Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Widows hast thou sent empty away, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Men groan from out of the city, and the soul of the wounded crieth out; and +God imputeth not the impiety.
For I delivered the afflicted that cried, and the fatherless who had no helper.
If I have seen any perishing for want of clothing, or any needy without covering;
By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry; they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty:
And it came to pass during those many days, that the king of Egypt died. And the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and cried; and their cry came up to God because of the bondage;
And Jehovah said, I have seen assuredly the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and their cry have I heard on account of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.
Because of the oppression of the afflicted, because of the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith Jehovah, I will set him in safety, at whom they puff.
For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his delight: and he looked for justice, and behold, blood-shedding; for righteousness, and behold, a cry.
Behold, the wages of your labourers, who have harvested your fields, wrongfully kept back by you, cry, and the cries of those that have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
If thou afflict him in any way, if he cry at all unto me, I will certainly hear his cry;
Behold, I have made thee small among the nations; thou art greatly despised.