25 Bible Verses About Children (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Children (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Children

2314

Proverbs 22:6

  Train up a child in the way he should go;
    even when he is old he will not depart from it.

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1809

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

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1373

Psalm 127:3-5

  Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD,
    the fruit of the womb a reward.
  Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
    are the children of one’s youth.
  Blessed is the man
    who fills his quiver with them!
  He shall not be put to shame
    when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

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1253

Psalm 127:3

  Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD,
    the fruit of the womb a reward.

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1207

Matthew 18:10

10 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

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1179

Proverbs 17:6

  Grandchildren are the crown of the aged,
    and the glory of children is their fathers.

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897

Isaiah 54:13

13   All your children shall be taught by the LORD,
    and great shall be the peace of your children.

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785

Mark 10:13-16

13 And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. 15 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” 16 And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

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730

Matthew 19:14

14 but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”

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716

John 16:21

21 When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

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711

Ephesians 6:1-4

6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

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711

Proverbs 20:11

11   Even a child makes himself known by his acts,
    by whether his conduct is pure and upright.

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700

Colossians 3:20

20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

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689

Exodus 20:12

12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

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682

Proverbs 13:24

24   Whoever spares the rod hates his son,
    but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

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661

Deuteronomy 6:7

You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

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653

Proverbs 1:8-9

  Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
    and forsake not your mother’s teaching,
  for they are a graceful garland for your head
    and pendants for your neck.

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643

Proverbs 29:15

15   The rod and reproof give wisdom,
    but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

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643

Mark 10:14

14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.

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629

Proverbs 22:15

15   Folly is bound up in the heart of a child,
    but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

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629

Psalm 113:9

  He gives the barren woman a home,
    making her the joyous mother of children.
  Praise the LORD!

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606

2 Timothy 3:14-15

14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it 15 and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

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587

Proverbs 29:17

17   Discipline your son, and he will give you rest;
    he will give delight to your heart.

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587

Psalm 8:2

    Out of the mouth of babies and infants,
  you have established strength because of your foes,
    to still the enemy and the avenger.

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559

Ephesians 6:1-3

6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

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