49 Bible Verses for Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mother’s Day with beautiful Bible verses. Find Bible verses for celebrating Mother’s Day. Write a Mother’s Day card and tuck a sweet verse inside. Give Moms and Grandmas a memory to cherish.

Mother’s Day Bible Verses

 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. Proverbs 31:28 NIV

Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 NLT

Honor your father and mother, as the Lord your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you. Deuteronomy 5:15 NLT

You brought me safely from my mother’s womb and led me to trust you at my mother’s breast. Psalm 22:9 NLT

Even if my father and mother abandon me, the Lord will hold me close. Psalm 27:10 NLT

I was sad, as though they were my friends or family, as if I were grieving for my own mother. Psalm 35:14 NLT

You sit around and slander your brother— your own mother’s son. Psalm 50:20 NLT

For I was born a sinner— yes, from the moment my mother conceived me. Psalm 51:5 NLT

Yes, you have been with me from birth; from my mother’s womb you have cared for me. No wonder I am always praising you! Psalm 71:6 NLT

He gives the childless woman a family, making her a happy mother. Praise the Lord! Psalm 113:9 NLT

You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Psalm 139:13 NLT

More Mother’s Day Bible Verses

My child, listen when your father corrects you. Don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. Proverbs 1:8 NLT

For I, too, was once my father’s son, tenderly loved as my mother’s only child. Proverbs 4:3 NLT

My son, obey your father’s commands, and don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. Proverbs 6:20 NLT

A wise child brings joy to a father; a foolish child brings grief to a mother. Proverbs 10:1 NLT

Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother. Proverbs 15:20 NLT

Children who mistreat their father or chase away their mother are an embarrassment and a public disgrace. Proverbs 19:26 NLT

If you insult your father or mother, your light will be snuffed out in total darkness. Proverbs 20:20 NLT

Listen to your father, who gave you life, and don’t despise your mother when she is old. Proverbs 23:22 NLT

So give your father and mother joy! May she who gave you birth be happy. Proverbs 23:25 NLT

Anyone who steals from his father and mother and says, “What’s wrong with that?” is no better than a murderer. Proverbs 28:24 NLT

To discipline a child produces wisdom, but a mother is disgraced by an undisciplined child. Proverbs 29:15 NLT

Just as you cannot understand the path of the wind or the mystery of a tiny baby growing in its mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the activity of God, who does all things. Ecclesiastes 11:5 NLT

Anyone who dishonors father or mother must be put to death. Exodus 21:17 NLT

Then the king said, “Do not kill the child, but give him to the woman who wants him to live, for she is his mother!” 1 Kings 3:27 NLT

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young. Isaiah 40:11 NLT

Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne? But even if that were possible, I would not forget you! Isaiah 49:15 NLT

I will comfort you there in Jerusalem as a mother comforts her child. Isaiah 66:13 NLT

I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations. Jeremiah 1:5 NLT

For I will bring them from the north and from the distant corners of the earth. I will not forget the blind and lame, the expectant mothers and women in labor. A great company will return! Jeremiah 31:8 NLT

Everyone who makes up proverbs will say of you, ‘Like mother, like daughter.’ Ezekiel 16:44 NLT

What is your mother? A lioness among lions! She lay down among the young lions and reared her cubs. Ezekiel 19:2 NLT

Your mother was like a vine planted by the water’s edge. It had lush, green foliage because of the abundant water. Ezekiel 19:10 NLT

They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 NLT

If you love your father or mother more than you love me, you are not worthy of being mine; or if you love your son or daughter more than me, you are not worthy of being mine. Matthew 10:37 NLT

Jesus asked, “Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?” Then he pointed to his disciples and said, “Look, these are my mother and brothers. Anyone who does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother! Matthew 12:48-50 NLT

(Jesus said) “Honor your father and mother. Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Matthew 19:19 NLT

 Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.19 Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 11:18-19 NIV

Then the dead boy sat up and began to talk! And Jesus gave him back to his mother. Luke 7:15 NLT

It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and several other women who told the apostles what had happened. Luke 24:10 NLT

Bible Verses For Mother’s Day

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 NIV

If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.” Ephesians 6:3 NLT

Treat older women as you would your mother, and treat younger women with all purity as you would your own sisters. 1 Timothy 5:2 NLT

The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. Psalm 103:13 NLT

I will make you my wife forever, showing you righteousness and justice, unfailing love and compassion. Hosea 2:19 NLT

You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate. Luke 6:36 NLT

If someone has enough money to live well and sees a brother or sister in need but shows no compassion—how can God’s love be in that person? 1 John 3:17 NLT

All who are victorious will inherit all these blessings, and I will be their God, and they will be my children. Revelation 21:7 NLT

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Children born to a young man are like arrows in a warrior’s hands. How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them! He will not be put to shame when he confronts his accusers at the city gates. Psalm 127:3-5 NLT

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