Pregnancy is a beautiful and exciting experience, but it’s also quite a challenging journey with many ups and downs.

In the Bible,  pregnancy is described as a blessing, and pregnant women are reminded of God’s love and protection during the entire journey. 

Bible verses about pregnancy.
Image of a pregnant woman.

The Bible also gives solace to women struggling with issues of infertility and encourages them to keep their faith alive. Just like Sarah in the Bible, whose womb was blessed when she was very old, God will remember them and bless their wombs too.

Whether you are looking for encouragement and advice in your pregnancy journey, or whether you are seeking wisdom for your approaching labour and delivery, these Bible verses about pregnancy and delivery will help bring you peace during your entire pregnancy journey.

Bible Verses About Pregnancy

Psalm 127:3-4   

“Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.”

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1 Timothy 2:15   

“But women will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety.”

1 Samuel 1:27   

“I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.”

James 1:17   

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

Psalm 22:9-10   

“Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you, even at my mother’s breast. From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.”

John 16:21

“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.”

Genesis 1:28   

“God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.'”

Bible verses about pregnancy.
This is a Bible verse from the book of Job 12:10.

Genesis 16:11   

“The angel of the Lord also said to her: ‘You are now pregnant and you will give birth to a son. You shall name him Ishmael, for the Lord has heard of your misery.'”

Genesis 17:16   

“I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her.”

Genesis 21:1-2   

“Now the Lord was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what he had promised. Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.”

Genesis 25:21  

“Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was childless. The Lord answered his prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant.”

Genesis 30:23   

“She became pregnant and gave birth to a son and said, ‘God has taken away my disgrace.'”

Isaiah 44:24

“This is what the Lord says—your Redeemer, who formed you in the womb: I am the Lord, the Maker of all things, who stretches out the heavens, who spreads out the earth by myself.”

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Exodus 1:21  

“Because the midwives feared God, he gave them families of their own.”

Exodus 13:2   

“Consecrate to me every firstborn male. The first offspring of every womb among the Israelites belongs to me, whether human or animal.”

Proverbs 31:25

“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”

Bible verses about pregnancy.
Bible verse from the book of Genesis 30:23.

Deuteronomy 7:13   

“He will love you and bless you and increase your numbers. He will bless the fruit of your womb, the crops of your land—your grain, new wine and olive oil—the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks in the land he swore to your ancestors to give you.”

Job 12:10

“In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind.”

Deuteronomy 28:4   

“The fruit of your womb will be blessed, and the crops of your land and the young of your livestock—the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks.”

Deuteronomy 30:9   

“Then the Lord your God will make you most prosperous in all the work of your hands and in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and the crops of your land. The Lord will again delight in you and make you prosperous, just as he delighted in your ancestors.”

Judges 13:3-5   

“The angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, ‘You are barren and childless, but you are going to become pregnant and give birth to a son…'”

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Psalm 113:9   

“He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the Lord.”

2 Samuel 22:31   

“As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.”

Psalm 71:6   

“From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb. I will ever praise you.”

Psalm 139:13-16   

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

Bible verses about pregnancy.
This is a Bible verse from the book of 1 Samuel 1:27.

Proverbs 17:6   

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.”

Isaiah 44:2   

“This is what the Lord says—he who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you: Do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.”

Isaiah 49:15   

“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!”

Isaiah 66:9   

“Do I bring to the moment of birth and not give delivery?” says the Lord. “Do I close up the womb when I bring to delivery?” says your God.”

Jeremiah 1:5   

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

Luke 1:13  

“But the angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call him John.'”

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Luke 1:24-25   

“After this his wife Elizabeth became pregnant and for five months remained in seclusion. ‘The Lord has done this for me,’ she said. ‘In these days he has shown his favor and taken away my disgrace among the people.'”

Luke 1:44-45  

“As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”

Galatians 4:4   

“But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law…”

Romans 8:22–25

“We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies. For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.”

Bible verses about pregnancy.
Bible verse from the book of 1 Timothy 2:15.

Exodus 23:26

“Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you, and none will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will give you a full life span.”

Isaiah 65:23

“They will not labor in vain, nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune; for they will be a people blessed by the Lord, they and their descendants with them.”

2 Corinthians 12:9 -10

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”

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Colossians 1:11

“Being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience.”

3 John 1:2

“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.”