Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

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Bible References

A widow

Deuteronomy 27:19
Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
2 Samuel 14:5
And the king said unto her, What ails thee? And she answered, I am a widow woman, and my husband is dead.
Job 22:9
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 29:13
The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Isaiah 1:17
learn to do good; seek judgment; restore unto the oppressed; hear the fatherless in right judgment; protect the widow.
Jeremiah 5:28
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.

Avenge

Luke 18:7
And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?
Romans 13:3
For the magistrates are not a terror unto those who do good, but to the doer of evil. Is thy desire therefore to not fear the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same;

General references

2 Kings 8:3
And it came to pass at the end of the seven years that the woman returned out of the land of the Philistines, and she went forth to cry unto the king for her house and for her lands.