Bible Verses for Mother's Day

Bible Verses for Mother's Day

Mother's Day gives us all an opportunity to love the women who have cared for us and raised us. In addition to flowers and thoughtful gifts, words of blessing and love can convey the feeling you want to share. That's why Bible verses for Mother's Day offer the best words to encourage your mom!

Whether you are looking to shower your biological mom or a spiritual mother, we have collected some of the best Bible verses to show appreciation for mothers. Use these scripture quotes 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 their love and guidance.

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Best Mother's Day Bible Verses for Honoring Moms

A Mother's Day Blessing Prayer Heavenly Father, I speak this prayer to you now in gratitude and praise for the gift of mothers. My mother, those of my friends, relatives, those I’ll never know, all mothers. Thank you for the role they play in the family unit. Thank you for their teachings, their wisdom, their patience, and understanding. Thank you for the physical, emotional, and spiritual gifts they possess. I pray that you help mothers all across the world to be a blessing upon their children. Whether delivering affirmation or discipline, I pray that you help every word and action to be done in love. And I pray that children throughout the world would take time to honor their mothers, that you would show them how to uniquely do so. Amen. (from Mother's Day Prayers)

Browse Bible verses for Mother's Day to sign their card with or read your favorites over the phone for this year's holiday. We love you mom!

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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.

Read Proverbs 22

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!

Read Isaiah 49

Ephesians 6:1-3 NIV

1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 "Honor your father and mother"-which is the first commandment with a promise- 3 "so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."

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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 1:8-9 NIV

8 Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. 9 They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.

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Proverbs 14:1-2 NIV

1 The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. 2 Whoever fears the Lord walks uprightly, but those who despise him are devious in their ways.

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Proverbs 29:15 NIV

15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom, but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.

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Proverbs 23:22-25 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. 25 May your father and mother rejoice; may she who gave you birth be joyful!

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Psalm 127:3 NIV

3 Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.

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Isaiah 66:13 NIV

13 As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem."

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Leviticus 19:3 NIV

3 " 'Each of you must respect your mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the Lord your God.

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Psalm 139:13 NIV

13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb.

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Ephesians 4:32 NIV

32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

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Acts 16:31 NIV

31 They replied, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved-you and your household."

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1 Corinthians 13:13 NIV

13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

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Galatians 5:22-23 NIV

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

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Luke 2:51 NIV

51 Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart.

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Psalm 139:13-14 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.

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1 Peter 3:4 NIV

4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight.

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