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, you cause anger to fall on the fatherless, and you dig a pit for your friend.
Job 22:9
You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 24:9
They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge from the poor.
Job 29:12
For I delivered the poor who cried for help, and the fatherless who had none to help him.
Proverbs 23:10
Do not remove the old landmarks, and do not enter into the fields of the fatherless;
Jeremiah 5:28
They have become fat, they shine. Yes, they go past the deeds of the wicked; they do not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may get rich; and they do not judge the right of the needy.
Ezekiel 22:7
In you they have despised father and mother. In your midst they have dealt with the stranger by oppression. In you they oppressed the orphan and the widow.


Micah 2:1
Woe to those who plot wickedness and prepare evil on their beds! When the morning is light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.
Micah 7:3
Both hands are on evil, to do it well. The ruler asks for a bribe, and the judge also; and the great man speaks the evil desire of his soul. So they weave it together.

General references

Exodus 23:6
You shall not pervert the judgment of your poor in his cause.
Leviticus 23:22
And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not completely reap the corner of your field. When you reap the gleaning of your harvest, you shall not gather. You shall leave them to the poor and to the stranger. I am Jehovah your God.
Lamentations 3:3
Surely He turned against me; He turns His hand all the day.
James 2:15
If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food,