What does the Bible say about hurting a child? (2023)

Proverbs 13:24ESV / 4 helpful votes

The one who holds the rod hates his son, but the one who loves him strives to discipline him.

Mateo 18:6ESV / 3 helpful votes

But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it were better for him that a great millstone were hung around his neck and he were drowned in the depths of the sea.

Santiago 4:17ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore, whoever knows what is right and does not do it, commits sin.

2 Timothy 3:16ESV / 2 helpful votes

All Scripture is inspired by God and useful to teach, to reprove, to correct, to instruct in justice,

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1 Corinthians 6:9ESV / 2 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unjust will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals,

Romans 13:1-14ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let all people be subject to government authorities. Because there is no authority that does not come from God, and those that exist were instituted by God. Therefore, whoever resists the authorities, resists what God has arranged, and those who resist will incur judgment. Because rulers are not terror for good conduct, but for bad. Will you not fear the one in authority? So do what is good and you will receive his approval, because he is God's servant for your good. But if you do evil, he fears, because he does not carry his sword for nothing. Because he is God's servant, an avenger who executes God's wrath on the wrongdoer. Therefore, one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God's wrath, but also for conscience's sake. ...

Lucas 18:16ESV / 2 helpful votes

But Jesus called them, saying: Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them, for of such is the kingdom of God.

Amos 5:1-27ESV / 2 helpful votes

Hear this word that I raise above you in tears, O house of Israel: “Fallen, never to rise again, is the virgin Israel; she abandoned in her land, without anyone resurrecting her ”. Because so says the LordGod: "To the city that went out a thousand, a hundred will remain, and to the one that went out a hundred, the house of Israel will have ten." So says theSeñorto the house of Israel: “Seek me and you will live; but do not seek Bethel, nor enter Gilgal, nor go over to Beersheba; for Gilgal will certainly go into exile, and Bethel will be reduced to nothing. ...

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Isaiah 22:1-25ESV / 2 helpful votes

The oracle over the valley of vision. What do you mean that you all go up to the roofs, you who are full of shouts, tumultuous city, exultant city? His dead are not killed by the sword or killed in battle. All their chiefs fled together; without the bow they were captured. All of you who were found were captured, although you fled very far. That's why I said: “Get away from me; let me cry bitter tears; do not strive to console me for the destruction of the daughter of my people. for the SirGodof armies has a day of tumult, trampling and confusion in the valley of vision, breaking down walls and shouting to the mountains. ...

Isaiah 13:1-22ESV / 2 helpful votes

The oracle about Babylon that Isaiah the son of Amoz saw. On a bare hill he raises a sign; he cries out to them aloud; he moves your hand so that they enter through the gates of the nobles. I myself commanded my consecrated and summoned my mighty to execute my wrath, my proud exultants. The sound of a riot is in the mountains like a great crowd! The sound of a riot of kingdoms, of nations gathered! EITHERSeñorof armies is to gather an army for battle. They come from a faraway land, from the ends of the heavens toSeñorand the weapons of his wrath, to destroy the whole earth. ...

Isaiah 2:1-22ESV / 2 helpful votes

What Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. It will come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the house of theSeñorit will be established as the highest of mountains, and it will be raised above the hills; And all the nations will run to it, and many peoples will come and say: Come, let us go up to the mountain ofSeñor, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may teach us of his ways, and that we may walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall go forth the law and the word ofSeñorfrom Jerusalem He will judge between the nations and decide the disputes of many peoples; and they will beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; Nation will not lift up sword against nation, nor will they train for war any more. O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of theSeñor. ...

Proverbs 23:13-14ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not deny discipline to a child; if you hurt him with a rod, he will not die. If you strike him with a rod, you will save his soul from Sheol.

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Proverbs 23:13ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do not deny discipline to a child; if you hurt him with a rod, he will not die.

Proverbs 22:15ESV / 2 helpful votes

Foolishness is tied to the child's heart, but the rod of discipline drives it away.

Salmo 127:3ESV / 2 helpful votes

Behold, children are the inheritance ofSeñor, the fruit of the womb is a reward.

2 Reyes 2:23-24ESV / 2 helpful votes

From there he went up to Bethel, and as he was going up the road, some boys came out of the city and made fun of him, saying: “Get up, you baldhead! Get on, baldy! And he turned, and when he saw them, he cursed them in the name of theSeñor. And two bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys to pieces.

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Numbers 5:1-31ESV / 2 helpful votes

OSeñorspoke to Moses, saying: “Command the children of Israel to expel from the camp every leper or one who has a discharge, and everyone who is unclean from having contact with a dead person. Male and female you shall drive out of the camp, so that they do not defile their camp, in the midst of which I dwell. And so did the children of Israel, and put them outside the camp; while theSeñorsaid to Moses, so did the children of Israel. And theSeñorspoke to Moses, saying:...

Leviticus 20:13ESV / 2 helpful votes

If anyone lies with a man as with a woman, both have committed an abomination; they will surely be killed; his blood be on them.

Leviticus 18:22ESV / 2 helpful votes

You will not sleep with a man as with a woman; it is an abomination.

Genesis 19:1-38ESV / 1 helpful vote

The two angels came to Sodom at night, and Lot was sitting at the gate of Sodom. When he saw them, Lot stood up to meet them, fell face down, and said, “My lords, please return to his servant's house, spend the night, and wash his feet. Then you can get up early and be on your way. They said no; We will spend the night in the town square. But he pressed them hard; so they turned towards him and entered his house. And he made them a feast and baked unleavened bread, and they ate. But before he lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the town to the last, surrounded the house. And they called Lot: Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them to us so we can meet them. ...

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