Bible Verses for Mother's Day

Here are some of the best Bible verses to show appreciation for mothers, perfect for Mother's Day. Use these scripture quotes to in a greeting card to share your love and gratitude this holiday! May the Word of God remind them of their sacred role in raising children and blessing the household. God bless all of the Mothers in the world for the love and guidance they provide.

Proverbs 31:25-28 NIV

25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. 26 She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. 27 She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. 28 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:

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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.

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Exodus 20:12 NIV

12 "Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

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Isaiah 49:15 NIV

15 "Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!

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Proverbs 6:20 NIV

20 My son, keep your father's command and do not forsake your mother's teaching.

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Proverbs 23:22-24 NIV

22 Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. 23 Buy the truth and do not sell it- wisdom, instruction and insight as well. 24 The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.

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1 Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

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Deuteronomy 5:16 NIV

16 "Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

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Psalm 113:9 NIV

9 He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the Lord.

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Proverbs 1:8 NIV

8 Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.

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