Grandparents and their grandchildren share a very special and beautiful bond, sometimes even more profound than the bond between parents and their children. This special relationship is often filled with genuine love for one another and plenty of joyful moments that are truly heartwarming.

Moreover, grandparents bring more than just joy to their grandkids. They also play a very important role both in their families and their communities in passing on wisdom to the younger generation.

Bible verses for grandparents
Bible verse about how we are supposed to treat the elderly.

In the Bible, grandparents are referred to as blessed because they have been gifted with children and a lineage. They are also depicted as wise mentors who pass down faith, valuable knowledge, and cherished family traditions to the younger members of the family.

Now, let’s explore 35 profound Bible verses about grandparents that remind us just how important they are to us and why we need to appreciate them more.

Bible Verses About Grandparents

Proverbs 17:6   

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

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Proverbs 13:22  

“A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.”

Psalm 128:6  

“May you live to see your children’s children—peace be on Israel.”

Proverbs 16:31  

 “Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness.”

Leviticus 19:32   

“Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord.”

Ephesians 6:1-3   

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’—which is the first commandment with a promise— ‘so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.'”

Colossians 3:20  

“Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.”

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1 Timothy 5:4   

“But if a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God.”

Titus 2:2-3   

“Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance. Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.”

Bible verses about grandparents
Verse explaining the source of wisdom.

1 Peter 5:5   

“In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.'”

Psalm 71:18   

“Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, my God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your mighty acts to all who are to come.”

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Proverbs 23:22   

“Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.”

Job 12:12   

“Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding?”

Psalm 37:25   

“I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.”

1 Kings 12:6   

“Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. ‘How would you advise me to answer these people?’ he asked.”

Psalm 71:9   

“Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone.”

Deuteronomy 32:7   

“Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.”

1 Chronicles 29:26-28   

“David son of Jesse was king over all Israel. He ruled over Israel forty years—seven in Hebron and thirty-three in Jerusalem. He died at a good old age, having enjoyed long life, wealth and honor. His son Solomon succeeded him as king.”

Genesis 48:9   

“Then Joseph said to his father, ‘They are my sons, whom God has given me here.’ So he said, ‘Bring them to me so I may bless them.'”

Bible verses about grandparents
A message for us to teach older people about temperance and having faith.

Psalm 103:17-18   

“But from everlasting to everlasting the Lord’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children— with those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts.”

1 Timothy 5:8   

“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”

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Mark 7:9-13   

“And he continued, ‘You have a fine way of setting aside the commands of God in order to observe your own traditions. For Moses said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’ But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is Corban (that is, devoted to God)— then you no longer let them do anything for their father or mother. Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down. And you do many things like that.'”

Matthew 19:19  

“Honor your father and mother,’ and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.'”

Psalm 92:12-15   

“The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, ‘The Lord is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.'”

Titus 2:2   

“Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.”

Bible verses for grandparents
This is a bible verse showing gratitude to God’s wonderful deeds

1 Peter 5:1-5   

“To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ’s sufferings who also will share in the glory to be revealed: Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve; not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away. In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.'”

Job 32:6-7   

“So Elihu son of Barakel the Buzite said: ‘I am young in years, and you are old; that is why I was fearful, not daring to tell you what I know. I thought, ‘Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.””

Psalm 71:17   

“Since my youth, God, you have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds.”

Proverbs 4:1-4   

“Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching. For I too was a son to my father, still tender, and cherished by my mother. Then he taught me, and he said to me, ‘Take hold of my words with all your heart; keep my commands, and you will live.'”

Ecclesiastes 11:8   

“However many years anyone may live, let them enjoy them all. But let them remember the days of darkness, for there will be many. Everything to come is meaningless.”

Bible verses for grandparents
A verse showing us how to behave before the aged.

Joel 2:28   

“‘And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.'”

Matthew 15:3-6   

“Jesus replied, ‘And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? For God said, ‘Honor your father and mother’ and ‘Anyone who curses their father or mother is to be put to death.’ But you say that if anyone declares that what might have been used to help their father or mother is ‘devoted to God,’ they are not to ‘honor their father or mother’ with it. Thus you nullify the word of God for the sake of your tradition.'”

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Matthew 19:29   

“And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.”

 Psalm 92:14-15 

“They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, ‘The Lord is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.'”

Isaiah 46:4-5

“Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. ‘To whom will you compare me or count me equal? To whom will you liken me that we may be compared?'”