Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Honour widows that are widows indeed.
1 Timothy 5:2
the elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.
Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
and now has no need to honour his father or his mother with succour. Thus ye have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor did we seek glory of men neither of you nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome unto you as the apostles of Christ.
1 Peter 2:17
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
1 Peter 3:7
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them wisely, giving honour unto the woman, as unto a more fragile vessel and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers not be hindered.
1 Timothy 5:9
Let a widow be placed on the list being not less than sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,
he executes the rights of the fatherless and the widow and also loves the stranger, giving him food and clothing.
And the Levite, who has no part nor inheritance with thee, and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow who are within thy gates, shall come and shall eat and be satisfied, that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hands which thou doest.
And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite that is within thy gates and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God has chosen to place his name there.
Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
A father of the fatherless and a defender of the widows is God in his holy habitation.
They slay the widow and the stranger and murder the fatherless.
The LORD preserves the strangers; he raises up the fatherless and widow; but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
Leave thy fatherless children; I will raise them; and thy widows shall trust in me.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer; therefore, ye shall receive the greater judgment.
Now when he came near to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and many people from the city were with her.
And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, that their widows were neglected in the daily ministry.
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made them while she was with them.
The pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep thyself unspotted from this world.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let those learn first to govern their house in piety and to recompense their parents, for this is honest and pleasing before God.
and she was a widow eighty-four years, who departed not from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him and said of him, Behold a true Israelite, in whom is no guile!