47 Powerful Bible Verses for Pregnancy

By David Small •  Updated: 05/10/21 •  12 min read

Are you looking for bible verses for pregnancy? Then this blog post is for you

Pregnancy is the beginning of a precious life. Life is a miracle of God that begins from pregnancy. God already begins to work in the life of each person before their birth. Each conceived child is a blessing from God.

It is an exciting time but it can also be a little scary. Doubts and insecurities arise. But God promises to always be on the side of those who love him, helping him at all times in life. Already in the mother’s womb, God is taking care of the child.

Read on for bible verses for pregnancy, it will be a blessing to you.

Bible Verses for Pregnancy.

1. Psalm 139:13-16

For You formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.

My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.

Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in Your book they all were written, The days fashioned for me When as yet there were none of them.

2. Job 31:15

Did not He who made me in the womb make them? Did not the same One fashion us in the womb?

3. Psalm 22:9-10

But You are He who took Me out of the womb; You made Me trust while on My mother’s breasts. I was cast upon You from birth. From My mother’s womb, You have been My God.

4. Psalm 71:6

By You I have been upheld from birth; You are He who took me out of my mother’s womb. My praise shall be continually of You.

5. Jeremiah 1:4-5

Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.”

6. 1 Samuel 2:5

Those who were full have hired themselves out for bread, And the hungry have ceased to hunger. Even the barren has borne seven, And she who has many children has become feeble.

Bible Verses for Surrendering to God during Pregnancy.

Surrendering to God is not passive resignation, fatalism, or an excuse for laziness. It is not to conform to the situation.

It is just the opposite. To surrender to God is to sacrifice your life to change what needs to be changed.

7. 1 Peter 1:6

In this, you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials

8. Psalm 43:4

Then I will go to the altar of God, To God my exceeding joy; And on the harp, I will praise You, O God, my God.

9. Psalm 32:8

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.

10. 1 Peter 5:7

Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.

Bible Verses for Claiming God’s Strength during Pregnancy.

In the pregnancy journey, we often need a special force, a force that we don’t even know.

The moments are difficult, the struggles are immense, but with God at our side, we will be able to fight and win.

And with the strength that He gives us, we can be sure of safe delivery.

11. Psalm 113:9

He grants the barren woman a home, Like a joyful mother of children. Praise the LORD!

12. 1 Samuel 1:20

So it came to pass in the process of time that Hannah conceived and bore a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, “Because I have asked for him from the LORD.”

13. Deuteronomy 7:13-14

He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your wine and your oil, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock, in the land that he swore to your fathers to give you.

You shall be blessed above all peoples. There shall not be male or female barren among you or your livestock.

14. Psalm 112:2

His descendants will be mighty on earth; The generation of the upright will be blessed.

15. Psalm 147:13

For He has strengthened the bars of your gates; He has blessed your children within you.

16. Isaiah 40:11

He will feed His flock like a shepherd; He will gather the lambs with His arm, And carry them in His bosom, And gently lead those who are with young.

17. Jeremiah 1:5

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.

18. Hebrews 11:11

By faith, Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age because she judged Him faithful who had promised.

Bible Verses For Praising God During Pregnancy.

A grateful heart must be a reality in the life of a pregnant woman. Because whoever recognizes that he is saved through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, knows that he did nothing to deserve this reward, but that he received it through the grace of God.

And knowing that should bring gratitude to us every day. We didn’t deserve anything, but through Jesus we have everything! Every day is a good time to say “Thank you, God, thank you, Jesus!”

19. Isaiah 46:3-4

Listen to Me, O house of Jacob, And all the remnant of the house of Israel, Who have been upheld by Me from birth, Who have been carried from the womb: Even to your old age, I am He, And even to gray hairs I will carry you! I have made, and I will bear; Even I will carry and will deliver you.

20. James 1:17-18

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. Of His own will He brought us forth by the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures.

21. Psalm 127:3-4

Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth.

22. Colossians 1:11-12

Strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy; giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light.

23. Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.

Encouraging Bible Verses for Labor and Delivery.

The Bible is God’s manual of instructions for His most masterful physical creation – mankind.

The guidelines, eternal laws, and practical principles contained in the Bible can help and encourage us all human beings of all ages. 

These verses tell us that God will step in and help us personally during labor and delivery. The verses encourage us to entrust ourselves to our Creator, to ask Him to help us, knowing that He will.

24. Isaiah 26:3-4

You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You Because he trusts in You. Trust in the LORD forever, For in YAH, the LORD, is everlasting strength.

25. Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

26. 2 Chronicles 15:7

But you, be strong and do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded!”

27. Psalm 55:22

Cast your burden on the LORD, And He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.

28. Psalm 16:8-9

I have set the LORD always before me; Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will rest in hope.

29. Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man brings a snare, But whoever trusts in the LORD shall be safe.

30. Exodus 1:19

And the midwives said to Pharaoh, “Because the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women; for they are lively and give birth before the midwives come to them.”

31. John 16:21

A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

32. Genesis 25:24

So when her days were fulfilled for her to give birth, indeed there were twins in her womb.

33. Isaiah 66:7-9

Before she was in labor, she gave birth; Before her pain came, She delivered a male child. Who has heard such a thing? Who has seen such things? Shall the earth be made to give birth in one day? Or shall a nation be born at once?

For as soon as Zion was in labor, She gave birth to her children. Shall I bring to the time of birth, and not cause delivery?” says the LORD. “Shall I who cause delivery shut up the womb?” says your God.

Bible Verses to Pray for Conception.

Are you waiting on God for conception? Help is coming your way as you read these bible verses to pray for conception

Our God has promised us that children are His heritage and none shall be barren in the land

34. Genesis 49:25

By the God of your father who will help you, And by the Almighty who will bless you With blessings of heaven above, Blessings of the deep that lies beneath, Blessings of the breasts and the womb.

35. Mark 11:24

Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.

36. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

37. Psalm 130:5

I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, And in His word I do hope.

38. Deuteronomy 7:14

You shall be blessed above all peoples; there shall not be a male or female barren among you or your livestock.

39. Romans 4:17-18

(as it is written, “I have made you a father of many nations”) in the presence of Him whom he believed—God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did; who, contrary to hope, in hope believed, so that he became the father of many nations, according to what was spoken, “So shall your descendants be.”

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40. Hebrews 11:11

By faith, Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age because she judged Him faithful who had promised.

41. Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your understanding.

Bible Verses for Overcoming Fear & Anxiety during Pregnancy.

In times of uncertainty like during pregnancy, we need to remember that our God is always with us and that he is in control of everything.

Let us lift our eyes to the Lord and wait for him (Psalm 123: 1-2). We serve almighty God whom we can trust. He will work even amid the most difficult circumstances, let us not doubt it.

42. Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

43. John 14:27

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

44. Colossians 1:16-17

For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. And He is before all things, and in Him, all things consist.

45. Luke 1:13-14

But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John. And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.

46. Isaiah 66:9

Shall I bring to the time of birth, and not cause delivery?” says the LORD. “Shall I who cause delivery shut up the womb?” says your God.

47. 2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and a sound mind.

In conclusion

Being a mom is the most beautiful adventure and the greatest job in a woman’s life. Do not be anxious to face all stages of pregnancy, especially the time of delivery.

The above Bible verses about pregnancy will assist, you to get through every stage of labor and the joy that comes after when you hold your baby in your arms.

God bless you.

David Small

Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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