1. Genesis 4:25
Adam made love to his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, saying, “God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him.”
2. Genesis 17:17
Abraham fell facedown; he laughed and said to himself, “Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?”
3. Genesis 18:13
Then the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Will I really have a child, now that I am old?’
4. Genesis 21:8
The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast.
5. Genesis 21:16
Then she went off and sat down about a bowshot away, for she thought, “I cannot watch the boy die.” And as she sat there, she began to sob.
6. Genesis 38:9
But Onan knew that the child would not be his; so whenever he slept with his brother’s wife, he spilled his semen on the ground to keep from providing offspring for his brother.
7. Exodus 2:2
and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him for three months.
8. Exodus 2:3
But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.
9. Exodus 2:10
When the child grew older, she took him to Pharaoh’s daughter and he became her son. She named him Moses, saying, “I drew him out of the water.”
10. Judges 11:34
When Jephthah returned to his home in Mizpah, who should come out to meet him but his daughter, dancing to the sound of timbrels! She was an only child. Except for her he had neither son nor daughter.
11. Ruth 4:16
Then Naomi took the child in her arms and cared for him.
12. 1 Samuel 1:27
I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him.
13. 2 Samuel 12:15
After Nathan had gone home, the Lord struck the child that Uriah’s wife had borne to David, and he became ill.
14. 2 Samuel 12:16
David pleaded with God for the child. He fasted and spent the nights lying in sackcloth on the ground.
15. 2 Samuel 12:18
On the seventh day the child died. David’s attendants were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they thought, “While the child was still living, he wouldn’t listen to us when we spoke to him. How can we now tell him the child is dead? He may do something desperate.”
16. 2 Samuel 12:19
David noticed that his attendants were whispering among themselves, and he realized the child was dead. “Is the child dead?” he asked.
“Yes,” they replied, “he is dead.”
17. 2 Samuel 12:21
His attendants asked him, “Why are you acting this way? While the child was alive, you fasted and wept, but now that the child is dead, you get up and eat!”
18. 2 Samuel 12:22
He answered, “While the child was still alive, I fasted and wept. I thought, ‘Who knows? The Lord may be gracious to me and let the child live.’
19. 1 Kings 3:7
“Now, Lord my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties.
20. 1 Kings 3:18
The third day after my child was born, this woman also had a baby. We were alone; there was no one in the house but the two of us.
21. 1 Kings 3:25
He then gave an order: “Cut the living child in two and give half to one and half to the other.”
22. 1 Kings 17:23
Elijah picked up the child and carried him down from the room into the house. He gave him to his mother and said, “Look, your son is alive!”
23. 2 Kings 4:18
The child grew, and one day he went out to his father, who was with the reapers.
24. 2 Kings 4:26
Run to meet her and ask her, ‘Are you all right? Is your husband all right? Is your child all right?’”
“Everything is all right,” she said.
25. 2 Kings 4:30
But the child’s mother said, “As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you.” So he got up and followed her.
26. 2 Chronicles 22:11
But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram, took Joash son of Ahaziah and stole him away from among the royal princes who were about to be murdered and put him and his nurse in a bedroom. Because Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram and wife of the priest Jehoiada, was Ahaziah’s sister, she hid the child from Athaliah so she could not kill him.
27. Job 3:16
Or why was I not hidden away in the ground like a stillborn child,
like an infant who never saw the light of day?
28. Job 24:9
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast;
the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.
29. Job 33:25
let their flesh be renewed like a child’s;
let them be restored as in the days of their youth’—
30. Psalms 58:8
May they be like a slug that melts away as it moves along,
like a stillborn child that never sees the sun.