Bible Verses About Children

Children.
    Christ was an example to  Lu 2:51; Joh 19:26,27
    Are a gift from God  Ge 33:5; Ps 127:3
    Are capable of glorifying God  Ps 8:2; 148:12,13; Mt 21:15,16
    Should be
      Brought to Christ.  Mr 10:13-16
      Brought early to the house of God.  1Sa 1:24
      Instructed in the ways of God.  De 31:12,13; Pr 22:6
      Judiciously trained.  Pr 22:15; 29:17; Eph 6:4
    Should
      Obey God.  De 30:2
      Fear God.  Pr 24:21
      Remember God.  Ec 12:1
      Attend to parental teaching.  Pr 1:8,9
      Honour parents.  Ex 20:12; Heb 12:9
      Fear parents.  Le 19:3
      Obey parents.  Pr 6:20; Eph 6:1
      Take care of parents.  1Ti 5:4
      Honour the aged.  Le 19:32; 1Pe 5:5
      Not imitate bad parents.  Eze 20:18
    An heritage from the Lord  Ps 113:9; 127:3
    Not to have
      Considered an affliction.  Ge 15:2,3; Jer 22:30
      A reproach in Israel.  1Sa 1:6,7; Lu 1:25
    Anxiety of the Jews for  Ge 30:1; 1Sa 1:5,8
    Often prayed for  1Sa 1:10,11; Lu 1:13
    Often given in answer to prayer  Ge 25:21; 1Sa 1:27; Lu 1:13
    Treatment of, after birth, noticed  Eze 16:4
    Mostly nursed by the mothers  1Sa 1:22; 1Ki 3:21; Ps 22:9; Song 8:1
    Weaning of, a time of joy and feasting  Ge 21:8; 1Sa 1:24
    Circumcised on the eighth day  Php 3:5
    Named at circumcision  Lu 1:59; 2:21
    Were named
      After relatives.  Lu 1:59,61
      From remarkable events.  Ge 21:3,6; 18:13; Ex 2:10; 18:3,4
      From circumstances connected with their birth.  Ge 25:25,26; 35:18; 1Ch 4:9
      Often by God.  Isa 8:3; Ho 1:4,6,9
      Often numerous.  2Ki 10:1; 1Ch 4:27
      Numerous, considered an especial blessing.  Ps 115:14; 127:4,5
      Sometimes born when parents were old.  Ge 15:3,6; 17:17; Lu 1:18
    Male
      If first born, belonged to God and were redeemed.  Ex 13:12,13,15
      Birth of, announced to the father by a messenger.  Jer 20:15
      Under the care of tutors, till they came of age.  2Ki 10:1; Ga 4:1,2
      Usefully employed.  1Sa 9:3; 17:15
      Inherited the possessions of their father.  De 21:16,17; Lu 12:13,14
      Received the blessing of their father before his death.  Ge 27:1-4; 48:15; 49:1-33
    Female
      Taken care of by nurses.  Ge 35:8
      Usefully employed.  Ge 24:13; Ex 2:16
      Inherited property in default of sons.  Nu 27:1-8; Jos 17:1-6
    Fondness and care of mothers for  Ex 2:2-10; 1Sa 2:19; 1Ki 3:27; Isa 49:15; 1Th 2:7,8
    Of God's people, holy  Ezr 9:2; 1Co 7:14
    Of God's people, interested in the promises  De 29:29; Ac 2:39
    Prosperity of, greatly depended on obedience of parents  De 4:40; 12:25,28; Ps 128:1-3
    Frequently bore the curse of parents  Ex 20:5; Ps 109:9,10
    Were required
      To honour their parents.  Ex 20:12
      To attend to instruction.  De 4:9; 11:19
      To submit to discipline.  Pr 29:17; Heb 12:9
      To respect the aged.  Le 19:32
    Mode of giving public instruction to  Lu 2:46; Ac 22:3
    Power of parents over, during the patriarchal age  Ge 9:24,25; 21:14; 38:24
    Often wicked and rebellious  2Ki 2:23
    Rebellious, punished by the civil power  Ex 21:15-17; De 21:18-21
    Sometimes devoted their property to avoid supporting parents  Mt 15:5; Mr 7:11,12
    Could demand their portion during father's life  Lu 15:12
    Amusements of  Zec 8:5; Mt 11:16,17
    Casting out of weak, &c alluded to  Eze 16:5
    Inhuman practice of offering to idols  2Ki 17:31; 2Ch 28:3; 33:6
    Illegitimate
      Had no inheritance.  Ge 21:10,14; Ga 4:30
      Not cared for by the father.  Heb 12:8
      Excluded from the congregation.  De 23:2
      Sometimes sent away with gifts.  Ge 25:6
      Despised by their brethren.  Jdj 11:2
    Destruction of, a punishment  Le 26:22; Eze 9:6; Lu 19:44
    Grief occasioned by loss of  Ge 37:35; 44:27-29; 2Sa 13:37; Jer 6:26; 31:15
    Resignation manifested at loss of  Le 10:19,20; 2Sa 12:18-23; Job 1:19-21