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Theasaurus: Orphans

41 Bible Verses about Orphans

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Job 29:12

Because I used to deliver the oppressed who was crying out for aid, the fatherless also, and him that had no helper;

Isaiah 9:17

For this cause, over their choice young men, will My Lord not rejoice, And on their fatherless and their widows, will he not have compassion, For every one of them, is profane and an evildoer, And, every mouth is speaking baseness, - For all this, hath his anger, not turned back, But still, is his hand outstretched.

Lamentations 5:1-3

Remember, O Yahweh, what hath befallen us, Look around, and see our reproach: Our inheritance, turned over to foreigners, our houses, to aliens. Orphans, have we become, and fatherless, our mothers, are widows indeed.

Psalm 109:9

Let his children become fatherless, and his wife a widow;

Psalm 10:14

Thou hast seen! For, thou, mischief and misery, dost discern, to requite with thine own hand, Unto thee, doth, the unfortunate one, give himself up, To the fatherless, thou thyself, hast become a helper.

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave thy fatherless children I, will preserve them alive, - And thy widows, In me, let them trust.

Hosea 14:3

Assyria, shall not save us, Upon horses, will we not ride, neither will we say any more - Our god! to the work of our own hands! For, in thee, shall the fatherless, find compassion.

Deuteronomy 26:12-13

When thou shalt make an end of tithing all the tithe of thine increase in the third year the year of tithing, - and shalt give unto the Levite unto the sojourner, unto the fatherless and unto the widow, and they shall eat within thy gates and be satisfied, then shalt thou say - before Yahweh thy God: - I have carefully removed that which was hallowed out of the house moreover also I have given it unto the Levite, and unto the sojourner unto the fatherless and unto the widow, according to all thy commandment which thou hast commanded me, - I have not transgressed any of thy commandments neither have I forgotten,

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.

Deuteronomy 24:19

When thou cuttest down thy harvest in thy field and forgettest a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not turn back to fetch it, to the sojourner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, shall it belong, - that Yahweh thy God, may bless thee, in all the Work of thy hands.

Deuteronomy 14:28-29

At the end of three years, shalt thou bring forth all the tithe of thine increase in that year, - and shalt lay it up within thy gates; and the Levite shall come in - because he hath neither portion nor inheritance with thee - and the sojourner and the fatherless and the widow who are within thy gates, and they shall eat and be satisfied, - that Yahweh thy God may bless thee, in all the work of thy hand which thou shalt do.

Jeremiah 7:5-7

But, if ye shall thoroughly amend, your ways, and your doings, - Shall thoroughly execute justice between a man and his neighbour; The sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, shall not oppress, And innocent blood, shall not shed in this place, - And after other gods, shall not walk to your own hurt, Then will I cause you to dwell In this place, In the land which I gave to your fathers, - From one age even unto another,

Psalm 94:5-6

Thy people, O Yahweh, they will crush, And, thine inheritance, tread down; The widow and sojourner, they will slay, And, the fatherless, murder.

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 31:17

Or, used to eat my morsel alone, so that the fatherless did not eat thereof;

Isaiah 1:23

Thy rulers, are unruly, and companions of thieves, Every one of the people, loveth a bribe, and runneth after rewards, - The fatherless, they do not vindicate, And, the plea of the widow, reacheth them not.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have waxed fat, they shine Yea they have overpassed the records of wickedness. The right, have they not determined, the right of the fatherless that they might prosper, - Yea justice to the helpless, have they not decreed.

Ezekiel 22:7

Father and mother, have they despised in thee, To the sojourner, have they dealt with oppression in the midst of thee, - The fatherless and the widow, have they maltreated in thee:

Exodus 22:22-24

Neither widow nor fatherless, shalt thou humiliate: if thou, do humiliate, him, when he in anywise crieth out unto me, I will, surely hear, his outcry: so shall kindle mine anger, and I will slay you with the sword, - and your wives, shall become widows, and your, sons fatherless.

Proverbs 23:10-11

Do not move back the ancient boundary, and, into the fields of the fatherless, do not enter; For, their near of kin, is strong, he, will plead their cause with thee.

Isaiah 10:1-4

Alas! for them who ordain iniquitous decree, - And, busy writers, who make a business of writing mischief: Turning aside from judgment, the poor, And robbing, of justice, the oppressed of my people, - So that, widows, become, their spoil, And of the fatherless, they make prey. What, then, will ye do for the day of visitation, And for the devastation, which from afar, shall come? Unto whom, will ye flee for help? And where will ye leave your gory?read more.
Without me, one hath bowed under a prisoner Yea under the slain, do they fall! For all this, hath his anger, not turned back, But still, is his hand outstretched.

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.

Deuteronomy 16:11

So shalt thou rejoice before Yahweh thy God - thou, and thy son and thy daughter and thy servant and thy handmaid, and the Levite who is within thy gates, and the sojourner, and the fatherless and the widow who are in thy midst, - in the place which Yahweh thy God shall choose, to make a habitation for his name there.

Galatians 4:5

That, them who were under law, he might redeem, that, the sonship, we might duly receive; -

Genesis 11:27-28

These, then are the generations of Terah, Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran, - and, Haran, begat Lot; and Haran died, in the presence of Terah his father, - in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldees.

Numbers 27:1-5

Then came near the daughters of Zelophehad, son of Hepher, son of Gilead son of Machir son of Manasseh pertaining to the families of Manasseh, son of Joseph, - these being the names of his daughters, Mahlah Noah and Hoglah and Milcah, and Tirzah. So they stood before Moses and before Eleazar the priest, and before the princes, and all the assembly, - at the entrance of the tent of meeting, saying: Our father, died in the desert, although, he, was not among the assembly that conspired against Yahweh, in the assembly of Korah, - but, in his own sin, died he; and sons, had he none.read more.
Wherefore should the name of our father be withdrawn out of the midst of his family, because he had no son? Give ye unto us a possession, ill the midst of the brethren of our father. And Moses brought near their cause before Yahweh.

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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.

Deuteronomy 14:29

and the Levite shall come in - because he hath neither portion nor inheritance with thee - and the sojourner and the fatherless and the widow who are within thy gates, and they shall eat and be satisfied, - that Yahweh thy God may bless thee, in all the work of thy hand which thou shalt do.

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