'Fatherless' in the Bible
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
and my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
he executes the rights of the fatherless and the widow and also loves the stranger, giving him food and clothing.
And the Levite, who has no part nor inheritance with thee, and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow who are within thy gates, shall come and shall eat and be satisfied, that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hands which thou doest.
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.
And thou shalt rejoice in thy solemn feast, thou and thy son and thy daughter and thy manslave and thy maidslave and the Levite and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, that are within thy gates (or within thy towns).
Thou shalt not twist the rights of the stranger nor of the fatherless nor take a widow's clothing for a pledge,
When thou doest reap thy harvest in thy field and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to bring it; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, or for the widow, that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
When thou beatest thine olive tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.
When thou gatherest the grapes of thy vineyard, thou shalt not glean it afterward; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.
When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thy fruits the third year, which is the year of tithing and hast given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that they may eat within thy gates and be filled;
then thou shalt say before the LORD thy God, I have brought the consecrated things out of my house and also have given them unto the Levite and unto the stranger to the fatherless and to the widow, according to all thy commandments which thou hast commanded me; I have not transgressed thy commandments, neither have I forgotten them.
Cursed is he that twists the rights of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Ye also overwhelm the fatherless and dig a pit before your friend.
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
They drive away the ass of the fatherless; they take the widow's ox for a pledge.
They pluck the fatherless from the breast and take a pledge of the poor.
because I delivered the poor that cried and the fatherless who had no one to help him.
or have eaten my morsel alone and the fatherless has not eaten thereof;
(for from my youth the fatherless was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided the widow from my mother's womb)
if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw that they would all help me in the gate;
Thou hast seen it, for thou dost behold mischief and spite to requite it with thy hand: the poor commits himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed that the man of the earth may no longer oppress.
A father of the fatherless and a defender of the widows is God in his holy habitation.
Do right concerning the poor and fatherless; do justice to the poor and destitute.
They slay the widow and the stranger and murder the fatherless.
Let his children be fatherless and his wife a widow.
Let there be no one to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.
The LORD preserves the strangers; he raises up the fatherless and widow; but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
Do not remove the old landmark, and do not enter into the inheritance of the fatherless:
learn to do good; seek judgment; restore unto the oppressed; hear the fatherless in right judgment; protect the widow.
Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.
Therefore the Lord shall have no joy in their young men, neither shall he have mercy on their fatherless and widows, for every one is a hypocrite and an evildoer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
to turn aside the poor from right judgment and to take away the right from the afflicted of my people that widows may be their prey and that they may rob the fatherless!
Therefore now hear this, thou delicate one, that dost sit in confidence and say in thine heart, I am, and no one else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I be fatherless.
Even thy sons which were fatherless, shall say in thine ears, The place is too strait for me; give place to me that I may dwell.
They are become fat; they shine; yea, they overpass in deeds of wickedness; they did not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless; with all this they made themselves prosperous; and they did not judge the cause of the poor.
if ye do not oppress the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed no innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt,
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.
Leave thy fatherless children; I will raise them; and thy widows shall trust in me.
In thee they have despised father and mother; in the midst of thee they have dealt by oppression with the stranger; in thee they have vexed the fatherless and the widow.
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.
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.
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.
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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