Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

Bible References

Preserveth

Psalm 68:5
A father of the fatherless and a defender of the widows is God in his holy habitation.
Deuteronomy 10:18
he executes the rights of the fatherless and the widow and also loves the stranger, giving him food and clothing.
Deuteronomy 16:11
And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite that is within thy gates and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are among you, in the place which the LORD thy God has chosen to place his name there.
Proverbs 15:25
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud, but he will establish the inheritance of the widow.
Jeremiah 49:11
Leave thy fatherless children; I will raise them; and thy widows shall trust in me.
Hosea 14:3
Asshur shall not save us; we will not ride upon horses, neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, Ye are our gods, for in thee the fatherless finds mercy.
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.