10 Bible Verses for Mother’s Day 2024

Mother’s Day is a time to honor the incredible women who shape our lives. The Bible has many verses that highlight the greatness of motherhood.

Mothers day Bible verses

From the very beginning of creation, mothers have played a pivotal role in nurturing and shaping their families. Their love, sacrifice, and strength are celebrated throughout Scripture.

Think of Eve, the first mother, tasked with raising humanity alongside Adam (Genesis 3:20). The Proverbs 31 passage paints a vivid picture of a virtuous woman, strong and capable, who cares for her household with wisdom and grace (Proverbs 31:10-31). Then there’s Hannah, whose fervent prayer for a child exemplifies a mother’s unwavering love and devotion (1 Samuel 1:9-28). The Bible doesn’t shy away from the challenges of motherhood either. We see mothers filled with worry, like Jochebed, hiding her baby Moses to protect him from harm (Exodus 2:1-4).

Even Jesus himself honored his mother, Mary. On the cross, wracked with pain, he ensured her care was entrusted to the Apostle John (John 19:26-27).

This act of tenderness speaks volumes about the importance of mothers and the love they deserve. So, as you celebrate Mother’s Day, take time to reflect on the verses that resonate with your own mother’s journey.

10 Bible Verses for Mother’s Day

  • Proverbs 31:26
    “She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.”
  • Proverbs 31:28
    “Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.”
  • Proverbs 31:30
    “Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.”
  • Exodus 20:12
    “Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.”
  • Isaiah 66:13
    “As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”
  • Proverbs 23:25
    “Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.”
  • Ephesians 6:2-3
    “Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.”
  • Proverbs 6:20
    “My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother.”
  • 1 Timothy 5:14
    “I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.”
  • Psalm 127:3
    “Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.”

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