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27 Bible Verses for Daughters on Safety, Raising Them + Birthdays

When God blessed you with a daughter, He also chose you to be her mother. This can feel like a lot of pressure, but it’s truly a gift. Whether you are looking for scripture for a birthday card or to pray over her life, here are 27 inspiring Bible Verses for Daughters.

From the moment I held my daughter, I felt this overwhelming need to protect, love, and raise this little girl in a biblical home. Although I fail at being the “perfect” Christian mom, I’m always praying for her…. Which I truly believe is the greatest gift we can give our children.

Today, I’m sharing my favorite Bible Verses for daughters. These can be used to meditate on, pray over her, or even as inspiration for a birthday card.

The Top Bible Verses about Daughters

First, I want to share some of the TOP Bible Verses about daughters. We are all daughters of the Lord; When the Bible talks about a woman I believe that this not only applies to us as mothers but also to our daughters. 

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1. Proverbs 31:25

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

2. Proverbs 3:15

“She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.”

3. Song of Songs 1:15

“How beautiful you are, my darling! Oh, how beautiful! Your eyes are doves.”

4. Psalm 46:5

“God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.”

5. 1 Peter 3:3-4

“Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”

6. Song of Songs 4:7

“You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.”

7. Isaiah 49:16

“See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.”

8. Psalm 139:13-14

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well

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What does the Bible say about Daughters?

As a mother, I think it’s really important to know what the Bible says about daughters. As I mentioned earlier, we are all daughters of the Lord, so I believe that these really speak to all of us. But, the verses below should be our guide to raising, teaching, and loving our daughters.

1. Ruth 3:11

“And now, my daughter, don’t be afraid. I will do for you all you ask. All the people of my town know that you are a woman of noble character.”

2. Psalm 144:12

“Then our sons in their youth will be like well-nurtured plants and our daughters will be like pillars carved to adorn a palace.”

3. 2 Corinthians 6:18

“And, “I will be a Father to you, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.”

4. Mark 5:34

“He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.”

Bible Verses about Raising Daughters

Bible verses about raising daughters

Raising a daughter can feel overwhelming at times. I often find myself questioning if I’m doing it right. I’ve found comfort in knowing that the Lord has given us scripture to guide us as parents. These Bible Verses about raising daughters will help you to start her off with a biblical foundation.

1. Proverbs 22:6

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

2. Proverbs 29:17

“Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.”

3. Proverbs 13:24

“Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.”

4. Deuteronomy 6:5-7 

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”

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Bible Verses to Pray over Your Daughter

As I said earlier, praying over your children is one of the best gifts you can give them. I started praying over my daughter from the moment I found out I was pregnant. These have been some of my favorite verses, which I believe will help to shape her in the future. 

1. Psalm 121:8

“the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”

2. Deuteronomy 30:16

“For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the Lord your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess.”

3. Psalm 1:3

That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither— whatever they do prospers.”

4. Psalm 20:4

“May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.”

5. Romans 12:12

 “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

6. Psalm 5:11

But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.”

7.Galatians 5:16

“So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.”

Bible Verses for Daughter’s Birthday

Bible Verses for daughter's birthday

Each year as you celebrate your precious daughter’s birthday, encourage her with scripture to remind her how loved and special she is. These Bible Verses for your Daughter’s Birthday are perfect for cards, invitations, and to include in letters!

1. Numbers 6:24-26

“‘“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’

2. Proverbs 9:11

“For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.”

3. 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.”

4. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

My Thoughts…

A daughter is a true blessing from the Lord! I hope these Bible Verses for daughters encourage you to pray for her and help you in raising a godly woman. No matter how old she is…. You are doing amazing mama!

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