Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

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Bible References

Widows

Job 24:3
They drive away the ass of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge.
Job 29:12
because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.
Job 31:16
If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
Exodus 22:21
Thou shalt neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 27:19
Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Psalm 94:6
They slay the widow and the stranger and murder the fatherless.
Isaiah 1:17
learn to do good; seek judgment; restore unto the oppressed; hear the fatherless in right judgment; protect the widow.
Isaiah 10:2
to turn aside the poor from right judgment and to take away the right from the afflicted of my people that widows may be their prey and that they may rob the fatherless!
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
Luke 18:3
and there was a widow in that city, and she came unto him, saying, Defend me from my adversary.

Arms

Psalm 10:15
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man; seek out his wickedness until thou find none.
Psalm 37:17
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
Ezekiel 30:22
Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I am against Pharaoh king of Egypt and will break his arms, the strong, and that which was broken; and I will cause the sword to fall out of his hand.

General references

Job 33:32
If thou hast anything to say, answer me; speak, for I desire to justify thee.