Thursday, May 17, 2012

Bible verses about children

Genesis 30:1
„When Rachel saw that she was not bearing Jacob any children, she became jealous of her sister. So she said to Jacob, “Give me children, or I’ll die!”

Genesis 30:2
„Jacob became angry with her and said, “Am I in the place of God, who has kept you from having children?”

Exodus 20:5
„You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me...“

Leviticus 18:21
“‘Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molek, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the LORD.“

Deuteronomy 4:9
„Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.“

Deuteronomy 30:19
“This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live.”

Deuteronomy 32:46
“…he said to them, “Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully all the words of this law.”

Ezra 9:12
“Therefore, do not give your daughters in marriage to their sons or take their daughters for your sons. Do not seek a treaty of friendship with them at any time, that you may be strong and eat the good things of the land and leave it to your children as an everlasting inheritance.”

Nehemiah 9:23
“You made their children as numerous as the stars in the sky, and you brought them into the land that you told their parents to enter and possess.”

Job 1:5
“When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, “Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.” This was Job’s regular custom.”

Job 42:16
“After this, Job lived a hundred and forty years; he saw his children and their children to the fourth generation.”

Psalm 8:2
“Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.”

Psalm 37:25
“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.”

Psalm 37:26
“They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.”

Psalm 103:13
“As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him…”

Psalm 103:17
“But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children…”

Psalm 127:3
“Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.”

Psalm 127:4
“Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.”

Proverbs 13:24
“Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.”

Proverbs 14:26
“Whoever fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge.”

Proverbs 20:11
“Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?”

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

Proverbs 29:17
“Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.”

Jeremiah 31:29
“In those days people will no longer say, ‘The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.’

Hosea 1:10
“Yet the Israelites will be like the sand on the seashore, which cannot be measured or counted. In the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ they will be called ‘children of the living God.”

Malachi 4:6
“He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the land with total destruction.”

Matthew 5:9
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”

Matthew 5:45
“…that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.”

Matthew 7:11
“If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!”

Matthew 18:3
“And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”

1 Corinthians 14:20
“Brothers and sisters, stop thinking like children. In regard to evil be infants, but in your thinking be adults.”

Galatians 3:26
“So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith…”

Ephesians 6:1
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.”

Ephesians 6:4
“Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.”

Hebrews 12:7
“Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father?”

1 Peter 1:14
“As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.”

1 John 5:2
“This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands.”

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