Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Honour widows that are widows indeed.
1 Timothy 5:2
the elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, in all purity.
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.
he shall not honor his father or mother.' You have made the commandment of God void because of your tradition.
1 Thessalonians 2:6
nor seeking glory from men (neither from you nor from others), when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.
1 Peter 2:17
Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
1 Peter 3:7
You husbands, in the same way, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers may not be hindered.
1 Timothy 5:9
Let no one be enrolled as a widow under sixty years old, having been the wife of one man,
He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.
and the Levite, because he has no portion nor inheritance with you, and the foreigner living among you, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
and you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your gates, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in the midst of you, in the place which Yahweh your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there.
'Cursed is he who wrests the justice [due] to the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, 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 kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.
Yahweh preserves the foreigners. He upholds the fatherless and widow, but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.
Now when he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, one who was dead was carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. Many people of the city were with her.
Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily service.
Peter got up and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper room. All the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety towards their own family, and to repay their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who didn't depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said about him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!"