39 Bible Verses about Conception

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV / 35 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.

Genesis 30:22 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb.

Genesis 25:21 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And Isaac prayed to the Lord for his wife, because she was barren. And the Lord granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Exodus 23:26 ESV / 20 helpful votes

None shall miscarry or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.

Psalm 113:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Psalm 127:3-5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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.

Deuteronomy 7:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

You shall be blessed above all peoples. There shall not be male or female barren among you or among your livestock.

Luke 1:31-35 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.” And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?” And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

Judges 13:3-24 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And the angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “Behold, you are barren and have not borne children, but you shall conceive and bear a son. Therefore be careful and drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean, for behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb, and he shall begin to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.” Then the woman came and told her husband, “A man of God came to me, and his appearance was like the appearance of the angel of God, very awesome. I did not ask him where he was from, and he did not tell me his name, but he said to me, ‘Behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. So then drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb to the day of his death.’” ...

1 Samuel 1:20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And in due time Hannah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Samuel, for she said, “I have asked for him from the Lord.”

Genesis 1:28 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”

Luke 1:36 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And behold, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son, and this is the sixth month with her who was called barren.

1 Samuel 1:19 ESV / 13 helpful votes

They rose early in the morning and worshiped before the Lord; then they went back to their house at Ramah. And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the Lord remembered her.

Genesis 21:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to Sarah as he had promised.

Luke 1:25 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Thus the Lord has done for me in the days when he looked on me, to take away my reproach among people.”

Luke 1:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

After these days his wife Elizabeth conceived, and for five months she kept herself hidden, saying,

Psalm 92:12-14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the Lord; they flourish in the courts of our God. They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green,

Genesis 21:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Malachi 2:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Did he not make them one, with a portion of the Spirit in their union? And what was the one God seeking? Godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and let none of you be faithless to the wife of your youth.

Luke 1:39-44 ESV / 8 helpful votes

In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country, to a town in Judah, and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 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! And why is this granted to me that the mother of my Lord should come to me? ...

Song of Solomon 4:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Your teeth are like a flock of shorn ewes that have come up from the washing, all of which bear twins, and not one among them has lost its young.

Job 10:8-12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Your hands fashioned and made me, and now you have destroyed me altogether. Remember that you have made me like clay; and will you return me to the dust? Did you not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese? You clothed me with skin and flesh, and knit me together with bones and sinews. You have granted me life and steadfast love, and your care has preserved my spirit.

Luke 23:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren and the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!’

Luke 1:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.

Psalm 51:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Luke 1:44 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For behold, when the sound of your greeting came to my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.

Luke 1:41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 1:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.

Job 5:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You shall know also that your offspring shall be many, and your descendants as the grass of the earth.

John 1:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Matthew 1:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

Lamentations 2:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Look, O Lord, and see! With whom have you dealt thus? Should women eat the fruit of their womb, the children of their tender care? Should priest and prophet be killed in the sanctuary of the Lord?

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Acts 7:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He dealt shrewdly with our race and forced our fathers to expose their infants, so that they would not be kept alive.

Luke 1:58 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her.

Genesis 25:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If it is thus, why is this happening to me?” So she went to inquire of the Lord.

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