Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
They drive away the ass of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge.
because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.
or have eaten my morsel alone and the fatherless has not eaten thereof;
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
Do right concerning the poor and fatherless; do justice to the poor and destitute.
Do not remove the old landmark, and do not enter into the inheritance of the fatherless:
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.
And I will come near unto you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against false swearers and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and do not fear me, said the LORD of the hosts.
The pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep thyself unspotted from this world.
He made a pit and deepened it and shall fall into the ditch which he made.
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down; they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.
Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them and to turn away thy wrath from them.