bible verses about Children

Bible Verses about Children - Teachings and Lessons for Parents

The Bible provides invaluable guidance for parents on raising children in a wise and nurturing way. In this section, we have curated a comprehensive list of Bible verses about children to help you gain insight into the teachings and lessons that can help you raise your kids with godliness, obedience, and responsibility. From the importance of instilling discipline to nurturing them with love and kindness, these verses highlight the fundamental principles of parenting that every parent needs to follow. Whether you are a new parent, experienced caregiver, or grandparent, our collection of Bible verses about children will inspire and encourage you on your journey towards raising happy, healthy, and righteous kids.

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99 Bible Scriptures about Children

And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah.

Genesis, Chapter: 25, Verse: 4

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And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.

Genesis, Chapter: 25, Verse: 24

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And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.

Genesis, Chapter: 30, Verse: 1

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And these are the children of Dishon; Hemdan, and Eshban, and Ithran, and Cheran.

Genesis, Chapter: 36, Verse: 26

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And she conceived, and bare a son; and he called his name Er.

Genesis, Chapter: 38, Verse: 3

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And it came to pass in the time of her travail, that, behold, twins were in her womb.

Genesis, Chapter: 38, Verse: 27

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And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

Exodus, Chapter: 2, Verse: 2

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And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?

Exodus, Chapter: 12, Verse: 26

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And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:

Exodus, Chapter: 12, Verse: 35

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And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children.

Exodus, Chapter: 12, Verse: 37

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And every firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb; and if thou wilt not redeem it, then thou shalt break his neck: and all the firstborn of man among thy children shalt thou redeem.

Exodus, Chapter: 13, Verse: 13

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But the firstling of an ass thou shalt redeem with a lamb: and if thou redeem him not, then shalt thou break his neck. All the firstborn of thy sons thou shalt redeem. And none shall appear before me empty.

Exodus, Chapter: 34, Verse: 20

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And Moses declared unto the children of Israel the feasts of the LORD.

Leviticus, Chapter: 23, Verse: 44

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And if he be not redeemed in these years, then he shall go out in the year of jubile, both he, and his children with him.

Leviticus, Chapter: 25, Verse: 54

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So were all those that were numbered of the children of Israel, by the house of their fathers, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war in Israel;

Numbers, Chapter: 1, Verse: 45

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And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

Numbers, Chapter: 2, Verse: 12

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These are those which were numbered of the children of Israel by the house of their fathers: all those that were numbered of the camps throughout their hosts were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.

Numbers, Chapter: 2, Verse: 32

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And they shall keep all the instruments of the tabernacle of the congregation, and the charge of the children of Israel, to do the service of the tabernacle.

Numbers, Chapter: 3, Verse: 8

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Number the children of Levi after the house of their fathers, by their families: every male from a month old and upward shalt thou number them.

Numbers, Chapter: 3, Verse: 15

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And for those that are to be redeemed of the two hundred and threescore and thirteen of the firstborn of the children of Israel, which are more than the Levites;

Numbers, Chapter: 3, Verse: 46

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On the fourth day Elizur the son of Shedeur, prince of the children of Reuben, did offer:

Numbers, Chapter: 7, Verse: 30

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Let the children of Israel also keep the passover at his appointed season.

Numbers, Chapter: 9, Verse: 2

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Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover unto the LORD.

Numbers, Chapter: 9, Verse: 10

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Thus were the journeyings of the children of Israel according to their armies, when they set forward.

Numbers, Chapter: 10, Verse: 28

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But your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, them will I bring in, and they shall know the land which ye have despised.

Numbers, Chapter: 14, Verse: 31

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To be a memorial unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before the LORD; that he be not as Korah, and as his company: as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses.

Numbers, Chapter: 16, Verse: 40

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And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Behold, I also have given thee the charge of mine heave offerings of all the hallowed things of the children of Israel; unto thee have I given them by reason of the anointing, and to thy sons, by an ordinance for ever.

Numbers, Chapter: 18, Verse: 8

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Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fathers' house, all that are able to go to war in Israel.

