31 *Beautiful* Bible Verses for a New Baby

These Bible Verses Are Perfect for Welcoming a New Baby

Words can’t express just how much of a blessing a new baby is, but scripture does a perfect job in doing so. Whether you’re an expecting mama, or know of someone having a baby, these are the perfect bible verses for a new baby.

Below you’ll find scripture that talks about babies being a gift from God, you’ll find verses that touch on God’s protection over children, scripture for new parents, and beautiful bible verses for baby girls and baby boys.

There’s nothing more beautiful than God’s love for us, and I want to share with you some bible verses that you can use to welcome a new baby.

Any of these bible verses can be used for baby nurseries, for cards, or even for baby shower invitations.

The following verses are in the New American Bible (revised Edition) NABRE translation, but feel free to look up other translations if you’d like.

Here are some of the most beautiful bible verses for a new baby.

Bible verses about babies being a gift from God

Every baby is a blessing and gift from God. They’re truly the most precious thing a person can have, and one does not fully see this until they become a parent.

The following verses explain how God carefully and intentionally plans everything, including a baby. We are to see a child as a gift, a blessing. We cannot and must not see a child as a burden or a bother.

These verses perfectly express that babies are a gift from God.

Psalm 139:13-14

13 You formed my inmost being;
    you knit me in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you, because I am wonderfully made;
    wonderful are your works!
    My very self you know.

James 1:17

17 all good giving and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no alteration or shadow caused by change.

3 John 1:4

Nothing gives me greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

Mark 9:37

37 “Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but the One who sent me.”

1 Samuel 1:27

27 I prayed for this child, and the Lord granted my request.

Genesis 33:5

Then Esau looked up and saw the women and children and asked, “Who are these with you?” Jacob answered, “They are the children with whom God has graciously favored your servant.”

Ecclesiastes 3:11

11 God has made everything appropriate to its time, but has put the timeless into their hearts so they cannot find out, from beginning to end, the work which God has done.

Bible verse for baby protection

These bible verses are perfect for praying over a baby for protection.

So if you’re an expecting parent, these verses are perfect for you as you pray for the health and well being of your unborn child.

You can also use this scripture as you pray for your newborn baby every day, may God continue to look after your baby and always protect them.

Matthew 11:28-30

28 Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.

Deuteronomy 31:8

It is the Lord who goes before you; he will be with you and will never fail you or forsake you. So do not fear or be dismayed.

Matthew 18:10

10 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father.

Mark 10: 16

16 Then he embraced them and blessed them, placing his hands on them.

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and steadfast; have no fear or dread of them, for it is the Lord, your God, who marches with you; he will never fail you or forsake you.

Deuteronomy 31:8

It is the Lord who goes before you; he will be with you and will never fail you or forsake you. So do not fear or be dismayed.

Numbers 6:24-26

24 The Lord bless you and keep you!
25 The Lord let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you!
26 The Lord look upon you kindly and give you peace!

Matthew 19:14

14 but Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”

Bible verses for new parents

There’s so much scripture dedicated for new parents, here are just some of my favorites.

As a couple, read over these verses and reflect on them together. I also encourage you to read into more scripture as there are so many other verses that address raising a child as godly parents.

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Ephesians 6:4

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

Deuteronomy 6:6-7

Take to heart these words which I command you today. Keep repeating them to your children. Recite them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you get up.

Isaiah 54:13

13 All your children shall be taught by the Lord;
    great shall be the peace of your children.

Proverbs 29:17

17 Discipline your children, and they will bring you comfort,
    and give delight to your soul.

Proverbs 22:6

Train the young in the way they should go;
    even when old, they will not swerve from it.

Bible verses for baby girl

These verses would be perfect to have in a baby girl’s nursery!

Read through the following scripture and find your favorite, I know I personally couldn’t decide on a favorite. I found them all to be so beautiful.

Here are some powerful bible verses for new baby girl.

1 Timothy 4:12

12 Let no one have contempt for your youth, but set an example for those who believe, in speech, conduct, love, faith, and purity.

Proverbs 31:25

25 She is clothed with strength and dignity,
    and laughs at the days to come.

Proverbs 31:10

10 Who can find a woman of worth?
    Far beyond jewels is her value.

Psalm 46:5

God is within her, she will not fall;
    God will help her at break of day. (NIV)

Psalm 139:13-14

13 You formed my inmost being;
    you knit me in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you, because I am wonderfully made;
    wonderful are your works!
    My very self you know.

Bible verses for baby boy

Finally, these remaining bible verses would be perfect to have in a baby boy nursery.

I love these bible verses for a baby boy because they truly capture God’s intention for man. It’s truly heartwarming to read through these bible verses and think about any precious baby boy you may have in your life.

Here are some powerful bible verses for new baby boy.

Psalm 127:3

Certainly sons are a gift from the Lord,
    the fruit of the womb, a reward.

1 Corinthians 16:13

13 Be on your guard, stand firm in the faith, be courageous, be strong.

Joshua 1:9

I command you: be strong and steadfast! Do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord, your God, is with you wherever you go.

Isaiah 41:10

10 Do not fear: I am with you;
    do not be anxious: I am your God.
I will strengthen you, I will help you,
    I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
    before you were born I dedicated you,
    a prophet to the nations I appointed you.

Luke 2:40

40 The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; and the favor of God was upon him.

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