The Bible regarding unborn children

The following is an excerpt from Abortion, Study Outlines by James Fowler.

Scriptures about God’s effecting conception

  • Gen. 29:31 — “the Lord opened her (Leah’s) womb”
  • Gen. 30:22 — “God opened her (Rachel’s) womb”
  • Judges 13:3-5 — “committed to God from the womb”
  • Ruth 4:13 — “the Lord gave her conception”
  • Luke 1:15 — “filled with Holy Spirit while yet in his mother’s womb”

Scriptures about God’s involvement in forming unborn

  • Job 10:8-12 — “God knit me together with bones and sinews and granted me life”
  • Psalm 127:3 — “the fruit of the womb is a reward”
  • Psalm 139:13-16 — “God weaved me in my mother’s womb”
  • Eccl. 11:5 — “bones are formed in the womb of the pregnant woman”
  • Isa. 49:1,5 — “the Lord called Me from the womb…formed Me from the womb”
  • Jere. 1:5 — “before I formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I consecrated you”
  • Luke 1:15 — “filled with Holy Spirit while yet in his mother’s womb”
  • Luke 1:39-44 — “the baby leaped in my womb for joy”
  • Gal. 1:15 — “set me apart from my mother’s womb, and called me through grace”

Scriptures to consider about alleged sacredness’ or sanctity’ of human life

  • Gen. 1:26,27 — “God said, Let us make man in our image’”
  • Psalm 8:3-8 — “God made man a little lower than God”

Scriptures to consider if abortion is murder

  • Gen. 9:6 — “whoever sheds man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed”
  • Exod. 20:13 — “you shall not murder”
  • Exod. 23:7 — “do not kill the innocent or the righteous”
  • Prov. 6:17 — “God hates hands that kill innocent blood”
  • Amos 1:13,14 — “God punished those who ripped open the pregnant women of Gilead”
  • I Peter 4:15 — “do not let any of you suffer as a murderer”
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