135 Bible Verses about Daughters

Daughters are cherished gifts, bringing joy, wisdom, and strength into our lives. The Bible celebrates the beauty and divine purpose of daughters with numerous verses. These 135 Bible verses about daughters show their blessings, love, and wisdom. Whether you’re seeking inspiration or encouragement, these Scriptures offer profound insights and appreciation for the daughters who enrich our lives.

Blessings of Daughters

  • Proverbs 31:28 – “Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”
  • Psalm 127:3 – “Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.”
  • Genesis 21:6-7 – “Sarah said, ‘God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.’ And she added, ‘Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age.'”
  • Ruth 4:13 – “So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he made love to her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.”
  • Psalm 144:12 – “Then our sons in their youth will be like well-nurtured plants, and our daughters will be like pillars carved to adorn a palace.”
  • Genesis 24:60 – “And they blessed Rebekah and said to her, ‘Our sister, may you increase to thousands upon thousands; may your offspring possess the cities of their enemies.'”
  • Isaiah 66:13 – “As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”
  • Genesis 30:22-23 – “Then God remembered Rachel; he listened to her and enabled her to conceive. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son and said, ‘God has taken away my disgrace.'”
  • Genesis 49:25 – “Because of your father’s God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the skies above, blessings of the deep springs below, blessings of the breast and womb.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:13 – “He will love you and bless you and increase your numbers. He will bless the fruit of your womb, the crops of your land—your grain, new wine and olive oil—the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks in the land he swore to your ancestors to give you.”

Parental Love for Daughters

  • Ephesians 6:4 – “Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of 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.”
  • Colossians 3:21 – “Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.”
  • Proverbs 29:17 – “Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.”
  • Isaiah 49:15 – “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!”
  • Proverbs 13:24 – “Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.”
  • Proverbs 19:18 – “Discipline your children, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to their death.”
  • Proverbs 3:12 – “Because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.”
  • Psalm 103:13 – “As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.”
  • Deuteronomy 4:9 – “Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.”

Wisdom and Guidance for Daughters

  • Proverbs 1:8-9 – “Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.”
  • Proverbs 2:1-5 – “My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding—indeed, if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.”
  • Proverbs 3:1-2 – “My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.”
  • Proverbs 4:5-6 – “Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them. Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.”
  • Proverbs 4:13 – “Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.”
  • Proverbs 23:22 – “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”
  • Proverbs 6:20-22 – “My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. Bind them always on your heart; fasten them around your neck. When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.”
  • Proverbs 23:24-25 – “The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him. May your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!”
  • Proverbs 10:1 – “A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.”
  • Proverbs 23:15-16 – “My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed; my inmost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.”

Daughters in the Family

  • Genesis 46:7 – “He brought with him to Egypt his sons and grandsons and his daughters and granddaughters—all his offspring.”
  • Numbers 27:1 – “The daughters of Zelophehad son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, belonged to the clans of Manasseh son of Joseph. The names of the daughters were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milkah and Tirzah. They came forward”
  • Joshua 17:3 – “Now Zelophehad son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Makir, the son of Manasseh, had no sons but only daughters, whose names were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milkah and Tirzah.”
  • Job 42:13-15 – “And he also had seven sons and three daughters. The first daughter he named Jemimah, the second Keziah and the third Keren-Happuch. Nowhere in all the land were there found women as beautiful as Job’s daughters, and their father granted them an inheritance along with their brothers.”
  • Exodus 2:16 – “Now a priest of Midian had seven daughters, and they came to draw water and fill the troughs to water their father’s flock.”
  • Judges 1:14 – “One day when she came to Othniel, she urged him to ask her father for a field. When she got off her donkey, Caleb asked her, ‘What can I do for you?'”
  • 1 Samuel 25:44 – “But Saul had given his daughter Michal, David’s wife, to Paltiel son of Laish, who was from Gallim.”

