30 Bible Verses About Children

One of my favorite Bible verses about children is Psalms 127:3, “Children are a gift from the Lord, the fruit of  the womb a reward.” Can the Lord make it any simpler?

Children are always a blessing! They are filled with such joy and laughter. Children are so fragile from the beginning, motivating us to protect them and nurture them.

These wonderful little ones are beautiful, full of happiness, and are a radiant bright light in this world of darkness.  No matter where you are in the world, or what your background is, children are a gift from God. 

Children remind us to live more, trust more, laugh more, and seek the love of our Heavenly Father more. God calls us His children, because the love of a child is so precious and fragile, that we should protect it and defend it.

May these Bible verses about children bring a smile to your face knowing that all children are a blessing, and that God loves all of His little children. God Bless You Abundantly!

30 Bible Verses About Children

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Old Testament Bible Verses About Children:

They are the children God has graciously given your servant.

~ Genesis 33:5

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

~ Exodus 20:12

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.

~ Deuteronomy 6:7

Keep his decrees and commands, which I am giving you today, so that it may go well with you and your children after you and that you may live long in the land the LORD your God gives you for all time.

~ Deuteronomy 4:40

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

~ Psalm 8:2

Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.

~ Psalm 127:3

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

~ Proverbs 22:6

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far away.

~ Proverbs 22:15

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

~ Proverbs 1:8-9

All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace
of your children.

~ Isaiah 54:13

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

~ Proverbs 17:6

They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.

~ Psalm 37:26

May the LORD cause you to flourish, both you and your children.

~ Psalm 115:14

Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one's youth.

~ Psalm 127:4

Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.

~ Proverbs 13:24

New Testament Bible Verses About Children:

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

~ 2 Timothy 3:14-15

He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.”

~ Matthew 18:2-6

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

~ Colossians 3:20

When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

~ John 16:21

And He took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.

~ Mark 10:16

But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the
Most High.

~ Luke 6:35

Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become
children of light.”

~ John 12:36

For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.

~ Romans 8:14

The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.

~Romans 8:16

Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

~ Romans 8:17

For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.

~Romans 8:19

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith,

~ Galatians 3:26

Follow God's example, therefore, as dearly loved children.

~ Ephesians 5:1

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as
children of light.

~ Ephesians 5:8

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

~ Ephesians 6:1

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

~ Ephesians 6:4

Which of these Bible verses about children is your go-to? Share your favorite scripture with us!

Which one speaks directly to your heart?



This post currently has one comment.

  1. Denise Ola
    July 11, 2017

    Isaiah 54:13 and Psalm 37:26.
    As I look at what we face in this fallen world today, I take great comfort in knowing that my children will be a blessing to others. The fruit of their labor beyond what I can imagine. And, in the mistakes I’ve made in my parenting journey I can rest in the truth that God teaches them and he gives them peace which heals the wounds I may have caused.
    My children don’t belong to me. They are His and I am one of His tools to shape and prepare them to bless others for His name’s sake!

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