Numbers, Chapter: 26, Verse: 2

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These were the numbered of the children of Israel, six hundred thousand and a thousand seven hundred and thirty.

Numbers, Chapter: 26, Verse: 51

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And those that were numbered of them were twenty and three thousand, all males from a month old and upward: for they were not numbered among the children of Israel, because there was no inheritance given them among the children of Israel.

Numbers, Chapter: 26, Verse: 62

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And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.

Numbers, Chapter: 27, Verse: 8

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For when they went up unto the valley of Eshcol, and saw the land, they discouraged the heart of the children of Israel, that they should not go into the land which the LORD had given them.

Numbers, Chapter: 32, Verse: 9

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And the children of Machir the son of Manasseh went to Gilead, and took it, and dispossessed the Amorite which was in it.

Numbers, Chapter: 32, Verse: 39

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And the children of Israel removed from Rameses, and pitched in Succoth.

Numbers, Chapter: 33, Verse: 5

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For the tribe of the children of Reuben according to the house of their fathers, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to the house of their fathers, have received their inheritance; and half the tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance:

Numbers, Chapter: 34, Verse: 14

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So shall not the inheritance of the children of Israel remove from tribe to tribe: for every one of the children of Israel shall keep himself to the inheritance of the tribe of his fathers.

Numbers, Chapter: 36, Verse: 7

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And we utterly destroyed them, as we did unto Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women, and children, of every city.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 3, Verse: 6

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And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 11, Verse: 19

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That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean ye by these stones?

Joshua, Chapter: 4, Verse: 6

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Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land.

Joshua, Chapter: 4, Verse: 22

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And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins.

Joshua, Chapter: 5, Verse: 3

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And their children, whom he raised up in their stead, them Joshua circumcised: for they were uncircumcised, because they had not circumcised them by the way.

Joshua, Chapter: 5, Verse: 7

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And Moses gave inheritance unto the tribe of Gad, even unto the children of Gad according to their families.

Joshua, Chapter: 13, Verse: 24

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And Moses gave inheritance unto the half tribe of Manasseh: and this was the possession of the half tribe of the children of Manasseh by their families.

Joshua, Chapter: 13, Verse: 29

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And these are the countries which the children of Israel inherited in the land of Canaan, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance to them.

Joshua, Chapter: 14, Verse: 1

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This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families.

Joshua, Chapter: 15, Verse: 20

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So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

Joshua, Chapter: 16, Verse: 4

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And there remained among the children of Israel seven tribes, which had not yet received their inheritance.

Joshua, Chapter: 18, Verse: 2

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And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which is Jerusalem, Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the children of Benjamin according to their families.

Joshua, Chapter: 18, Verse: 28

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And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families: and their inheritance was within the inheritance of the children of Judah.

Joshua, Chapter: 19, Verse: 1

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And all the villages that were round about these cities to Baalathbeer, Ramath of the south. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families.

Joshua, Chapter: 19, Verse: 8

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Out of the portion of the children of Judah was the inheritance of the children of Simeon: for the part of the children of Judah was too much for them: therefore the children of Simeon had their inheritance within the inheritance of them.

Joshua, Chapter: 19, Verse: 9

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And the coast of the children of Dan went out too little for them: therefore the children of Dan went up to fight against Leshem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their father.

Joshua, Chapter: 19, Verse: 47

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All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs.

Joshua, Chapter: 21, Verse: 19

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And when the children of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the children of Israel gathered themselves together at Shiloh, to go up to war against them.

Joshua, Chapter: 22, Verse: 12

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And afterward the children of Judah went down to fight against the Canaanites, that dwelt in the mountain, and in the south, and in the valley.

Judges, Chapter: 1, Verse: 9

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Only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing thereof;

Judges, Chapter: 3, Verse: 2

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And that year they vexed and oppressed the children of Israel: eighteen years, all the children of Israel that were on the other side Jordan in the land of the Amorites, which is in Gilead.

Judges, Chapter: 10, Verse: 8

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But the children of Benjamin gathered themselves together out of the cities unto Gibeah, to go out to battle against the children of Israel.

Judges, Chapter: 20, Verse: 14

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And the children of Israel rose up in the morning, and encamped against Gibeah.

