25 Bible Verses About Mothers (ESV)

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

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Proverbs 31:25-30

25   Strength and dignity are her clothing,
    and she laughs at the time to come.
26   She opens her mouth with wisdom,
    and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
27   She looks well to the ways of her household
    and does not eat the bread of idleness.
28   Her children rise up and call her blessed;
    her husband also, and he praises her:
29   “Many women have done excellently,
    but you surpass them all.”
30   Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain,
    but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.

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Proverbs 31:26-27

26   She opens her mouth with wisdom,
    and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
27   She looks well to the ways of her household
    and does not eat the bread of idleness.

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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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Psalm 127:3

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

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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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Isaiah 49:15

15   “Can a woman forget her nursing child,
    that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb?
  Even these may forget,
    yet I will not forget you.

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Isaiah 66:13

13   As one whom his mother comforts,
    so I will comfort you;
    you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

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Proverbs 6:20

20   My son, keep your father’s commandment,
    and forsake not your mother’s teaching.

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Proverbs 23:22-25

22   Listen to your father who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
23   Buy truth, and do not sell it;
    buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
24   The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice;
    he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.
25   Let your father and mother be glad;
    let her who bore you rejoice.

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Ephesians 6:2

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise),

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2 Timothy 1:5

I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.

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Leviticus 19:3

Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and you shall keep my Sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

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1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

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Psalm 139:13

13   For you formed my inward parts;
    you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.

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Proverbs 31:28

28   Her children rise up and call her blessed;
    her husband also, and he praises her:

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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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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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2 Kings 4:30

30 Then the mother of the child said, “As the LORD lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So he arose and followed her.

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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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Deuteronomy 5:16

16 “‘Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

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Psalm 113:9

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

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Proverbs 17:6

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

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Matthew 15:4-6

For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’ But you say, ‘If anyone tells his father or his mother, “What you would have gained from me is given to God,” he need not honor his father.’ So for the sake of your tradition you have made void the word of God.

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Proverbs 10:1

10:1 The proverbs of Solomon.

  A wise son makes a glad father,
    but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.

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Proverbs 1:8

  Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,
    and forsake not your mother’s teaching,

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