34 Bible Verses about Child Born Out Of Wedlock

Deuteronomy 23:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“No one born of a forbidden union may enter the assembly of the Lord. Even to the tenth generation, none of his descendants may enter the assembly of the Lord.

Hebrews 12:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If you are left without discipline, in which all have participated, then you are illegitimate children and not sons.

1 Kings 3:26-28 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.” Then the king answered and said, “Give the living child to the first woman, and by no means put him to death; she is his mother.” And all Israel heard of the judgment that the king had rendered, and they stood in awe of the king, because they perceived that the wisdom of God was in him to do justice.

Exodus 22:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You shall not mistreat any widow or fatherless child.

Jeremiah 22:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed. And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.

Jeremiah 7:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If you do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, or the widow, or shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not go after other gods to your own harm,

Isaiah 10:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

To turn aside the needy from justice and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!

Psalm 94:5-6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

They crush your people, O Lord, and afflict your heritage. They kill the widow and the sojourner, and murder the fatherless;

Genesis 15:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And behold, the word of the Lord came to him: “This man shall not be your heir; your very own son shall be your heir.”

2 Peter 2:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed.

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

Ezekiel 22:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Father and mother are treated with contempt in you; the sojourner suffers extortion in your midst; the fatherless and the widow are wronged in you.

Proverbs 5:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth,

Exodus 21:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But if there is harm, then you shall pay life for life,

Exodus 21:22-25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“When men strive together and hit a pregnant woman, so that her children come out, but there is no harm, the one who hit her shall surely be fined, as the woman's husband shall impose on him, and he shall pay as the judges determine. But if there is harm, then you shall pay life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

2 Corinthians 7:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And his affection for you is even greater, as he remembers the obedience of you all, how you received him with fear and trembling.

Malachi 3:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Then I will draw near to you for judgment. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, against the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who oppress the hired worker in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, against those who thrust aside the sojourner, and do not fear me, says the Lord of hosts.

Isaiah 65:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

No more shall there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not fill out his days, for the young man shall die a hundred years old, and the sinner a hundred years old shall be accursed.

Deuteronomy 22:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But if the thing is true, that evidence of virginity was not found in the young woman,

Numbers 5:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

May this water that brings the curse pass into your bowels and make your womb swell and your thigh fall away.’ And the woman shall say, ‘Amen, Amen.’

Genesis 18:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will go down to see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry that has come to me. And if not, I will know.”

Genesis 6:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the Lord was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart.

1 John 3:17 ESV / 1 helpful vote

But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?

Philemon 1:20 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Yes, brother, I want some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in Christ.

2 Timothy 3:7 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth.

Philippians 2:1 ESV / 1 helpful vote

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy,

Philippians 1:8 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For God is my witness, how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:16 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth?

2 Corinthians 6:12 ESV / 1 helpful vote

You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your own affections.

1 Corinthians 6:10 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Corinthians 6:9 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,

Romans 9:11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Though they were not yet born and had done nothing either good or bad—in order that God's purpose of election might continue, not because of works but because of him who calls—

Luke 16:23 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And in Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far off and Lazarus at his side.

Luke 1:78 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high

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