Here are 127 Bible verses about love for child from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.
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Ephesians 6:4 KJV
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
1 John 3:18 KJV
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
Proverbs 22:6 KJV
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Proverbs 17:6 KJV
Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.
Psalm 127:3-5 KJV
Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Mark 9:37 KJV
Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.
Isaiah 54:13 KJV
And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
3 John 4 KJV
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.
Matthew 18:2-5 KJV
And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.
1 John 3:1 KJV
Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
Proverbs 1:8-9 KJV
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
Jeremiah 1:5 KJV
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
John 3:16 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Matthew 18:10 KJV
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7 KJV
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Psalm 139:15-16 KJV
My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
1 Timothy 5:8 KJV
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
1 John 3:10 KJV
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.
Matthew 19:14 KJV
But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
Psalm 27:10 KJV
When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up.
Isaiah 49:15-16 KJV
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.
Colossians 3:20 KJV
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Genesis 33:5 KJV
And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, Who are those with thee? And he said, The children which God hath graciously given thy servant.
Psalm 103:17 KJV
But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;
Joel 2:28 KJV
And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
1 Corinthians 13:13 KJV
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
Matthew 21:15-16 KJV
And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the son of David; they were sore displeased, And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?
Proverbs 13:24 KJV
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
1 John 5:2 KJV
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.
Deuteronomy 5:29 KJV
O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!
John 16:21 KJV
A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
Mark 10:16 KJV
And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.
Galatians 3:26 KJV
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
Deuteronomy 4:9 KJV
Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons’ sons;
John 11:52 KJV
And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad.
Matthew 18:20 KJV
For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.
1 John 4:19 KJV
We love him, because he first loved us.
Matthew 6:25-34 KJV
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the…
Psalm 128:3 KJV
Thy wife shall be as a fruitful vine by the sides of thine house: thy children like olive plants round about thy table.
1 John 4:7 KJV
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
Proverbs 29:15 KJV
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Matthew 10:37 KJV
He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
Deuteronomy 6:6-7 KJV
And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Psalm 8:2 KJV
Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
Colossians 3:14 KJV
And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
Proverbs 13:1 KJV
A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
Psalm 113:9 KJV
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the Lord.
Hosea 2:4 KJV
And I will not have mercy upon her children; for they be the children of whoredoms.
Proverbs 29:17 KJV
Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
Philippians 2:1-4 KJV
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
Ephesians 5:1 KJV
Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
Romans 5:8 KJV
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Jeremiah 31:17 KJV
And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
Luke 14:26 KJV
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
Romans 8:14 KJV
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
John 15:13 KJV
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
1 Kings 3:19 KJV
And this woman’s child died in the night; because she overlaid it.
Romans 8:16 KJV
The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:
Matthew 7:11 KJV
If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
1 Peter 2:2-3 KJV
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.
Romans 8:17 KJV
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
Luke 18:15-17 KJV
And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.
Exodus 20:12 KJV
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
Philippians 1:6 KJV
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
1 John 4:8 KJV
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
Ephesians 5:8 KJV
For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
1 John 5:14 KJV
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:
2 John 1 KJV
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;
Psalm 103:13 KJV
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
1 Peter 4:8 KJV
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
Proverbs 15:20 KJV
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
2 Timothy 3:14-15 KJV
But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
1 John 5:1 KJV
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.
1 Peter 5:2-3 KJV
Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being examples to the flock.
Ephesians 5:33 KJV
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
1 Samuel 1:27 KJV
For this child I prayed; and the Lord hath given me my petition which I asked of him:
Proverbs 31:26-31 KJV
She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all. Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
Ephesians 4:2 KJV
With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
Titus 2:4 KJV
That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
Galatians 6:1 KJV
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
Ephesians 5:25 KJV
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Hosea 11:1 KJV
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
2 Corinthians 12:14 KJV
Behold, the third time I am ready to come to you; and I will not be burdensome to you: for I seek not yours but you: for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children.
Proverbs 22:15 KJV
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Proverbs 3:12 KJV
For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Hosea 3:1 KJV
Then said the Lord unto me, Go yet, love a woman beloved of her friend, yet an adulteress, according to the love of the Lord toward the children of Israel, who look to other gods, and love flagons of wine.
Isaiah 66:13 KJV
As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
Deuteronomy 21:15 KJV
If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:
1 Thessalonians 5:5 KJV
Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
Psalm 69:36 KJV
The seed also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his name shall dwell therein.
Matthew 10:21 KJV
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Proverbs 19:18 KJV
Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.
Malachi 4:6 KJV
And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.
1 Kings 3:25 KJV
And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other.
Luke 23:28 KJV
But Jesus turning unto them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.
Romans 12:18 KJV
If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Deuteronomy 11:19 KJV
And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Matthew 5:44 KJV
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Proverbs 10:12 KJV
Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.
1 Peter 3:7 KJV
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.
Luke 6:35 KJV
But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
Proverbs 17:17 KJV
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Revelation 1:1 KJV
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
Proverbs 20:11 KJV
Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
Hebrews 11:1 KJV
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Matthew 22:37-39 KJV
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Proverbs 6:20 KJV
My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
1 John 4:18 KJV
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
Matthew 7:12 KJV
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Proverbs 23:13-14 KJV
Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.
Proverbs 10:1 KJV
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Numbers 6:24-26 KJV
The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Philippians 4:13 KJV
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Ephesians 6:2 KJV
Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;
Romans 13:10 KJV
Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
John 1:12 KJV
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
2 Timothy 1:5 KJV
When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.
Genesis 2:18 KJV
And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
Leviticus 19:3 KJV
Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.
Proverbs 21:9 KJV
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Romans 12:9 KJV
Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
Proverbs 19:14 KJV
House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the Lord.
Psalm 23 KJV
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
1 John 1:9 KJV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Matthew 5:48 KJV
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Psalm 91:1-16 KJV
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. Because thou hast made…
Genesis 3:16 KJV
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.