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Dear fellow believer. We are now going to look at children's Bible verses and songs. God loves children. Children are part of the kingdom of God.

KJV = King James Version (1769)ASV = American Standard Version (1901)BBE = Bible in Basic English (1949/1964)GW = GOD'S WORD Translation


Psalms 34:11-13

KJV Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD. What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good? Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. BBE Come, children, give attention to me; I will be your teacher in the fear of the Lord. What man has a love of life, and a desire that his days may be increased so that he may see good? Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from words of deceit. GW Come, children, listen to me. I will teach you the fear of the LORD. Which of you wants a full life? Who would like to live long enough to enjoy good things? Keep your tongue from saying evil things and your lips from speaking deceitful things.

Psalms 103:17:

ASV But the lovingkindness of Jehovah is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, And his righteousness unto children’s children;BBE But the mercy of the Lord is eternal for his worshippers, and their children's children will see his righteousness;GW But from everlasting to everlasting, the LORD's mercy is on those who fear him. His righteousness belongs to their children and grandchildren,

Psalms 127:3-4

KJV Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. ASV Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; And the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, So are the children of youth.GW Children are an inheritance from the LORD. They are a reward from him. The children born to a man when he is young are like arrows in the hand of a warrior.

Matthew 11:25:

KJV At that time Jesus answered and said, "I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. "BBE At that time Jesus made answer and said, I give praise to you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have kept these things secret from the wise and the men of learning, and have made them clear to little children.GW At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding these things from wise and intelligent people and revealing them to little children.

Matthew 19:14:

KJV But Jesus said, "Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.BBE But Jesus said, Let the little ones come to me, and do not keep them away: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.GW Jesus said, "Don't stop children from coming to me! Children like these are part of the kingdom of God."

Matthew 21:16:

KJV And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, "Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?BBE Have you any idea what these are saying? And Jesus said to them, Yes: have you not seen in the Writings, From the lips of children and babies at the breast you have made your praise complete?GW They said to him, "Do you hear what these children are saying?" Jesus replied, "Yes, I do. Have you never read, 'From the mouths of little children and infants, you have created praise'?"

Mark 10:16:

KJV And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.BBE And he took them in his arms, and gave them a blessing, putting his hands on them. GW Jesus put his arms around the children and blessed them by placing his hands on them.

Ephesians 6:1-3

KJV Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. BBE Children, do what is ordered by your fathers and mothers in the Lord: for this is right. Give honour to your father and mother (which is the first rule having a reward), So that all may be well for you, and your life may be long on the earth. GW Children, obey your parents because you are Christians. This is the right thing to do. "Honor your father and mother that everything may go well for you, and you may have a long life on earth." This is an important commandment with a promise.


Nehemiah 12:46:

KJV For in the days of David and Asaph of old there were chief of the singers, and songs of praise and thanksgiving unto God.BBE For in the days of David and Asaph in the past, there was a master of the music, and songs of blessing and praise to God. GW Long ago in the time of David and Asaph, there had been directors for the singers to lead [in singing] the songs of praise and hymns of thanksgiving to God.

Psalms 32:7:

KJV Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah. BBE You are my safe and secret place; you will keep me from trouble; you will put songs of salvation on the lips of those who are round me. (Selah.)GW You are my hiding place. You protect me from trouble. You surround me with joyous songs of salvation. Selah

Psalms 56:12:

KJV Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render praises unto thee.ASV Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render thank-offerings unto thee.GW I am bound by my vows to you, O God. I will keep my vows by offering songs of thanksgiving to you.

Psalms 126:2:

KJV Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. BBE Then our mouths were full of laughing, and our tongues gave a glad cry; they said among the nations, The Lord has done great things for them. GW Then our mouths were filled with laughter and our tongues with joyful songs. Then the nations said, "The LORD has done spectacular things for them."

Psalms 8:1:

KJV O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.ASV O Jehovah, our Lord, How excellent is thy name in all the earth, Who hast set thy glory upon the heavens!BBE O Lord, our Lord, whose glory is higher than the heavens, how noble is your name in all the earth!GW O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name throughout the earth! Your glory is sung above the heavens.

Looking at these verses we see that God has a great purpose for children. God loves children. He wants to bless them, reveal secrets to and use them to glorify His name. How wonderful it is to see a small child praying from his hart to God.Looking at songs, we see that God wants us to worship and glorify His name. I believe that is one of our main purposes in life.

Psalms 115:14:May the LORD continue to bless you and your children.



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