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Short Bible Verses for Kids from the Old Testament

We have compiled a list of simple Bible verses that kids can memorize easily that also will help them secure important Bible truths in their hearts. The list below is taken from the Old Testament. In most instances we have included just a phrase from the entire verse in order to help the children focus on the critical truth and learn it more quickly.

Each of these verses has a corresponding free scripture page that can be downloaded and used to help the child learn the verse by placing it on a wall or mirror as a regular reminder. Each scripture page also includes a simple Bible lesson that can be used by a parent or teacher to emphasize why this verse is important.

God created the heavens and the earth – Genesis 1:1b

God created man in His own image – Genesis 1:27a

God said, “I have placed my bow in the clouds” – Genesis 9:13a

Is anything too hard for the Lord? – Genesis 18:14a

The Lord our God, the Lord is one – Deuteronomy 6:4b

The Lord your God is with you – Joshua 1:9

The Lord’s hand is mighty – Joshua 4:24b

The Lord sees the heart – 1 Samuel 16:7c

The God of Israel gives power and strength to His people – Psalm 68:35b

The Lord is my Shepherd; there is nothing I lack – Psalm 23:1

Give thanks to Him and praise His name – Psalm 100:4

God’s faithful love endures forever – Psalm 107:1b

I know that the Lord is great – Psalm 135:5a

Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord – Isaiah 6:3b

Do not fear for I am with you – Isaiah 43:5a

The Lord God will help me – Isaiah 50:7a

Seek good and not evil – Amos 5:14a

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