13 Bible Verses about The Sanctity Of Life

Matthew 5:21-22 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 29 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.”

Genesis 9:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.

Exodus 20:13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“You shall not murder.

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV / 16 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.

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 49:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Luke 12:6-7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Job 31:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

Isaiah 49:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And now the Lord says, he who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob back to him; and that Israel might be gathered to him— for I am honored in the eyes of the Lord, and my God has become my strength—

Genesis 50:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

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