Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Bible References


Proverbs 22:28
Do not move back the ancient boundary, which thy father's made.
Deuteronomy 19:14
Thou shall not move back the boundary of thy neighbour, by which they set bounds at first, - in thine inheritance which thou shall receive in the land which Yahweh thy God is giving thee to possess.
Deuteronomy 27:17
Cured, be he that moveth back the boundary of his neighbour. And all the people shall say - Amen.
Job 24:2
Boundaries, men move back, flocks, they seize and consume;


Job 6:27
Surely, the fatherless, ye would assail, and make merchandise of your friend!
Job 22:9
Widows, thou hast sent away empty, and, the arms of the fatherless, thou dost crush.
Job 24:3
The ass of the fatherless, they drive off, they take in pledge the ox of the widow;
Job 31:21
If I shook - against the fatherless - my hand, when I saw, in the gate, his need of my help,
Psalm 94:6
The widow and sojourner, they will slay, And, the fatherless, murder.
Jeremiah 7:5
But, if ye shall thoroughly amend, your ways, and your doings, - Shall thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbour;
Jeremiah 22:3
Thus, saith Yahweh, - Execute ye justice, and righteousness, And deliver the robbed out of the hand of the oppressor, - But the sojourner the fatherless, and the widow, do not oppress neither commit violence, And the blood of the innocent, do not ye shed, in this place.
Zechariah 7:10
And, the widow and the fatherless, the sojourner and the humbled, do not ye oppress, - and, wickedness between one man and another, do not ye devise in your hearts.
Malachi 3:5
Therefore will I draw near unto you for judgment, and will become a swift witness against the mutterers of incantations, and against the adulterers, and against them that swear to a falsehood, - and against them who rob the hire of the hireling, the widow and the fatherless, and that drive away the sojourner, and do not revere me, saith Yahweh of hosts.
James 1:27
Religious observance, pure and undefiled with our God and Father, is, this - to be visiting orphans and widows in their affliction, unspotted, to keep, himself, from the world.

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Deuteronomy 27:17
Cured, be he that moveth back the boundary of his neighbour. And all the people shall say - Amen.
Psalm 136:24
And freed us with force from our adversaries, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.