Judges, Chapter: 20, Verse: 19

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And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.

Judges, Chapter: 20, Verse: 21

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And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.

2 Kings, Chapter: 2, Verse: 23

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And the children of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land of Bashan unto Salchah:

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 5, Verse: 11

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All these were the children of Asher, heads of their father's house, choice and mighty men of valour, chief of the princes. And the number throughout the genealogy of them that were apt to the war and to battle was twenty and six thousand men.

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 7, Verse: 40

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The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 12, Verse: 24

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Now therefore in the sight of all Israel the congregation of the LORD, and in the audience of our God, keep and seek for all the commandments of the LORD your God: that ye may possess this good land, and leave it for an inheritance for your children after you for ever.

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 28, Verse: 8

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But of their children, who were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel consumed not, them did Solomon make to pay tribute until this day.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 8, Verse: 8

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Which bare him children; Jeush, and Shamariah, and Zaham.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 11, Verse: 19

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The children of Bani, six hundred forty and two.

Ezra, Chapter: 2, Verse: 10

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The children of Bethlehem, an hundred twenty and three.

Ezra, Chapter: 2, Verse: 21

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The children of Jericho, three hundred forty and five.

Ezra, Chapter: 2, Verse: 34

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And the children of the captivity kept the passover upon the fourteenth day of the first month.

Ezra, Chapter: 6, Verse: 19

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So the children went in and possessed the land, and thou subduedst before them the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, and gavest them into their hands, with their kings, and the people of the land, that they might do with them as they would.

Nehemiah, Chapter: 9, Verse: 24

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And their children spake half in the speech of Ashdod, and could not speak in the Jews' language, but according to the language of each people.

Nehemiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 24

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And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters.

Job, Chapter: 1, Verse: 2

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Yea, young children despised me; I arose, and they spake against me.

Job, Chapter: 19, Verse: 18

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From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Psalm, Chapter: 17, Verse: 14

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We will not hide them from their children, shewing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he hath done.

Psalm, Chapter: 78, Verse: 4

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That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:

Psalm, Chapter: 78, Verse: 6

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As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.

Psalm, Chapter: 127, Verse: 4

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Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Psalm, Chapter: 127, Verse: 5

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Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs, Chapter: 22, Verse: 15

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And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

Isaiah, Chapter: 3, Verse: 4

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Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.

Isaiah, Chapter: 8, Verse: 18

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Thy children shall make haste; thy destroyers and they that made thee waste shall go forth of thee.

Isaiah, Chapter: 49, Verse: 17

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The children which thou shalt have, after thou hast lost the other, shall say again in thine ears, The place is too strait for me: give place to me that I may dwell.

Isaiah, Chapter: 49, Verse: 20

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A voice was heard upon the high places, weeping and supplications of the children of Israel: for they have perverted their way, and they have forgotten the LORD their God.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 3, Verse: 21

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My tabernacle is spoiled, and all my cords are broken: my children are gone forth of me, and they are not: there is none to stretch forth my tent any more, and to set up my curtains.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 10, Verse: 20

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Her adversaries are the chief, her enemies prosper; for the LORD hath afflicted her for the multitude of her transgressions: her children are gone into captivity before the enemy.

Lamentations, Chapter: 1, Verse: 5

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And it shall come to pass, that ye shall divide it by lot for an inheritance unto you, and to the strangers that sojourn among you, which shall beget children among you: and they shall be unto you as born in the country among the children of Israel; they shall have inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 47, Verse: 22

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And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed, and of the princes;

Daniel, Chapter: 1, Verse: 3

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Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah:

Daniel, Chapter: 1, Verse: 6

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Now when she had weaned Loruhamah, she conceived, and bare a son.

Hosea, Chapter: 1, Verse: 8

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Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.

Joel, Chapter: 1, Verse: 3

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Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

Joel, Chapter: 3, Verse: 19

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Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.

Micah, Chapter: 1, Verse: 16

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For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.

Galatians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 25

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Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.

Galatians, Chapter: 4, Verse: 28

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And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:

Hebrews, Chapter: 12, Verse: 5

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