Top 14 Bible Verses About Raising Children

The Bible has a lot to say about raising children, and so here are the top 14 Bible verses about raising children found in Scripture.

  1. 14

    If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Matthew 7:11Tweet this quote

Chuck Swindoll Quote - "Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children."

  1. 13

    We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the LORD, and his might, and the wonders that he has done.

Psalm 78:4Tweet this quote

  1. 12

    Jesus said, Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 19:11Tweet this quote

  1. 11

    Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

Proverbs 29:17Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 18:3Tweet this quote

  1. 9

    Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

Colossians 3:21Tweet this quote

If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up

  1. 8

    Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die.

Proverbs 23:13Tweet this quote

  1. 7

    At that time Jesus declared, I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children.

Matthew 11:25Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    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.

Deuteronomy 6:7Tweet this quote

Children take more notice of what their parents do, than what they say

  1. 5

    I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.

2 Timothy 1:5Tweet this quote

  1. 4

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

Proverbs 22:15Tweet this quote

  1. 3

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

Ephesians 6:4Tweet this quote

  1. 2

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

Proverbs 13:24Tweet this quote

  1. 1

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

Proverbs 22:6Tweet this quote

Train up a child in the way he should go – but be sure you go that way yourself


We are commanded to teach our children, so maybe these top 14 Bible verses about raising children will be a help to you. And please share these with someone else who has children or grandchildren.

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