Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!

Bible References

Turn aside

Isaiah 29:21
who make a man an offender in [his] cause, and lay a snare for him who reproves in the gate, and turn aside the just with a thing of nothing.
Lamentations 3:35
to turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High,
Amos 2:7
those who pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek. And a man and his father go to the [same] maiden, to profane my holy name.
Amos 5:11
Inasmuch therefore as ye trample upon the poor, and take exactions of wheat from him. Ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them. Ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink the wine thereof.
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the FALSE swearers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the f

That widows

Isaiah 1:23
Thy rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They judge not the fatherless, nor does the cause of the widow come to them.
Isaiah 3:14
LORD will enter into judgment with the elders of his people, and the rulers of it. It is ye who have eaten up the vineyard; the spoil of a poor man is in your houses.
Isaiah 5:7
For the vineyard of LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant. And he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression, for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.
Jeremiah 7:6
if ye do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own hurt,
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Matthew 23:14
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.

General references

Exodus 22:22
Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
Exodus 23:6
Thou shall not distort the justice [due] to thy poor in his case.
Psalm 94:6
They kill the widow and the sojourner, and murder the fatherless.
Isaiah 59:14
And justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off. For truth has fallen in the street, and uprightness cannot enter.