We hope these encouraging Bible verses for mothers helps highlight for you much of what Scripture has to say about motherhood. So much of being a Christ-like mother means taking on Jesus’ nature, His approach to life. If there is one thing that is clear about Jesus and His message, it was to love-love unconditionally through His strength and guidance.
These Bible verses for mothers are perfect for Mother’s Day, for a boost of encouragement, and for help in becoming a more Christ-filled mother.
We hope this list of scripture for mothers helps you see the beauty of God’s message to mothers and women as you celebrate what they have done in your life. This list of scripture for mothers has been hand-selected to provide just a sample of what the Bible has to say about the amazing women in our life, and we hope that is inspiring and helps shape your thoughts about motherhood.
We only need to first look at the powerful example Jesus showed in caring for His own mother to see the tremendous value God places on women and mothers. But throughout the Bible, we find stories about the amazing women and mothers that God used to bring about His plan of redemption fulfilled in Jesus. We hope this list of scripture for mothers gives you better insight into how we can honor and love mothers through the wisdom God has provided.
You can include selections from this list of scripture for mothers in your cards, letters or emails, or use them as inspiration for other gifts. We’ve created graphics for each Scripture that are great for sharing with mothers and others in your life.
Bible Verses For Mothers
Proverbs 31:25 NIV
She is clothed with strength and dignity;
she can laugh at the days to come.
Genesis 3:20 NIV
Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living.
Proverbs 31:26 NIV She speaks with wisdom,
and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
Luke 2:51b NIV
his mother treasured all these things in her heart.
Deuteronomy 6:6-7 NIV
These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Psalm 139:13 NIV
For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
Proverbs 31:31 NIV
Honor her for all that her hands have done,
and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
Psalm 139:14 NIV
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.
Ephesians 4:32 NIV
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
3 John 1:4 NIV
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
Proverbs 22:6 NIV
Start children off on the way they should go,
and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
John 15:13 NIV
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
More Bible Verses For Mothers
1 Corinthians 13:4-8a NIV
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.
1 Corinthians 13:13 NIV
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Romans 12:9-10 NIV
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
1 John 4:19 NIV
We love because he first loved us.
Galatians 5:22-23 NLT
But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!
Romans 13:8 NLT
Owe nothing to anyone—except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God’s law.
1 Corinthians 16:14 NIV
Do everything in love
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