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
Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.
Deuteronomy 19:14
Thou shalt not reduce thy neighbour's border, which those of old time have marked in thine inheritance, which thou shalt possess in the land that the LORD thy God gives thee to inherit.
Deuteronomy 27:17
Cursed is he that reduces his neighbour's border. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Job 24:2
Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks and feed thereof.


Job 6:27
Ye also overwhelm the fatherless and dig a pit before your friend.
Job 22:9
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, 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 the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate;
Psalm 94:6
They slay the widow and the stranger and murder the fatherless.
Jeremiah 7:5
For if ye thoroughly amend your ways and your doings, if ye thoroughly do right between a man and his neighbour,
Jeremiah 22:3
Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Zechariah 7:10
and do not oppress the widow nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.
Malachi 3:5
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.
James 1:27
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.

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Deuteronomy 27:17
Cursed is he that reduces his neighbour's border. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Psalm 136:24
And has redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endures for ever.