Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ye also overwhelm the fatherless and dig a pit before your friend.
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
They pluck the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge of the poor.
because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.
Do not remove the old landmark, and do not enter into the inheritance of the fatherless:
They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.
Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.
To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.
Thou shalt not pervert the rights of thy poor in his cause.
And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest; thou shalt leave them for the poor and for the stranger. I AM your God.
Aleph Surely he is turned against me; he turns his hand against me all the day.
If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food,