5 Bible Verses about Playing

Zechariah 8:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in its streets.

Galatians 4:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In the same way we also, when we were children, were enslaved to the elementary principles of the world.

1 Corinthians 10:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not be idolaters as some of them were; as it is written, “The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.”

Proverbs 22:6-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender. Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his fury will fail. Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.

Exodus 32:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And they rose up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings. And the people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.

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