Kids Bible Verses

The Bible has plenty to say about children. Here is a comprehensive list of bible verses about children. Scriptures are taken from the NIrV. 

Old Testament Bible Verses

Genesis 1:28
God blessed them. He said to them, "Have children and increase your numbers. Fill the earth and bring it under your control. Rule over the fish in the waters and the birds of the air. Rule over every living creature that moves on the ground."

Genesis 9:1
Then God gave his blessing to Noah and his sons. He said to them, "Have children and increase your numbers. Fill the earth.

Exodus 12:24
"Obey all of these directions. It's a law for you and your children after you for all time to come.

Exodus 22:22
"Do not take advantage of widows. Do not take advantage of children whose fathers have died.

Deuteronomy 4:9
Don't be careless. Instead, be very careful. Don't forget the things your eyes have seen. As long as you live, don't let them slip from your mind. Teach them to your children and their children after them.

Deuteronomy 4:40
I'm giving you his rules and commands today. Obey them. Then things will go well with you and your children after you. You will live a long time in the land. The Lord your God is giving you the land for all time to come.

Deuteronomy 6:2
Then you, your children and their children after them will have respect for the Lord your God as long as you live. Keep all of his rules and commands I'm giving you. If you do, you will enjoy long life.

Deuteronomy 8:5
Here is what I want you to know in your hearts. The Lord your God trains you, just as parents train their children.

Psalm 34:11
My children, come. Listen to me. I will teach you to have respect for the Lord.

Psalm 37:26
The godly are always giving and lending freely. Their children will be blessed.

Psalm 72:4
The king will stand up for those who are hurting. He will save the children of those who are in need. He will crush those who beat others down.

Psalm 90:16
Show us your mighty acts. Let our children see your glorious power.

Psalm 115:14
May the Lord give you many children. May he give them to you and to your children after you.

Psalm 127:3
Children are a gift from the Lord. They are a reward from him.

Psalm 131:2
I have made myself calm and content like a young child in its mother's arms. Deep down inside me, I am as content as a young child.

Psalm 145:4
Parents will praise your works to their children. They will tell about your mighty acts.

Psalm 148:12
Praise him, young men and young women. Praise him, old people and children.

Proverbs 4:1
My children, listen to a father's teaching. Pay attention and gain understanding.

Proverbs 10:5
A child who gathers crops in summer is wise. But a child who sleeps at harvest time brings shame.

Proverbs 13:1
A wise child pays attention to what his father teaches him. But anyone who makes fun of others doesn't listen to warnings.

Proverbs 13:22
A good person leaves what he owns to his children and grandchildren. But a sinner's wealth is stored up for those who do right.

Proverbs 13:24
Those who don't correct their children hate them. But those who love them are careful to train them.

Proverbs 14:26
Anyone who shows respect for the Lord has a strong tower. It will be a safe place for his children.

Proverbs 17:6
Grandchildren are like a crown to older people. And children are proud of their parents.

Proverbs 17:21
It is sad to have a foolish child. The parents of a foolish person have no joy.

Proverbs 19:18
Train your child. Then there is hope. Don't do anything to bring about his death.

Proverbs 20:7
Anyone who does what is right lives without blame. Blessed are his children after him.

Proverbs 20:11
A child is known by his actions. He is known by whether his conduct is pure and right.

Proverbs 22:6
Train a child in the way he should go. When he is old, he will not turn away from it.

Proverbs 23:19
My child, listen and be wise. Keep your heart on the right path.

Proverbs 23:24
The father of a godly child is very happy. Anyone who has a wise child is glad.

Proverbs 29:17
If you train your children, they will give you peace. They will bring delight to you.

Isaiah 9:6
A child will be born to us. A son will be given to us. He will rule over us. And he will be called Wonderful Adviser and Mighty God. He will also be called Father Who Lives Forever and Prince Who Brings Peace.

Malachi 4:6
"Elijah will teach parents how to love their children. He will also teach children how to honor their parents. If that does not happen, I will come. And I will put a curse on the land."

New Testament Bible Verses

Matthew 11:25
At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father. You are Lord of heaven and earth. You have hidden these things from the wise and educated. But you have shown them to little children.

Matthew 15:26
He replied, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to their dogs."

Matthew 18:3
Jesus said, "What I'm about to tell you is true. You need to change and become like little children. If you don't, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:4
Anyone who becomes as free of pride as this child is the most important in the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:14
Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me. Don't keep them away. The kingdom of heaven belongs to people like them."

Mark 9:37
"Anyone who welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me. And anyone who welcomes me doesn't welcome only me but also the One who sent me."

Mark 10:16
Then he took the children in his arms. He put his hands on them and blessed them.

John 1:12
Some people did accept him. They believed in his name. He gave them the right to become children of God.

Romans 8:14
Those who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God.

Romans 8:17
As his children, we will receive all that he has for us. We will share what Christ receives. But we must share in his sufferings if we want to share in his glory.

Galatians 3:26
You are all children of God by believing in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 6:1
Children, obey your parents as believers in the Lord. Obey them because it's the right thing to do.

Ephesians 6:4
Fathers, don't make your children angry. Instead, train them and teach them the ways of the Lord as you raise them.

Colossians 3:20
Children, obey your parents in everything. That pleases the Lord.

Colossians 3:21
Fathers, don't make your children bitter. If you do, they will lose hope.

1 Thessalonians 5:5
All of you are children of the light. You are children of the day. We don't belong to the night. We don't belong to the darkness.

1 Timothy 3:4
He must manage his own family well. He must make sure that his children obey him and show him proper respect.

1 Timothy 5:10
She must be well known for the good things she does. That includes bringing up children. It includes inviting guests into her home. It includes washing the feet of God's people. It includes helping those who are in trouble. A widow should spend her time doing all kinds of good things.

2 Timothy 3:15
You have known the Holy Scriptures ever since you were a little child. They are able to teach you how to be saved by believing in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 12:7
Put up with hard times. God uses them to train you. He is treating you as children. What children are not trained by their parents?

1 John 5:2
How do we know that we love God's children? We know it when we love God and obey his commands.

2 John 1:4
It has given me great joy to find some of your children living by the truth. That's just what the Father commanded us to do.