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Yea, ye would cast lots upon the fatherless, And make merchandise of your friend.
Thou hast sent widows away empty, And the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
There are that pluck the fatherless from the breast, And take a pledge of the poor;
Because I delivered the poor that cried, The fatherless also, that had none to help him.
Remove not the ancient landmark; And enter not into the fields of the fatherless:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thou shalt not wrest the justice due to thy poor in his cause.
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.
Surely against me he turneth his hand again and again all the day.
If a brother or sister be naked and in lack of daily food,