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bible verses about babies

Blessings of Children:

  • Psalm 127:3 – “Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.”
  • Psalm 144:12 – “May your children flourish like the leaves of a tree.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:14 – “You will be blessed above all peoples; there will be no barren male or female among you or among your livestock.”
  • Psalm 127:3 – “Sons are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from him.”

Children in the Womb:

  • Psalm 139:13 – “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.”
  • Jeremiah 1:5 – “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
  • Genesis 25:22 – “But the children struggled together within her; and she said, ‘If it is so, why then am I this way?’ So she went to inquire of the Lord.”
  • Luke 1:44 – “As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.”

Children as a Blessing:

  • Psalm 127:3 – “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.”
  • Psalm 128:3 – “Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.”
  • Psalm 128:5-6 – “May the Lord bless you from Zion; may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life. May you live to see your children’s children—peace be on Israel.”
  • Proverbs 20:7 – “The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.”

God’s Knowledge of Unborn Children:

  • Jeremiah 1:5 – “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
  • Psalm 139:16 – “Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.”
  • Psalm 22:9 – “Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother’s breast.”

Children as a Sign of Hope:

  • Genesis 22:17 – “I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore.”
  • Titus 2:4 – “Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children.”
  • Psalm 113:9 – “He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the Lord.”

Children in God’s Plan:

  • Matthew 19:14 – “But Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.'”
  • 3 John 1:4 – “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.”
  • Colossians 3:20 – “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.”
  • Proverbs 22:6 – “Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it.”

God’s Promises to Parents:

  • Psalm 102:28 – “The children of your servants will live in your presence; their descendants will be established before you.”
  • Isaiah 54:13 – “And all your children will be taught by the Lord, and great will be their peace.”
  • Isaiah 44:3 – “I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants.”

Parental Guidance:

  • Ephesians 6:4 – “Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.”
  • Proverbs 19:18 – “Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death.”
  • Proverbs 6:20 – “My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.”

Children’s Role in Honoring Parents:

  • Ephesians 6:2 – “Honor your father and mother—which is the first commandment with a promise.”
  • Proverbs 23:22 – “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”