100 Bible Verses about Childrens

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Matthew 19:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.

Mark 9:37 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me.”

Proverbs 20:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright.

Psalm 127:3-5 ESV / 13 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.

Colossians 3:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Luke 18:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But Jesus called them to him, saying, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.

Mark 10:13-16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

Proverbs 22:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

Proverbs 17:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.

Proverbs 15:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A fool despises his father's instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is prudent.

Isaiah 54:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children.

Proverbs 29:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

Proverbs 13:24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.

Proverbs 13:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Luke 2:52 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.

Proverbs 29:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

Proverbs 23:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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.”

Proverbs 15:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.

Psalm 8:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger.

Colossians 3:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

Galatians 4:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father.

Galatians 4:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave, though he is the owner of everything,

Luke 18:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

Mark 10:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”

Mark 7:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and your mother’; and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’

Matthew 18:2-6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

Psalm 113:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 6:1-4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Romans 8:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

John 16:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

John 1:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Luke 2:46 ESV / 6 helpful votes

After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

Luke 1:80 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Matthew 21:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying out in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” they were indignant,

Matthew 19:13-15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” And he laid his hands on them and went away.

Matthew 18:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 15:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’

Ezekiel 16:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

That you slaughtered my children and delivered them up as an offering by fire to them?

Isaiah 65:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

They shall not labor in vain or bear children for calamity, for they shall be the offspring of the blessed of the Lord, and their descendants with them.

Isaiah 28:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“To whom will he teach knowledge, and to whom will he explain the message? Those who are weaned from the milk, those taken from the breast?

Proverbs 28:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The one who keeps the law is a son with understanding, but a companion of gluttons shames his father.

Proverbs 23:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.

Proverbs 8:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“And now, O sons, listen to me: blessed are those who keep my ways.

Proverbs 1:8-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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.

Nehemiah 12:43 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And they offered great sacrifices that day and rejoiced, for God had made them rejoice with great joy; the women and children also rejoiced. And the joy of Jerusalem was heard far away.

Nehemiah 8:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he read from it facing the square before the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women and those who could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the Book of the Law.

2 Chronicles 20:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Meanwhile all Judah stood before the Lord, with their little ones, their wives, and their children.

Deuteronomy 6:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

Leviticus 19:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and you shall keep my Sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.

Genesis 47:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Joseph provided his father, his brothers, and all his father's household with food, according to the number of their dependents.

Genesis 46:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then Joseph prepared his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen. He presented himself to him and fell on his neck and wept on his neck a good while.

Genesis 33:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, “Who are these with you?” Jacob said, “The children whom God has graciously given your servant.”

Genesis 30:22-24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb. She conceived and bore a son and said, “God has taken away my reproach.” And she called his name Joseph, saying, “May the Lord add to me another son!”

Genesis 26:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your offspring for my servant Abraham's sake.”

Genesis 21:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I will make a nation of the son of the slave woman also, because he is your offspring.”

Genesis 19:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the men said to Lot, “Have you anyone else here? Sons-in-law, sons, daughters, or anyone you have in the city, bring them out of the place.

Genesis 17:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I will give to you and to your offspring after you the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession, and I will be their God.”

Genesis 17:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your offspring after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.

Genesis 13:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever.

Genesis 12:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built there an altar to the Lord, who had appeared to him.

Genesis 6:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But I will establish my covenant with you, and you shall come into the ark, you, your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives with you.

James 1:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

2 Timothy 3:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

2 Timothy 3:14-15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 6:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Mark 10:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God.

Matthew 21:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And they said to him, “Do you hear what these are saying?” And Jesus said to them, “Yes; have you never read, “‘Out of the mouth of infants and nursing babies you have prepared praise’?”

Matthew 18:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Joel 1:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Tell your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children to another generation.

Proverbs 19:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Discipline your son, for there is hope; do not set your heart on putting him to death.

Proverbs 17:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him.

Proverbs 6:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching.

Proverbs 1:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching,

Psalm 128:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

Hebrews 12:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Ephesians 5:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

Galatians 3:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

1 Corinthians 7:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the unbelieving husband is made holy because of his wife, and the unbelieving wife is made holy because of her husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy.

Acts 16:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”

John 19:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.

John 19:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!”

John 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 16:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

Luke 2:40 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon him.

Matthew 21:15-16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying out in the temple, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” they were indignant, and they said to him, “Do you hear what these are saying?” And Jesus said to them, “Yes; have you never read, “‘Out of the mouth of infants and nursing babies you have prepared praise’?”

Matthew 5:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 4 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.”

Isaiah 43:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you.

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