13 Scriptures on Abortion (ESV)

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  1. Psalm 139:13,15 - "For you formed my inward parts;..."
  2. Psalm 139:13,15 - "My frame was not hidden from..."
  3. Matthew 7:12 - ""So whatever you wish that others..."
  4. Galatians 1:15 - "But when he who had set..."
  5. John 10:10 - "The thief comes only to steal..."
  6. Jeremiah 1:5 - ""Before I formed you in the..."
  7. Matthew 19:18 - "He said to him, "Which ones?"..."
  8. Psalm 127:3 - "Behold, children are a heritage from..."
  9. Genesis 1:28 - "And God blessed them. And God..."
  10. Genesis 1:27 - "So God created man in his..."
  11. Job 31:15 - "Did not he who made me..."
  12. Psalm 22:10-11 - "On you was I cast from..."
  13. Genesis 9:5-6 - "And for your lifeblood I will..."

1. Psalm 139:13,15

13 For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

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2. Psalm 139:13,15

15 My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.

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3. Matthew 7:12

12 "So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

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4. Galatians 1:15

15 But when he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace,

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5. John 10:10

10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

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6. Jeremiah 1:5

5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations."

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7. Matthew 19:18

18 He said to him, "Which ones?" And Jesus said, "You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness,

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8. Psalm 127:3

3 Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.

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9. Genesis 1:28

28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

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10. Genesis 1:27

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

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11. Job 31:15

15 Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

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12. Psalm 22:10-11

10 On you was I cast from my birth, and from my mother's womb you have been my God. 11 Be not far from me, for trouble is near, and there is none to help.

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13. Genesis 9:5-6

5 And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. 6 "Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 139:13,15
  2. Psalm 139:13,15
  3. Psalm 127:3
  4. Psalm 22:10-11
  5. Genesis 1:27
  6. Genesis 1:28
  7. Genesis 9:5-6
  8. Job 31:15
  9. Jeremiah 1:5
  10. Matthew 7:12
  11. Matthew 19:18
  12. John 10:10
  13. Galatians 1:15

Psalm 139:13,15

13 For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

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Psalm 139:13,15

15 My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth.

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Psalm 127:3

3 Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.

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Psalm 22:10-11

10 On you was I cast from my birth, and from my mother's womb you have been my God. 11 Be not far from me, for trouble is near, and there is none to help.

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Genesis 1:27

27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

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Genesis 1:28

28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

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Genesis 9:5-6

5 And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. 6 "Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.

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Job 31:15

15 Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?

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Jeremiah 1:5

5 "Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations."

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Matthew 7:12

12 "So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

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Matthew 19:18

18 He said to him, "Which ones?" And Jesus said, "You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness,

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John 10:10

10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

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Galatians 1:15

15 But when he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace,

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