I’m a mom of two girls and so I know that we need lots of biblical truth so we can guide our daughters in the right direction, helping them learn to follow Jesus and trust in Him even when they’re young.If you’re looking for Bible verses to encourage your little girls, you’ve come to the right place!

Our girls are growing and learning so quickly and working through a lot of emotions (hello, toddler tantrums, and seven-year-old stubbornness!). 

I’m a mom of two girls and so I know that we need lots of biblical truth so we can guide our daughters in the right direction, helping them learn to follow Jesus and trust in Him even when they’re young.

Reading God’s Word to them and helping them memorize Bible verses is a wonderful way to do just that.

Here are 41 of my favorite verses for little girls. They are good verses to share with teen girls as well. 

These Scripture verses from the Word of God are a great reminder of Jesus’ love for our daughters and also teach them about being a child of God.

41 Powerful and Encouraging Bible Verses for Little Girls

Bible verses for little girls

Good Bible Verses for Your New Baby Girl

These sweet verses can be used as nursery Bible verses to incorporate into wall art or on the cover of a baby book.

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. Psalm 139:13-14

He took a little child whom he placed among them. Taking the child in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.” Mark 9:36-37 NIV

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Psalm 127:3 ESV

But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:14 ESV

Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you, before you were born I set you apart. Jeremiah 1:5 NIV

Behold what manner of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God. 1 John 3:1 Berean Standard Bible

The verse below doesn’t completely fit with the “little girls” theme, but it is a very appropriate verse to hang over your changing table in the baby’s nursery like I did for my son, if you have a sense of humor ;) 

“Not all shall sleep, but all shall be changed.” 1 Corinthians 15:51

Bible Verses for Protection Over Our Daughters

Share these verses with your little girls when they’re feeling afraid or just as a daily reminder of God’s protection.

He will protect you like a bird spreading its wings over its young. His truth will be like your armor and shield. Psalm 91:4 ICB

But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you. Psalm 5:11

If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle by the farthest sea, even there Your hand will guide me; Your right hand will hold me fast. Psalm 139:9-10 BSB

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Psalm 56:3 ESV

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

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Romans 8:1 ESV

This verse from Romans reminds our little ones that they are saved through Jesus’ death and resurrection, protected from the consequences of being born into a fallen world.

Even if they may not completely understand this verse at first, the Holy Spirit will open their hearts to this most precious truth!

Brave Girl Bible Verses

I love these verses because they teach our girls’ God’s promise to help them to be brave and to be with them every step of the way. 

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 NIV

You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. 1 John 4:4 NIV

God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns. Psalm 46:5 ESV

But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence. Jeremiah 17:7 NLT

Wear the full armor of God. Ephesians 6:11a ICB

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 NIV

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6 NIV

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105 KJV

Bible Verses to Help Our Little Girls Follow Jesus

Encourage your daughter to memorize one or two of the shorter verses; even the littlest ones can soak in and remember God’s Word! 

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:18 KJV

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. 3 John 4 ESV

Be kind to one another. Ephesians 4:32

You may also like: 7 Best Bible Memory Verses for Preschoolers and Toddlers 

You have taught children and babies to sing praises to you. Psalm 8:2 ICB

The NIV version of the verse above says, “Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.” Our kids are such an essential part of God’s kingdom work. 

She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy. Proverbs 31:20 NIV

Wisdom is more precious than rubies. Nothing you want is equal to it. Proverbs 3:15 ICB

Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30 NIV

You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God. 1 Peter 3:4 NLT

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4:29 NIV

Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Colossians 3:23 NLT

The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 NLT

As our daughters grow and are faced with peer pressure, it’s not always easy to do the right things. Now that one of my daughters is a teenager, I can talk to her and try to help her navigate these times, but the best thing I can do as a mom is speak Scripture over her life and pray that she will continue to follow Jesus and not the things of this world. 

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Bible Verses About God’s Love for Little Girls

Every little girl needs to be reminded of God’s love for her. Here are a few verses I like:

She is strong and is respected by the people. She looks forward to the future with joy. Proverbs 31:25 ICB

The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.” Jeremiah 31:3 NIV

The Lord is compassionate and gracious; slow to anger, abounding in love. Psalm 103:8 NIV

We love Him because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 KJV

“For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 ESV

Bible Verses for a Little Girl’s Birthday

Try choosing one or more “life verses” for your daughter, starting when she is a baby. Here are a few scriptures that I have written in my girls’ birthday cards over the years:

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. James 1:17 NASB

The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; he will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17, NIV

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10 NLT

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. Romans 15:13 NIV

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 NASB

In this next verse, I put my daughter’s name in place of “dear friends”: But you, dear friends, must build each other up in your most holy faith, pray in the power of the Holy Spirit, and await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will bring you eternal life. In this way, you will keep yourselves safe in God’s love. Jude 1:20-21 NLT

This is a verse I’m planning on using for our daughter’s upcoming birthday: I ask him to strengthen you by his Spirit—not a brute strength but a glorious inner strength—that Christ will live in you as you open the door and invite him in. And I ask him that with both feet planted firmly on love, you’ll be able to take in with all followers of Jesus the extravagant dimensions of Christ’s love. Ephesians 3:19 MSG

Bible Verse Printables for Your Little Girl

I hope you enjoy these two 8×10 Bible verse printables to use as wall art or to hang on the fridge as a fun reminder of God’s love and encouragement to our daughters! Or print them out and frame to display at baby showers. 

Click the link below to download each Bible verse printable as a secure, free PDF.

Zephaniah 3:17 Wall Art

Zephaniah 3:17 Bible Verse Wall Art

Psalm 139:14 Bible Verse Wall Art

I hope you and your daughters are blessed by this collection of Bible verses that will encourage her throughout the years.

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