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Want to know what the Bible says about Celebrating Birthdays? Here are 51 Bible verses about Celebrating Birthdays from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Romans 14:5-6 NIV
5 One person considers one day more sacred than another; another considers every day alike. Each of them should be fully convinced in their own mind. 6 Whoever regards one day as special does so to the Lord. Whoever eats meat does so to the Lord, for they give thanks to God; and whoever abstains does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God.
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Job 1:4 NIV
His sons used to hold feasts in their homes on their birthdays, and they would invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.
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Genesis 40:20-22 NIV
20 Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials: 21 He restored the chief cupbearer to his position, so that he once again put the cup into Pharaoh’s hand 22 but he impaled the chief baker, just as Joseph had said to them in his interpretation.
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Colossians 2:16 NIV
Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day.
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Ecclesiastes 7:1 NIV
A good name is better than fine perfume,
    and the day of death better than the day of birth.
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Ecclesiastes 7:8 NIV
The end of a matter is better than its beginning,
    and patience is better than pride.
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Matthew 2:11 NIV
On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
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Matthew 14:6 NIV
On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for the guests and pleased Herod so much
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Romans 14:5 NIV
One person considers one day more sacred than another; another considers every day alike. Each of them should be fully convinced in their own mind.
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Proverbs 9:11 NIV
For through wisdom your days will be many,
    and years will be added to your life.
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Genesis 40:20 NIV
Now the third day was Pharaoh’s birthday, and he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials:
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Mark 6:21 NIV
Finally the opportune time came. On his birthday Herod gave a banquet for his high officials and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee.
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Leviticus 18:3 NIV
You must not do as they do in Egypt, where you used to live, and you must not do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you. Do not follow their practices.
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Numbers 6:24-26 NIV
24 “‘“The Lord bless you
    and keep you;
25 the Lord make his face shine on you
    and be gracious to you;
26 the Lord turn his face toward you
    and give you peace. ”’
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Philippians 1:3 NIV
I thank my God every time I remember you.
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Jeremiah 20:14 NIV
Cursed be the day I was born!
    May the day my mother bore me not be blessed!
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3 John 1:2 NIV
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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Isaiah 46:4 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.
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Ecclesiastes 11:8 NIV
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.
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Luke 1:14 NIV
He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth,
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