50+ Short Bible Verses for Birthday Cards

A collection of inspirational bible verses for birthday cards and messages to encourage your Christian friends and family in their faith, and to give thanks to God for their presence in your life.

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Last updated: June 3rd, 2019

Short Bible Verses for Birthday Cards

These short bible verses for birthday cards are a beautiful addition to any birthday note or greeting card message. They give thanks and provide encouragement for friends and family on their birthday and throughout the year to come.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.

2 Corinthians 9:15
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

James 1:17
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

Colossians 3:15
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

Ephesians 2:10
For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

Psalm 107:1
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.

Psalm 118:24
The LORD has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.

Psalm 148:5
Let them praise the name of the LORD, for at his command they were created,

These next short bible verses and blessings are a lovely addition to a birthday greeting to your Christian friends and family.

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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.

Proverbs 16:20
Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD.

Proverbs 9:11
For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.

Psalm 20:4
May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.

Psalm 28:7
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.

Psalm 37:4-5
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this:

Psalm 65:11
You crown the year with your bounty, and your carts overflow with abundance.

Psalm 90:12
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.

Psalm 91:16
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.

Psalm 27:1
The LORD is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life - of whom shall I be afraid?

2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

Matthew 11:28
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.


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Inspirational Bible Quotes for Birthdays

Religious bible verses and inspirational bible quotes for birthdays to encourage your Christian friends and family in their faith and provide comfort and support as they face challenges in their life.

Isaiah 40:31
but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

James 1:12
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 34:4
I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.

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Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Philippians 4:6-7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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.

Galatians 6:9
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

2 Timothy 1:7
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.

Deuteronomy 4:29
But if from there you seek the LORD your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul.

Lamentations 3:22-23
Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Matthew 11:28-30
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.


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Bible Blessings for a Friend

Beautiful bible verses and blessings to write to a friend on their birthday and encourage them in their faith, and to thank them for their friendship.

3 John 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.

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Philippians 1:3-4
I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy

Proverbs 27:9
Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.

Galatians 6:2
Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Proverbs 27:17
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.

Psalm 71:6-8
From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother's womb. I will ever praise you. I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge. My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long.

Psalm 91:11
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;

Zephaniah 3:17
The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.


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Birthday Bible Verse for Daughter or Son

A collection of birthday bible verses you could write to your son or daughter on their birthday to encourage them in their faith, and to give thanks to the Lord for them.

2 Timothy 2:1
You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 19:20
Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.

Psalm 55:22
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.

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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.

Proverbs 4:10-13
Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many. I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble. Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.

Romans 15:13
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 5:8
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

1 Corinthians 1:4
I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus.

John 16:21
A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.

Matthew 19:14
Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."

Psalm 139:13-14
For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

Psalm 22:10
From birth I was cast on you; from my mother's womb you have been my God.


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