Are you wondering… What is a good Bible verse for someone’s birthday? Then, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re looking for a short verse to write on a birthday card or an inspirational scripture for special birthday wishes. There’s something for everyone in this Ultimate Guide of Bible Verses for Birthdays.
What does the Bible say about Birthdays?
Birthdays are a special day to celebrate the ones we love.
We’re thankful God put them in our lives and grateful for every moment we spend with them. Because they fill our lives with joy and bless us just by being who God created them to be.
No matter who you’re celebrating, a family member, close friend, or co-worker, they’re a gift of God. And it’s no wonder, the Word of God is filled with scriptures that are perfect for birthday blessings on our loved one’s big day.
So, let’s read the Ultimate Guide of Bible Verses for Birthdays. Each one will inspire you and your cherished relatives and friends. Write one in a birthday card, recite it at the birthday party, or make artwork inspired by it as a birthday gift.
Top Scriptures for Birthday Blessings
With these Top Birthday scriptures, you’ll rejoice and be glad in the birthday celebration, thanking God for your loved one and the day they were born! No matter who you’re celebrating, you’ll find just the right verse for birthday blessings.
This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24 KJV
Say to him: ‘Long life to you! Good health to you and your household! And good health to all that is yours!
1 Samuel 25:6 New International Version
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.
James 1:17 NKJV
You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Psalm 16:11 NKJV
“The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.”
Numbers 6:24-26 NKJV
For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Ephesians 2:10 NIV
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—
Ephesians 2:8 NIV
I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus. For in him you have been enriched in every way—with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge—
1 Corinthians 1:4-5 NIV
For by me your days will be multiplied,
And years of life will be added to you.
Proverbs 9:11 NKJV
Short Birthday Verses
These short birthday verses are the perfect length for birthday cards or other special occasions. They not only give your special someone a little bit of Biblical truth, but they also show God’s love and encouragement on this birthday and every day of the year.
Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.
Psalm 37:7 NKJV
May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.
Psalm 20:4 NIV
May God be gracious to us and bless us
and make his face to shine upon us,
Psalm 67:1 ESV
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!
2 Corinthians 9:15 NIV
Beautiful Birthday Bible Verses for Woman
Every godly woman deserves to be celebrated on her special day. These beautiful Bible verses are perfect for your mother, grandmother, sister, or friend. So, chose one or more to bless the godly woman in your life on her birthday. And remind her how much she is loved, by God and you.
From birth I have relied on you;
you brought me forth from my mother’s womb.
I will ever praise you.
Psalm 71:6 NIV
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Romans 15:13 ESV
For You formed my inward parts;
You covered me in my mother’s womb.
Psalm 139:13 NKJV
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting;
but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Honor her for all that her hands have done,
and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
Proverbs 31:30-31 NIV
When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
John 16:21 ESV
Birthday Bible Verse for Man
God’s blessings are evident in the men He puts in our lives. They are strong, courageous, and faithful.
Most of all, they are an example of what it means to live for the Lord Jesus Christ every day of the year.
Let’s celebrate him with these Bible verses for a man on his birthday.
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
James 1:17 NIV
For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.
John 6:33 KJV
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28 NIV
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
James 1:12 KJV
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1:9 ESV
Blessed Birthday Bible Verses for Husband
Knowing just what to write in your husband’s birthday card can be tricky. It’s easy to just say, I love you, and move on.
But with these birthday Bible verses for your husband, you’ll never go wrong. Let him know how much you care and admire his spiritual leadership with one or more of them today.
Blessed is the one
who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers,
but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,
and who meditates on his law day and night.
Psalm 1:1-2 NIV
He will be like a tree planted by streams of water,
Which yields its fruit in its season,
And its leaf does not wither;
And in whatever he does, he prospers.
Psalm 1:3 NASB
Never take your word of truth from my mouth,
for I have put my hope in your laws.
Psalm 119:43 NIV
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Galatians 6:9 New International Version
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life.
John 3:16 NASB
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.
Ecclesiastes 4:9 NIV
God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.
1 Peter 4:10 NLT
Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper withersoever thou goest.
Joshua 1:7 KJV
Inspirational Birthday Bible Verses for Daughter
A daughter is God’s most precious gift. So, turning her to God’s Word, the Holy Bible on her birthday is the very best thing you can do.
