Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Men groan from out of the city, and the souls of the dead cry out; yet God did not hinder them.
because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.
if I have seen any perish for want of clothing or any needy without a covering;
By reason of the great violence they shall call out; they cry out because of the strength of the many.
And it came to pass in process of time that the king of Egypt died, and the sons of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God from their bondage.
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, saith the LORD; I will set in safety the one whom the wicked one has ensnared.
For the vineyard of the LORD of the hosts is the house of Israel and every man of Judah his pleasant plant; and he looked for judgment, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped your fields (which you have kept back by fraud) cries out; and the cries of those who have reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of the hosts.
If thou afflict them in any manner, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry;
Behold, I have made thee small among the Gentiles: thou shalt be greatly humbled.