stars of Heaven, and it dashed them to the ground. And in front of the woman who was about to become a mother, the Dragon was standing in order to devour the child as soon as it was born.

She gave birth to a son--a male child, destined before long to rule all nations with an iron scepter. But her child was caught up to God and His throne,

And when the Dragon saw that he was hurled down to the earth, he went in pursuit of the woman who had given birth to the male child.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

הרה 
Harah 
Usage: 45

ἄῤῥην αρσην 
Arrhen 
Usage: 7

βρέφος 
Brephos 
Usage: 8

γαστήρ 
Gaster 
be with child 9 , with child 9 , womb , belly
Usage: 6

בּכר 
Bakar 
Usage: 5

בּן 
Ben (Aramaic) 
children , son , young, of the captives
Usage: 11

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

גּמל 
Gamal 
Usage: 37

הרי הרה 
Hareh 
... with child , conceive
Usage: 14

ולד 
Valad 
Usage: 1

זכוּר 
Zakuwr 
Usage: 4

זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 83

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

טף 
Taph 
Usage: 42

יחיד 
Yachiyd 
Usage: 12

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

ילד 
Yeled 
Usage: 89

ילדוּת 
Yalduwth 
Usage: 3

יליד 
Yaliyd 
Usage: 13

ינק 
Yanaq 
Usage: 31

יתום 
Yathowm 
Usage: 42

מלא 
Male' 
full , fill , with child , fully , much , multitude , worth
Usage: 63

נערה נער נעוּר 
Na`uwr 
Usage: 47

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

נער 
No`ar 
Usage: 4

עויל 
`aviyl 
Usage: 3

עוּל 
`uwl 
Usage: 2

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

עלל 
`alal 
Usage: 19

ערירי 
`ariyriy 
Usage: 4

שׁכול 
Sh@kowl 
Usage: 3

שׁכּל שׁכּוּל 
Shakkuwl 
Usage: 7

שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

ἄτεκνος 
Ateknos 
Usage: 3

μονογενής 
Monogenes 
Usage: 7

νηπιάζω 
Nepiazo 
be a child
Usage: 1

νήπιος 
Nepios 
Usage: 11

παιδάριον 
Paidarion 
Usage: 1

παῖς 
Pais 
Usage: 21

τεκνίον 
Teknion 
Usage: 8

τεκνογονέω 
Teknogoneo 
Usage: 1

τεκνογονία 
Teknogonia 
Usage: 1

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

τεκνοτροφέω 
Teknotropheo 
Usage: 1

υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5