Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.

General references

Bible References

The cause

Exodus 18:26
And they shall judge the people, at any time, - the hard matters, shall they bring in unto Moses, but all the small matters, shall, they themselves, judge.
Deuteronomy 13:14
and thou shalt enquire, and search out, and ask diligently, - and lo! true - certain, is the thing, this abomination, hath been done, in thy midst,
Deuteronomy 17:8
When any matter of judgment, shall be too difficult for thee - between blood and blood between plea and plea or between stroke and stroke, matters of contention within thy gates, then shalt thou arise and go up unto the place which Yahweh thy God shall choose;
1 Kings 3:16
Then, came there in two unchaste women, unto the king, - and stood before him.
Proverbs 25:2
The glory of God, is to conceal a thing, but, the glory of kings, is to search out a thing.
Proverbs 29:7
The righteous doth acknowledge the plea of the poor, but, the lawless, regardeth not knowledge.

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Proverbs 31:9
Open thy mouth - judge righteously, - and administer justice for the poor and the needy.