Faithful Daughters

  • Acts 21:9 – “He had four unmarried daughters who prophesied.”
  • Luke 1:38 – “‘I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May your word to me be fulfilled.’ Then the angel left her.”
  • Exodus 2:2 – “So the woman conceived and bore a son. And when she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him three months.”
  • 1 Samuel 1:20 – “So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, ‘Because I asked the Lord for him.'”
  • Luke 2:36-37 – “There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying.”
  • Ruth 1:16 – “But Ruth replied, ‘Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.'”
  • Ruth 3:10 – “‘The Lord bless you, my daughter,’ he replied. ‘This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: You have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.'”
  • Esther 2:7 – “Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. This young woman, who was also known as Esther, had a lovely figure and was beautiful. Mordecai had taken her as his own daughter when her father and mother died.”

Daughters and Marriage

  • Genesis 29:28 – “And Jacob did so. He finished the week with Leah, and then Laban gave him his daughter Rachel to be his wife.”
  • Genesis 34:9 – “Intermarry with us; give us your daughters and take our daughters for yourselves.”
  • Genesis 24:51 – “Here is Rebekah; take her and go, and let her become the wife of your master’s son, as the Lord has directed.”
  • 1 Samuel 18:27 – “David took his men with him and went out and killed two hundred Philistines and brought back their foreskins. They counted out the full number to the king so that David might become the king’s son-in-law. Then Saul gave him his daughter Michal in marriage.”
  • Judges 14:2 – “When he returned, he said to his father and mother, ‘I have seen a Philistine woman in Timnah; now get her for me as my wife.'”
  • Exodus 2:21 – “Moses agreed to stay with the man, who gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.”
  • Joshua 15:17 – “Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s brother, took it; so Caleb gave his daughter Aksah to him in marriage.”
  • 1 Samuel 25:42 – “Abigail quickly got on a donkey and, attended by her five female servants, went with David’s messengers and became his wife.”
  • Genesis 28:9 – “So he went to Ishmael and married Mahalath, the sister of Nebaioth and daughter of Ishmael son of Abraham, in addition to the wives he already had.”

Daughters as Healers

  • Mark 5:34 – “He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.'”
  • Mark 5:41 – “He took her by the hand and said to her, ‘Talitha koum!’ (which means ‘Little girl, I say to you, get up!’).”
  • Luke 8:48 – “Then he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.'”
  • Acts 9:40 – “Peter sent them all out of the room; then he got down on his knees and prayed. Turning toward the dead woman, he said, ‘Tabitha, get up.’ She opened her eyes, and seeing Peter she sat up.”
  • Acts 16:18 – “She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so annoyed that he turned around and said to the spirit, ‘In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!’ At that moment the spirit left her.”
  • Matthew 8:15 – “He touched her hand and the fever left her, and she got up and began to wait on him.”
  • Mark 7:29 – “Then he told her, ‘For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter.'”

Daughters and Obedience

  • Exodus 20:12 – “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”
  • Deuteronomy 5:16 – “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”
  • Ephesians 6:1-3 – “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’—which is the first commandment with a promise—’so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.'”
  • Colossians 3:20 – “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.”
  • Proverbs 30:17 – “The eye that mocks a father, that scorns an aged mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures.”
  • Leviticus 19:3 – “Each of you must respect your mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.”
  • Exodus 21:17 – “Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.”

Daughters and Sin

  • Genesis 19:36 – “So both of Lot’s daughters became pregnant by their father.”
  • Leviticus 18:17 – “Do not have sexual relations with both a woman and her daughter. Do not have sexual relations with either her son’s daughter or her daughter’s daughter; they are her close relatives. That is wickedness.”
  • Deuteronomy 27:22 – “Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his sister, the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother. Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’”
  • 2 Samuel 13:1 – “In the course of time, Amnon son of David fell in love with Tamar, the beautiful sister of Absalom son of David.”
  • 2 Samuel 13:14 – “But he refused to listen to her, and since he was stronger than she, he raped her.”
  • Judges 19:24 – “Look, here is my virgin daughter, and here also is his concubine. I will bring them out to you now, and you can use them and do to them whatever you wish. But as for this man, don’t do such an outrageous thing.”
  • 2 Kings 17:17 – “They sacrificed their sons and daughters in the fire. They practiced divination and sought omens and sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing his anger.”
  • Ezekiel 16:20 – “And you took your sons and daughters whom you bore to me and sacrificed them as food to the idols. Was your prostitution not enough?”
  • Hosea 4:13 – “They sacrifice on the mountaintops and burn offerings on the hills, under oak, poplar and terebinth, where the shade is pleasant. Therefore your daughters turn to prostitution and your daughters-in-law to adultery.”
  • Ezekiel 23:37 – “For they have committed adultery and blood is on their hands. They committed adultery with their idols; they even sacrificed their children, whom they bore to me, as food for them.”

