Bible Verses about Babies

Bible Verses to Celebrate a New Baby or Baby Shower

Congratulate a new, or soon-to-be, birth with encouraging Bible verses celebrating the joy of having a baby! Scripture tells us that children are a blessing and heritage from the Lord to be praised as truly a gift from God. Find the best Bible verse for a baby in the collection of scriptures below:

"Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward." (Psalm 127:3)

"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." (Psalm 139:13-14)

Jeremiah 1:5 NIV

5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations."

Read Jeremiah 1

Psalm 127:3-5 NIV

3 Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. 4 Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one's youth. 5 Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their opponents in court.

Read Psalm 127

Psalm 139:13-16 NIV

13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. 16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.

Read Psalm 139

John 16:21 NIV

21 A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.

Read John 16

Matthew 19:14 NIV

14 Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

Read Matthew 19

James 1:17 NIV

17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

Read James 1

Proverbs 22:6 NIV

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

Read Proverbs 22

Ephesians 6:4 NIV

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

Read Ephesians 6

Galatians 1:15 NIV

15 But when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me by his grace, was pleased

Read Galatians 1

Proverbs 17:6 NIV

6 Children's children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.

Read Proverbs 17

Luke 1:14 NIV

14 He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth,

Read Luke 1

Psalm 8:2 NIV

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

Read Psalm 8

Ecclesiastes 11:5 NIV

5 As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother's womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things.

Read Ecclesiastes 11

Isaiah 54:13 NIV

13 All your children will be taught by the Lord, and great will be their peace.

Read Isaiah 54

Mark 9:36-37 NIV

36 He took a little child whom he placed among them. Taking the child in his arms, he said to them, 37 "Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."

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