Celebrating the women we look up to
Whether you call her mother, mum or mummy, whether blood-related or not, spending one day a year celebrating the powerful and inspirational women that made us who we are is a special thing. For many women around the world becoming a mother is life-changing, and on this day it’s important to show that we are grateful for all that our mothers have done for us. Mother’s Day gives us this chance, dedicating one day a year to those who raised us and cared for us.
We also understand that for many, today can be hard. For those who are in this position, our thoughts and prayers are with you on this day, and we hope that you can find solace in these Mother’s Day verses.
In this article, we look to the Bible for the perfect words to describe this special connection and the special place our mothers hold in our hearts. Whether you are looking for the perfect Instagram caption for a throwback snap or want a heartfelt message to add to a card, in this article we share some of the best verses and Bible quotes about mothers.
All verses are taken from the New International Version.
Bible Verses about Mothers
For Mother’s Day card verses, there are no better options than these Bible excerpts talking directly about the power, wisdom and love a mother brings to our lives. It just goes to show, so much time has passed from the days of the Bible until today, but the impact of a mother is an unyielding force that has always and will always be an important part of our identities.
“She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family.”
“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”
“She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.”
“She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: ‘Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.’”
2 Timothy 1:5
“I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also.”
“A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.”