Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
The ass of the fatherless they lead away, They take in pledge the ox of the widow,
For I deliver the afflicted who is crying, And the fatherless who hath no helper.
If I withhold from pleasure the poor, And the eyes of the widow do consume,
'And a sojourner thou dost not oppress, nor crush him, for sojourners ye have been in the land of Egypt.
Cursed is he who is turning aside the judgment of fatherless, sojourner, and widow, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
Widow and sojourner they slay, And fatherless ones they murder.
Seek judgment, make happy the oppressed, Judge the fatherless, strive for the widow.
To turn aside from judgment the poor, And to take violently away the judgment Of the afflicted of My people, That widows may be their prey, That the fatherless they may spoil.
Father and mother made light of in thee, To a sojourner they dealt oppressively in thy midst, Fatherless and widow they oppressed in thee.
And I have drawn near to you for judgment, And I have been a witness, Making haste against sorcerers, And against adulterers, And against swearers to a falsehood, And against oppressors of the hire of an hireling, Of a widow, and of a fatherless one, And those turning aside a sojourner, And who fear Me not, said Jehovah of Hosts.
and a widow was in that city, and she was coming unto him, saying, Do me justice on my opponent,
Break the arm of the wicked and the evil, Seek out his wickedness, find none;
For the arms of the wicked are shivered, And Jehovah is sustaining the righteous.
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am against Pharaoh, king of Egypt, And I have broken his arms, The strong one and the broken one, And have caused the sword to fall out of his hand,
If there are words -- answer me, Speak, for I have a desire to justify thee.