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Theasaurus: Orphans

41 Bible Verses about Orphans

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Job 29:12

because I delivered the poor who were crying for help, along with orphans who had no one to help them.

Isaiah 9:17

Therefore the Lord does not have pity on their young men, and has no compassion on their orphans and widows, because each of them was godless and an evildoer, and every mouth spoke folly. "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike.

Lamentations 5:1-3

LORD, remember what has happened to us. Pay attention, and look at our shame! Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, and our homes to foreigners. We are now orphans without fathers and our mothers are like widows.

Psalm 109:9

May his children become fatherless, and his wife a widow.

Psalm 10:14

But you do see! You take note of trouble and grief in order to take the matter into your own hand. The helpless one commits himself to you; you have been the orphan's helper.

Hosea 14:3

Assyria won't save us; we won't be riding on horses, Nor will we be saying anymore to the work of our hands, "You are our God." Indeed, in you the orphan finds mercy.'

Deuteronomy 26:12-13

"When you have finished your harvest, reserve the tithe in the third year (the year of the tithe), and give the entire tithe to the descendants of Levi, to the foreigners, to the orphans, and to the widows, so they may eat and be satisfied in your cities. Then declare in the presence of the LORD your God:

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the LORD says: "Uphold justice and righteousness. Deliver from their oppressor those who have been robbed. Don't mistreat or do violence to the alien, the orphan, or the widow, or shed the blood of innocent people in this place.

Deuteronomy 24:19

"When you are reaping in the field, and you overlook a sheaf, don't return to get it. Let it remain for the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow, in order that the LORD your God may bless everything you undertake.

Deuteronomy 14:28-29

Every third year, bring all the tithes of your produce of that year and store it in your cities so the descendants of Levi who have no tribal allotment as you do foreigners, orphans, and widows who live in your cities may come, eat, and be satisfied. That way, the LORD your God shall bless you in everything you do."

Jeremiah 7:5-7

but rather, truly change your ways and your deeds. If you truly practice justice between each person and his neighbor, and if you don't oppress the alien, the orphan, and the widow, and don't shed an innocent person's blood in this place, and if you don't follow other gods to your own harm, then I'll let you dwell in this land, the land that I gave to your ancestors forever and ever.

Psalm 94:5-6

LORD, they have crushed your people, afflicting your heritage. The wicked kill widows and foreigners; they murder orphans.

Job 6:27

Indeed, you would gamble to buy an orphan; and barter to buy your friend!

Job 22:9

You sent away widows empty-handed, and broke the outstretched arms of orphans.

Job 24:3

They drive away the orphan's donkey; they take the ox of the widow as security for a loan;

Job 31:17

if I ate my meals by myself without feeding orphans,

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. All of them are lovers of bribes and are runners after gifts. They don't bring justice to orphans, and the widow's case never comes up for review in their court."

Jeremiah 5:28

and have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They don't argue the case of the orphan to secure justice. They don't defend the rights of the poor.

Deuteronomy 27:19

""Cursed is the one who perverts justice due the foreigner, the orphan, or the widow.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

Exodus 22:22-24

"You are not to mistreat any widow or orphan. If you do mistreat them, they'll certainly cry out to me, and I'll immediately hear their cry. And I'll be angry and will kill you with swords, and your wives will become widows and your children orphans.

Proverbs 23:10-11

Don't move ancient boundaries or invade fields belonging to orphans; for strong is their Redeemer who will take up their case against you.

Isaiah 10:1-4

"How terrible it will be for the one who enacts unjust decrees, for those who write oppressive laws that they have prescribed to deprive the needy of justice and to rob the poor of my people of their rights, so that widows may become their spoil and so that they may plunder orphans! What will you do on the day of Judgment, in the calamity that will come from far away? To whom will you run for help, and where will you leave your wealth,read more.
so you won't have to crouch among those in chains or fall among the slain? "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike."

Malachi 3:5

"I'll come near to you for judgment. I'll be a witness, quick to speak against sorcerers, against adulterers, against those who swear falsely, against those who defraud the laborer of his wage, against those who defraud the widow and the orphan, against those who deprive the alien of justice, and against those who don't fear me," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Deuteronomy 16:11

Rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God with your son, daughter, male and female slaves, the descendants of Levi who is in your city, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow among you, at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.

Galatians 4:5

in order to redeem those who were under the Law, and thus to adopt them as his children.

Genesis 11:27-28

Now these are the family records of Terah: Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot. Haran died during his father's lifetime in the land of his birth, that is, in Ur of the Chaldeans.

Numbers 27:1-5

Now the daughters of Hepher's son Zelophehad, Gilead's grandson, who had been fathered by Machir, who had been fathered by Manasseh, from the tribe of Manasseh, the direct son of Joseph, were named Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. They approached Moses, Eleazar the priest, the elders, and the entire community at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting, stood before them, and said, "Our father died in the wilderness, but he wasn't with the company of those who gathered against the LORD along with the company of Korah. He died in his own sin, and he had no sons. read more.
Why are you going to eliminate the name of our father from his family, just because he had no son? Give us a possession from among our father's relatives." So Moses brought the family into the LORD's presence,

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Orphans » Admonitions in regard to

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the LORD says: "Uphold justice and righteousness. Deliver from their oppressor those who have been robbed. Don't mistreat or do violence to the alien, the orphan, or the widow, or shed the blood of innocent people in this place.

Deuteronomy 14:29

so the descendants of Levi who have no tribal allotment as you do foreigners, orphans, and widows who live in your cities may come, eat, and be satisfied. That way, the LORD your God shall bless you in everything you do."

Topics on Orphans

Examples Of Orphans

1;11;27-28

Now these are the family records of Terah: Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot.

God Caring For Orphans

59;1;27

A religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

People Helping Orphans

5;26;12-13

"When you have finished your harvest, reserve the tithe in the third year (the year of the tithe), and give the entire tithe to the descendants of Levi, to the foreigners, to the orphans, and to the widows, so they may eat and be satisfied in your cities.

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