Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:

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Proverbs 22:28
Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set.
Deuteronomy 19:14
Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have fixed in thine inheritance, which thou shalt inherit in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess.
Deuteronomy 27:17
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Job 24:2
They remove the landmarks; they violently take away the flocks and pasture them;


Job 6:27
Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and dig a pit for your friend.
Job 22:9
Widows hast thou sent empty away, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 24:3
They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge;
Job 31:21
If I have lifted up my hand against an orphan, because I saw my help in the gate:
Psalm 94:6
They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless,
Jeremiah 7:5
But if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if ye really do justice between a man and his neighbour,
Jeremiah 22:3
Thus saith Jehovah: Execute judgment and righteousness, and deliver the spoiled out of the hand of the oppressor; and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, or the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place.
Zechariah 7:10
and oppress not the widow and the fatherless, the stranger and the afflicted; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
Malachi 3:5
And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the false swearers, and against those that oppress the hired servant in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith Jehovah of hosts.
James 1:27
Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, to keep oneself unspotted from the world.

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Deuteronomy 27:17
Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark! And all the people shall say, Amen.
Psalm 136:24
And hath delivered us from our oppressors, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever: