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

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Job 24:3
They will lead away the ass of the orphans, and they will take for pledge, the widow's ox.
Job 29:12
For I shall deliver the poor crying, and the orphan, and none helping to him.
Job 31:16
If I shall withhold from the desire of the poor, and cause the eyes of the widow to fail;
Exodus 22:21
Thou shalt not treat evil the stranger, and thou shalt not press him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 27:19
Cursing he turning away the judgment of the stranger, the orphan and the widow: and all the people said, Amen.
Psalm 94:6
The widow and the stranger they will slay, and they will kill the orphan.
Isaiah 1:17
Learn to do good; seek out judgment, lead right the oppressor, judge the orphan, contend for the widow.
Isaiah 10:2
To turn away the judgment of the powerless, and to strip off judgment of the distressed of my people, for widows to be their plunder, and they will plunder orphans.
Ezekiel 22:7
They made light of father and mother in thee: they did with violence to the stranger in the midst of thee: they oppresed the orphan and the widow in thee.
Malachi 3:5
And I came near to you for judgment: and I was a swift witness against those practicing magic, and against those committing adultery, and against those swearing to falsehood, and against those oppressing the hire of the hireling, the widow and the orphan, and those turning aside the stranger, and they feared not me, said Jehovah of armies.
Luke 18:3
And a widow was in that city; and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.


Psalm 10:15
Break the arm of the unjust and the evil one: thou wilt seek out his injustice; thou wilt not find.
Psalm 37:17
For the arms of the unjust shall be broken, and Jehovah upholds the just
Ezekiel 30:22
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Behold me against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and I brake his arms, the strong, and the broken; and I caused the sword to fall from his hand.

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Job 33:32
If there be words, turn back to me: speak, for I desired to justify thee.