31 Bible Verses About Children's Love (ESV)

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  1. Psalm 127:3 - "Behold, children are a heritage from..."
  2. Genesis 33:5 - "And when Esau lifted up his..."
  3. Exodus 20:12 - ""Honor your father and your mother,..."
  4. Deuteronomy 6:7 - "You shall teach them diligently to..."
  5. Deuteronomy 4:40 - "Therefore you shall keep his statutes..."
  6. Proverbs 22:6 - "Train up a child in the..."
  7. Proverbs 1:8-9 - "Hear, my son, your father's instruction,..."
  8. Proverbs 17:6 - "Grandchildren are the crown of the..."
  9. Psalm 8:2 - "Out of the mouth of babes..."
  10. Isaiah 54:13 - "All your children shall be taught..."
  11. Psalm 37:26 - "He is ever lending generously, and..."
  12. Psalm 115:14 - "May the LORD give you increase,..."
  13. Psalm 127:4 - "Like arrows in the hand of..."
  14. 2 Timothy 3:14-15 - "But as for you, continue in..."
  15. Proverbs 13:24 - "Whoever spares the rod hates his..."
  16. Proverbs 22:15 - "Folly is bound up in the..."
  17. Matthew 18:2-6 - "And calling to him a child,..."
  18. Colossians 3:20 - "Children, obey your parents in everything,..."
  19. John 16:21 - "When a woman is giving birth,..."
  20. Mark 10:16 - "And he took them in his..."
  21. Luke 6:35 - "But love your enemies, and do..."
  22. John 12:36 - "While you have the light, believe..."
  23. Romans 8:14 - "For all who are led by..."
  24. Romans 8:19 - "For the creation waits with eager..."
  25. Ephesians 5:8 - "for at one time you were..."
  26. Ephesians 6:1 - "Children, obey your parents in the..."
  27. Romans 8:16 - "The Spirit himself bears witness with..."
  28. Ephesians 5:1 - "Therefore be imitators of God, as..."
  29. Romans 8:17 - "and if children, then heirs--heirs of..."
  30. Galatians 3:26 - "for in Christ Jesus you are..."
  31. Ephesians 6:4 - "Fathers, do not provoke your children..."

1. Psalm 127:3

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

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2. Genesis 33:5

5 And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, "Who are these with you?" Jacob said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant."

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3. Exodus 20:12

12 "Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

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4. Deuteronomy 6:7

7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

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5. Deuteronomy 4:40

40 Therefore you shall keep his statutes and his commandments, which I command you today, that it may go well with you and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land that the LORD your God is giving you for all time."

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6. Proverbs 22:6

6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

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7. Proverbs 1:8-9

8 Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching, 9 for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.

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8. Proverbs 17:6

6 Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.

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9. Psalm 8:2

2 Out of the mouth of babes and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger.

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10. Isaiah 54:13

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

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11. Psalm 37:26

26 He is ever lending generously, and his children become a blessing.

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12. Psalm 115:14

14 May the LORD give you increase, you and your children!

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13. Psalm 127:4

4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth.

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14. 2 Timothy 3:14-15

14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it 15 and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

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15. Proverbs 13:24

24 Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

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16. Proverbs 22:15

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

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17. Matthew 18:2-6

2 And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them 3 and said, "Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 "Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, 6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

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18. Colossians 3:20

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

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19. John 16:21

21 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.

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20. Mark 10:16

16 And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

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21. Luke 6:35

35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

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22. John 12:36

36 While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light."When Jesus had said these things, he departed and hid himself from them.

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23. Romans 8:14

14 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

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24. Romans 8:19

19 For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.

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25. Ephesians 5:8

8 for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

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26. Ephesians 6:1

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

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27. Romans 8:16

16 The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

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28. Ephesians 5:1

1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

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29. Romans 8:17

17 and if children, then heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.

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30. Galatians 3:26

26 for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

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31. Ephesians 6:4

4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 127:3
  2. Psalm 8:2
  3. Psalm 37:26
  4. Psalm 115:14
  5. Psalm 127:4
  6. Genesis 33:5
  7. Exodus 20:12
  8. Deuteronomy 4:40
  9. Deuteronomy 6:7
  10. Proverbs 1:8-9
  11. Proverbs 13:24
  12. Proverbs 17:6
  13. Proverbs 22:6
  14. Proverbs 22:15
  15. Isaiah 54:13
  16. Matthew 18:2-6
  17. Mark 10:16
  18. Luke 6:35
  19. John 12:36
  20. John 16:21
  21. Romans 8:14
  22. Romans 8:16
  23. Romans 8:17
  24. Romans 8:19
  25. Galatians 3:26
  26. Ephesians 5:1
  27. Ephesians 5:8
  28. Ephesians 6:1
  29. Ephesians 6:4
  30. Colossians 3:20
  31. 2 Timothy 3:14-15

Psalm 127:3

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

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Psalm 8:2

2 Out of the mouth of babes and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger.

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Psalm 37:26

26 He is ever lending generously, and his children become a blessing.

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Psalm 115:14

14 May the LORD give you increase, you and your children!

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Psalm 127:4

4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one's youth.

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Genesis 33:5

5 And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, "Who are these with you?" Jacob said, "The children whom God has graciously given your servant."

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Exodus 20:12

12 "Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

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Deuteronomy 4:40

40 Therefore you shall keep his statutes and his commandments, which I command you today, that it may go well with you and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land that the LORD your God is giving you for all time."

View on BibleGateway

Deuteronomy 6:7

7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

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Proverbs 1:8-9

8 Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching, 9 for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.

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Proverbs 13:24

24 Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

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Proverbs 17:6

6 Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.

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Proverbs 22:6

6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

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Proverbs 22:15

15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

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Isaiah 54:13

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

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Matthew 18:2-6

2 And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them 3 and said, "Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. 5 "Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, 6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.

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Mark 10:16

16 And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

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Luke 6:35

35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

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John 12:36

36 While you have the light, believe in the light, that you may become sons of light."When Jesus had said these things, he departed and hid himself from them.

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John 16:21

21 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.

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Romans 8:14

14 For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

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Romans 8:16

16 The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

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Romans 8:17

17 and if children, then heirs--heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.

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Romans 8:19

19 For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.

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Galatians 3:26

26 for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

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Ephesians 5:1

1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

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Ephesians 5:8

8 for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

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Ephesians 6:1

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

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Ephesians 6:4

4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

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Colossians 3:20

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

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2 Timothy 3:14-15

14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it 15 and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

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