Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He is a father to the fatherless and an advocate for widows. God rules from his holy palace.
who justly treats the orphan and widow, and who loves resident foreigners, giving them food and clothing.
You shall rejoice before him -- you, your son, your daughter, your male and female slaves, the Levites in your villages, the resident foreigners, the orphans, and the widows among you -- in the place where the Lord chooses to locate his name.
The Lord tears down the house of the proud, but he maintains the boundaries of the widow.
Leave your orphans behind and I will keep them alive. Your widows too can depend on me."
Assyria cannot save us; we will not ride warhorses. We will never again say, 'Our gods' to what our own hands have made. For only you will show compassion to Orphan Israel!"
"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.
Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world.