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 who is turning aside the judgment of fatherless, sojourner, and widow, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
2 Samuel 14:5
And the king saith to her, 'What -- to thee?' and she saith, 'Truly a widow woman am I, and my husband dieth,
Job 22:9
Widows thou hast sent away empty, And the arms of the fatherless are bruised.
Job 29:13
The blessing of the perishing cometh on me, And the heart of the widow I cause to sing.
Isaiah 1:17
Seek judgment, make happy the oppressed, Judge the fatherless, strive for the widow.
Jeremiah 5:28
They have been fat, they have shone, Yea, they have overpassed the acts of the evil, Judgment they have not judged, The judgment of the fatherless -- and they prosper, And the judgment of the needy they have not judged.

Avenge

Luke 18:7
and shall not God execute the justice to His choice ones, who are crying unto Him day and night -- bearing long in regard to them?
Romans 13:3
For those ruling are not a terror to the good works, but to the evil; and dost thou wish not to be afraid of the authority? that which is good be doing, and thou shalt have praise from it,

General references

2 Kings 8:3
And it cometh to pass, at the end of seven years, that the woman turneth back from the land of the Philistines, and goeth out to cry unto the king, for her house, and for her field.