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105 Bible Verses About Motherhood

Here are 105 Bible verses about motherhood from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 31:28 KJV

Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.

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Isaiah 66:13 KJV

As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

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Isaiah 49:15 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Exodus 20:12 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.

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Psalms 127:3 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

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Titus 2:4 KJV

Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

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Psalms 139:13 KJV

That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

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2 Timothy 1:5 KJV

For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.

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Titus 2:5 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.

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3 John 1:4 KJV

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

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Luke 2:51 KJV

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

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Proverbs 31:25 KJV

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

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Proverbs 23:25 KJV

Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.

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Proverbs 6:20 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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Leviticus 19:3 KJV

My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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1 Peter 4:8 KJV

Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

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1 Peter 3:4 KJV

And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

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Proverbs 31:26 KJV

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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Genesis 3:20 KJV

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

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Proverbs 13:24 KJV

And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.

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Psalms 113:9 KJV

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

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Deuteronomy 5:16 KJV

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

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Deuteronomy 4:9 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

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Proverbs 31:31 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;

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Proverbs 17:6 KJV

Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

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Proverbs 1:8 KJV

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

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Proverbs 10:1 KJV

My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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Ephesians 6:2 KJV

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)

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1 Timothy 5:2 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Philippians 1:3 KJV

The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

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1 Corinthians 13:13 KJV

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,

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Proverbs 15:20 KJV

And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

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Luke 18:20 KJV

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

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Proverbs 30:11 KJV

Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.

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Proverbs 19:18 KJV

There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother.

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Proverbs 18:22 KJV

Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

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Genesis 2:24 KJV

Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

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Matthew 10:37 KJV

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

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Ezekiel 16:44 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.

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Proverbs 30:17 KJV

Behold, every one that useth proverbs shall use this proverb against thee, saying, As is the mother, so is her daughter.

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Proverbs 20:20 KJV

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

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Proverbs 19:26 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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2 Kings 4:30 KJV

He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

And the mother of the child said, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.

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Song of Solomon 8:2 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:

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Proverbs 31:1 KJV

I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother’s house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice of my pomegranate.

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1 Thessalonians 2:7 KJV

The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.

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Ephesians 4:32 KJV

But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherisheth her children:

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

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John 3:16 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Luke 1:43 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.

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

And whence is this to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?

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Galatians 4:26 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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Mark 10:19 KJV

But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.

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Matthew 15:4 KJV

Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.

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Proverbs 31:29 KJV

For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.

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Proverbs 11:16 KJV

Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.

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1 Timothy 2:15 KJV

A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.

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Colossians 3:13 KJV

Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

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Matthew 19:19 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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Proverbs 31:30 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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1 John 4:19 KJV

Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.

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1 Timothy 5:1-2 KJV

We love him, because he first loved us.

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Proverbs 19:14 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

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Leviticus 20:9 KJV

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.

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John 3:16-17 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.

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Proverbs 17:25 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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Matthew 24:19 KJV

A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him.

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Matthew 10:21 KJV

And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!

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Ephesians 6:1 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.

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Ecclesiastes 11:5 KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

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1 Peter 2:2 KJV

As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

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Luke 12:53 KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

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Lamentations 2:12 KJV

The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

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Job 24:9 KJV

They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul was poured out into their mothers’ bosom.

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1 Timothy 5:4 KJV

They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.

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Lamentations 4:10 KJV

But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

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Psalms 22:9 KJV

The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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Proverbs 17:12 KJV

But thou art he that took me out of the womb: thou didst make me hope when I was upon my mother’s breasts.

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Luke 23:29 KJV

Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

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Jeremiah 31:8 KJV

For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck.

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2 Samuel 20:19 KJV

Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the coasts of the earth, and with them the blind and the lame, the woman with child and her that travaileth with child together: a great company shall return thither.

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Luke 21:23 KJV

I am one of them that are peaceable and faithful in Israel: thou seekest to destroy a city and a mother in Israel: why wilt thou swallow up the inheritance of the LORD?

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Genesis 32:11 KJV

But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.

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Luke 8:21 KJV

Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

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Matthew 10:35 KJV

And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.

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Jeremiah 16:3 KJV

For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.

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Mark 10:30 KJV

For thus saith the LORD concerning the sons and concerning the daughters that are born in this place, and concerning their mothers that bare them, and concerning their fathers that begat them in this land;

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Matthew 20:20 KJV

Then came to him the mother of Zebedee’s children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

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Romans 16:13 KJV

Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.

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Isaiah 49:23 KJV

And kings shall be thy nursing fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers: they shall bow down to thee with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.

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Isaiah 66:11 KJV

That ye may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that ye may milk out, and be delighted with the abundance of her glory.

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Isaiah 40:11 KJV

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

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Luke 21:16 KJV

And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death.

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Mark 13:12 KJV

Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.

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Mark 13:17 KJV

But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!

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