Daughters and Inheritance

  • Numbers 27:7 – “What Zelophehad’s daughters are saying is right. You must certainly give them property as an inheritance among their father’s relatives and give their father’s inheritance to them.”
  • Numbers 27:8 – “Say to the Israelites, ‘If a man dies and leaves no son, give his inheritance to his daughter.”
  • Numbers 36:2 – “They said, ‘When the Lord commanded my lord to give the land as an inheritance to the Israelites by lot, he ordered you to give the inheritance of our brother Zelophehad to his daughters.'”
  • Numbers 36:10 – “So Zelophehad’s daughters did as the Lord commanded Moses.”
  • Joshua 17:4 – “They went to Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the leaders and said, ‘The Lord commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our relatives.’ So Joshua gave them an inheritance along with the brothers of their father, according to the Lord’s command.”
  • Job 42:15 – “Nowhere in all the land were there found women as beautiful as Job’s daughters, and their father granted them an inheritance along with their brothers.”
  • Ezra 2:61 – “And from among the priests: The descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name).”
  • Nehemiah 7:63 – “And from among the priests: The descendants of Hobaiah, Hakkoz and Barzillai (a man who had married a daughter of Barzillai the Gileadite and was called by that name).”
  • 1 Chronicles 2:34 – “Sheshan had no sons—only daughters. He had an Egyptian servant named Jarha.”
  • 1 Chronicles 2:35 – “Sheshan gave his daughter in marriage to his servant Jarha, and she bore him Attai.”

Daughters in Prophecy

  • Isaiah 62:11 – “The Lord has made proclamation to the ends of the earth: ‘Say to Daughter Zion, See, your Savior comes! See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.'”
  • Zechariah 9:9 – “Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”
  • Joel 2:28 – “‘And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.'”
  • Jeremiah 6:2 – “I will destroy Daughter Zion, so beautiful and delicate.”
  • Isaiah 10:32 – “This very day he will halt at Nob; he will shake his fist at the mount of Daughter Zion, at the hill of Jerusalem.”
  • Isaiah 37:22 – “This is the word the Lord has spoken against him: ‘Virgin Daughter Zion despises and mocks you. Daughter Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.'”
  • Jeremiah 4:31 – “‘I hear a cry as of a woman in labor, a groan as of one bearing her first child—the cry of Daughter Zion gasping for breath, stretching out her hands and saying, “Alas! I am fainting; my life is given over to murderers.”‘”
  • Lamentations 2:13 – “What can I say for you? With what can I compare you, Daughter Jerusalem? To what can I liken you, that I may comfort you, Virgin Daughter Zion? Your wound is as deep as the sea. Who can heal you?”
  • Lamentations 4:22 – “‘Your punishment will end, Daughter Zion; he will not prolong your exile. But he will punish your sin, Daughter Edom, and expose your wickedness.'”
  • Micah 4:10 – “Writhe in agony, Daughter Zion, like a woman in labor, for now you must leave the city to camp in the open field. You will go to Babylon; there you will be rescued. There the Lord will redeem you out of the hand of your enemies.”

Daughters of Kings

  • 2 Samuel 14:27 – “Three sons and a daughter were born to Absalom. His daughter’s name was Tamar, and she became a beautiful woman.”
  • 1 Kings 4:11 – “Ben-Abinadab—in Naphoth Dor (he was married to Taphath daughter of Solomon)”
  • 1 Kings 4:15 – “Ahimaaz—in Naphtali (he had married Basemath daughter of Solomon)”
  • 2 Kings 8:18 – “He followed the ways of the kings of Israel, as the house of Ahab had done, for he married a daughter of Ahab. He did evil in the eyes of the Lord.”
  • 2 Kings 8:26 – “Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother’s name was Athaliah, a granddaughter of Omri king of Israel.”
  • 2 Chronicles 22:2 – “Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem one year. His mother’s name was Athaliah, a granddaughter of Omri.”
  • 2 Chronicles 11:18 – “Rehoboam married Mahalath, who was the daughter of David’s son Jerimoth and of Abihail the daughter of Jesse’s son Eliab.”
  • 2 Chronicles 13:2 – “and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother’s name was Maakah, a daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.”
  • 2 Chronicles 20:31 – “So Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah. He was thirty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-five years. His mother’s name was Azubah daughter of Shilhi.”

