Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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The cause

Exodus 18:26
And they judged the people in all time; and the hard word they brought to Moses, and every small word they will judge themselves.
Deuteronomy 13:14
And seek, and examine, and ask, doing well; and behold, the truth and the word certain this abomination being done in the midst of you;
Deuteronomy 17:8
When a word shall be hard for thee for judging between blood to blood, between controversy to controversy, and between blow to blow, words of contention in thy gates; and thou didst arise and go up to the place which Jehovah thy God shall choose in it;
1 Kings 3:16
Then will come two women, harlots, to the king, and they will stand before him.
Proverbs 25:2
The glory of God to conceal the word: and the glory of kings to search the word.
Proverbs 29:7
The just one knew the judgment of the poor: the unjust one will not understand knowledge.

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Proverbs 31:9
Open thy mouth; judge justly, and contend for the poor and needy.