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Few bonds are as profound and enduring as the love between a mother and her child. Throughout the pages of the Bible, this sacred connection is celebrated and revered, offering insights into the depth of maternal love, care, and devotion.

Let’s embark on a spiritual journey to explore a selection of Bible verses that beautifully capture the essence of a mother’s love as portrayed in the scriptures.

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 Bible Verses About A Mother’s Love

1. Proverbs 31:25

“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”

2. Isaiah 66:13

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”

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3. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

4. Psalm 127:3

“Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.”

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5. Proverbs 22:6

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

6. Ephesians 6:1-3

“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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7. Psalm 139:13-14

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

8. Proverbs 31:26

“She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.”

9. 1 Thessalonians 2:7-8

“But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children. So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves because you had become very dear to us.”

10. Deuteronomy 5:16

“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.”

Biblical Passages Celebrating Mother’s Love

11. 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.”

12. 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.”

13. Ephesians 6:2

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

14. Proverbs 31:28

“Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”

15. 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.”

16. Titus 2:4

“…and so train the young women to love their husbands and children.”

17. 1 Samuel 1:27-28

“For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted me my petition that I made to him. Therefore, I have lent him to the Lord. As long as he lives, he is lent to the Lord.'”

18. Proverbs 6:20

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

19. 1 Kings 3:26

“Then the woman whose son was alive said to the king, because her heart yearned for her son, ‘Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and by no means put him to death.’ But the other said, ‘He shall be neither mine nor yours; divide him.'”

20. 1 Peter 3:4

“But let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.”

God’s Word on the Bond Between Mothers and Children

21. Psalm 22:9-10

“Yet you are he who took me from the womb; you made me trust you at my mother’s breasts. On you was I cast from my birth, and from my mother’s womb you have been my God.”

22. Isaiah 49:15

“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.”

23. Luke 1:46-47

“And Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.'”

24. Psalm 131:2

“But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me.”

25. Matthew 19:14

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

26. Mark 10:16

“And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.”

27. Genesis 21:6

“And Sarah said, ‘God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me.'”

28. Psalm 127:3

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.”

29. 2 Timothy 3:15

“…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.”

30. Galatians 4:19

“My little children, for whom I am again in the anguish of childbirth until Christ is formed in you!”

The Sacred Role of Mothers in the Bible

31. 2 Timothy 1:3-5

“I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy. 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.”

32. Luke 2:51-52

“And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart. And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.”

33. Proverbs 6:20

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

34. 2 Kings 4:30

“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.”

35. Colossians 3:20

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

36. Ruth 1:16

“But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.'”

37. 2 Timothy 3:14-15

“But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it 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.”

38. 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.”

39. 1 Timothy 5:10

“She is well known for her good deeds, such as bringing up children, showing hospitality, washing the feet of the saints, helping those in trouble, and devoting herself to all kinds of good deeds.”

40. Genesis 3:20

“The man called his wife’s name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.”

Exploring the Heartfelt Motherly Love in Scripture

41. Exodus 2:3

“When she could hide him no longer, she took for him a basket made of bulrushes and daubed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and placed it among the reeds by the river bank.”

42. 1 Samuel 1:27

“I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.”

43. Isaiah 49:15

“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.”

44. Psalm 113:9

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

45. Luke 1:41-42

“And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit, and she exclaimed with a loud cry, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!'”

46. Psalm 139:13

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

47. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

48. Matthew 23:37

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!”

49. Isaiah 66:13

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”

50. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Conclusion

In the sacred verses of the Bible, we discover a testament to the enduring and transcendent nature of a mother’s love. These verses resonate with people of all walks of life, providing a source of comfort, wisdom, and spiritual reflection.

As we contemplate these verses, we are reminded not only of the bond between mother and child but also of the greater love that flows from the Divine, exemplifying the highest form of care and compassion. In these words, we find a celebration of motherhood and a reaffirmation of the enduring love that shapes our lives from the moment we are born.

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