Daughters in Parables

  • Matthew 22:2 – “‘The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son.'”
  • Luke 15:22-24 – “‘But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate.'”
  • Matthew 25:1 – “‘At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.'”
  • Luke 15:11 – “Jesus continued: ‘There was a man who had two sons.'”
  • Matthew 21:28 – “‘What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’'”
  • Luke 16:1 – “Jesus told his disciples: ‘There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions.'”
  • Luke 14:16 – “Jesus replied: ‘A certain man was preparing a great banquet and invited many guests.'”
  • Matthew 18:23 – “‘Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.'”
  • Luke 18:2 – “He said: ‘In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought.'”
  • Matthew 25:14 – “‘Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them.'”

Daughters of Priests

  • Leviticus 21:9 – “If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by becoming a prostitute, she disgraces her father; she must be burned in the fire.”
  • Leviticus 22:12 – “If a priest’s daughter marries anyone other than a priest, she may not eat any of the sacred contributions.”
  • Leviticus 22:13 – “But if a priest’s daughter becomes a widow or is divorced, yet has no children and she returns to live in her father’s household as in her youth, she may eat her father’s food. No unauthorized person, however, may eat it.”
  • 1 Samuel 2:20 – “Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife, saying, ‘May the Lord give you children by this woman to take the place of the one she prayed for and gave to the Lord.’ Then they would go home.”
  • 1 Samuel 1:24 – “After he was weaned, she took the boy with her, young as he was, along with a three-year-old bull, an ephah of flour and a skin of wine, and brought him to the house of the Lord at Shiloh.”
  • 2 Chronicles 22:11 – “But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram, took Joash son of Ahaziah and stole him away from among the royal princes who were about to be murdered and put him and his nurse in a bedroom. Because Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram and wife of the priest Jehoiada, was Ahaziah’s sister, she hid the child from Athaliah so she could not kill him.”
  • Ezekiel 44:25 – “‘A priest must not defile himself by going near a dead person, however, if the dead person was his father or mother, son or daughter, brother or unmarried sister, then he may defile himself.'”
  • Malachi 2:11 – “Judah has been unfaithful. A detestable thing has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem: Judah has desecrated the sanctuary the Lord loves by marrying women who worship a foreign god.”
  • Nehemiah 13:28 – “One of the sons of Joiada son of Eliashib the high priest was son-in-law to Sanballat the Horonite. And I drove him away from me.”

Daughters in the Old Testament

  • Genesis 34:1 – “Now Dinah, the daughter Leah had borne to Jacob, went out to visit the women of the land.”
  • Genesis 31:50 – “If you mistreat my daughters or if you take any wives besides my daughters, even though no one is with us, remember that God is a witness between you and me.”
  • Judges 11:36 – “‘My father,’ she replied, ‘you have given your word to the Lord. Do to me just as you promised, now that the Lord has avenged you of your enemies, the Ammonites.'”
  • Genesis 29:18 – “Jacob was in love with Rachel and said, ‘I’ll work for you seven years in return for your younger daughter Rachel.'”
  • 1 Chronicles 2:49 – “She also gave birth to Shaaph the father of Madmannah and to Sheva the father of Makbenah and Gibea. Caleb’s daughter was Aksah.”

Daughters in the New Testament

  • Matthew 9:22 – “Jesus turned and saw her. ‘Take heart, daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has healed you.’ And the woman was healed at that moment.”
  • Acts 16:14 – “One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.”
  • Luke 13:12 – “When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, ‘Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.'”
  • Matthew 15:28 – “Then Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And her daughter was healed at that moment.”


These 135 Bible verses about daughters show the love, wisdom, and strength daughters bring into our lives. They remind us of the divine blessings daughters represent and their vital roles in our families and faith. Let’s cherish the daughters who embody God’s love and grace!

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