In these inspirational birthday Bible verses for your daughter, you’ll find a beautiful message from your heart to hers. Each one will inspire her faith and daily walk with Jesus. And remind her, in God’s eyes and yours, she is more precious than rubies!
She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
Proverbs 3:15 NIV
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.
Ephesians 2:10 NKJV
Trust in the Lord with all your heart
And do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 3:5-6 NASB
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
Colossians 3:15 NIV
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
Proverbs 4:13 KJV
keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
Jude 1:21 NIV
For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways.
Psalm 91:11 ESV
Happy Birthday Bible Verses for Son
Raising a strong man of faith is the task God has given you as the parent of a son. And what could be more powerful than religious birthday wishes from you?
With these happy birthday Bible verses for your son, you can remind him of God’s strength and wisdom, as he grows into the man God always intended him to be.
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.
Zephaniah 3:17 NIV
I have become a sign to many; you are my strong refuge.
Psalm 71:7 NIV
Let the name of the Lord be praised, both now and forevermore.
Psalm 113:2 NIV
He fills my life with good things.
My youth is renewed like the eagle’s!
Psalm 103:5 NLT
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Jeremiah 29:11 NKJV
I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.
Psalm 4:11 NIV
Listen, my son, and accept my sayings, And the years of your life will be many.
Proverbs 4:10 NASB
But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And yet, I am going to show you a far better way.
1 Corinthians 12:31 NASB
Heart-Touching Birthday Verses for Friend
What a blessing and joy it is to have a faithful friend! They are there through all of life’s ups and downs. And they stick with you in the dark times and laugh along with you in the joyful ones.
So, wish them a wonderful day with one of these heart touching birthday verses for a friend.
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.
3 John 1:2 NIV
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;
his mercies never come to an end;
they are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.
Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV
However many years anyone may live,
let them enjoy them all.
But let them remember the days of darkness,
for there will be many.
Everything to come is meaningless.
Ecclesiastes 11:8 NIV
He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.
Job 8:21 NIV
You have granted him his heart’s desire and have not withheld the request of his lips.
Psalm 21:2 NIV
he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.
Psalm 23:3 NIV
Uplifting Birthday Bible Verses for Myself
A new year of life has just begun. Maybe the path up ahead looks like smooth sailing, or maybe the waters are murky at best. Whatever this new year brings, God has your back.
It’s true, we all need a little encouragement from time to time. So, what could be better than reminding yourself how much God loves you on your big day? These uplifting Bible verses for your own birthday will lift you up and set you on the right path for the year to come.
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.
James 1:12 NIV
You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
Psalm 16:11 NIV
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
All the days of my life;
And I will dwell in the house of the Lord
Psalm 23:6 NKJV
So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Isaiah 41:10 NIV
Even to your old age and gray hairs
I am he, I am he who will sustain you.
I have made you and I will carry you;
I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
Isaiah 46:4 NIV
Your eyes saw my unformed substance;
in your book were written, every one of them,
the days that were formed for me,
when as yet there was none of them.
Psalm 139:16 ESV
Of His own will He brought us forth by the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures.
James 1:18 NKJV
Encouraging Birthday Prayers
Asking God for His heart and an understanding of how we should use the time He gives us here on earth is the ideal way to spend any birthday.
These encouraging verses are the perfect beginning to a birthday prayer. They are heartfelt gifts from God’s heart. Each one teaches us to seek Him and His wisdom on our special day and every day of our lives.
So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.
Psalm 90:12 ESV
I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever;
with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known
through all generations.
Psalm 89:1 NIV
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7 NIV
For in the day of trouble
he will keep me safe in his dwelling;
he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent
and set me high upon a rock.
Psalm 27:5 NIV
O Lord, for Your servant’s sake, and according to Your own heart, You have done all this greatness, in making known all these great things.
1 Chronicles 17:19 NKJV
One thing I ask from the Lord,
this only do I seek:
that I may dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
to gaze on the beauty of the Lord
and to seek him in his temple.
Psalm 27:4 NIV
Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!
2 Corinthians 9:15 ESV
Birthday celebrations come in many shapes and sizes. Each one is meaningful in its own way. But sharing the Word of God and the love of Jesus is always the perfect way to mark the occasion.
I pray this Ultimate List of Bible Verses for Birthdays has helped you find just the right scripture to share with your loved one or yourself on the special day.
Happy Birthday and God bless you!