Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, when I saw my help in the gate:

Bible References


Job 6:27
Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend.
Job 22:9
Thou hast sent widows away empty, And the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 24:9
There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge of the poor;
Job 29:12
Because I delivered the poor that cried, The fatherless also, that had none to help him.
Proverbs 23:10
Remove not the ancient landmark; And enter not into the fields of the fatherless:
Jeremiah 5:28
They are waxed fat, they shine: yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they plead not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the sojourner; in thee have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.


Micah 2:1
Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.
Micah 7:3
Their hands are upon that which is evil to do it diligently; the prince asketh, and the judge is ready for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth the evil desire of his soul: thus they weave it together.

General references

Exodus 23:6
Thou shalt not wrest the justice due to thy poor in his cause.
Leviticus 23:22
And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them for the poor, and for the sojourner: I am Jehovah your God.
Lamentations 3:3
Surely against me he turneth his hand again and again all the day.
James 2:15
If a brother or sister be naked and in lack of daily food,