'Fatherless' in the Bible
"You shall not take advantage of any widow or fatherless child.
and my wrath will grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.
and the Levite, because he has no portion nor inheritance with you, and the foreigner living among you, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
and you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite who is within your gates, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are in the midst of you, in the place which Yahweh your God shall choose, to cause his name to dwell there.
and you shall rejoice in your feast, you, and your son, and your daughter, and your male servant, and your female servant, and the Levite, and the foreigner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates.
You shall not wrest the justice [due] to the foreigner, [or] to the fatherless, nor take the widow's clothing to pledge;
When you reap your harvest in your field, and have forgot a sheaf in the field, you shall not go again to get it: it shall be for the foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow; that Yahweh your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.
When you beat your olive tree, you shall not go over the boughs again: it shall be for the foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow.
When you gather [the grapes of] your vineyard, you shall not glean it after yourselves: it shall be for the foreigner, for the fatherless, and for the widow.
When you have made an end of tithing all the tithe of your increase in the third year, which is the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the foreigner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, that they may eat within your gates, and be filled.
You shall say before Yahweh your God, "I have put away the holy things out of my house, and also have given them to the Levite, and to the foreigner, to the fatherless, and to the widow, according to all your commandment which you have commanded me: I have not transgressed any of your commandments, neither have I forgotten them:
'Cursed is he who wrests the justice [due] to the foreigner, fatherless, and widow.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Yes, you would even cast lots for the fatherless, and make merchandise of your friend.
You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, and they take the widow's ox for a pledge.
There are those who pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor,
Because I delivered the poor who cried, and the fatherless also, who had none to help him,
or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it
if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,
But you do see trouble and grief. You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.
to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.
A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
They kill the widow and the alien, and murder the fatherless.
Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
Let there be none to extend kindness to him, neither let there be any to have pity on his fatherless children.
Yahweh preserves the foreigners. He upholds the fatherless and widow, but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.
Don't move the ancient boundary stone. Don't encroach on the fields of the fatherless:
Learn to do well. Seek justice. Relieve the oppressed. Judge the fatherless. Plead for the widow."
Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.
Therefore the Lord will not rejoice over their young men, neither will he have compassion on their fatherless and widows; for everyone is profane 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 deprive the needy from justice, and to rob the poor among my people of their rights, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!
They have grown fat. They shine; yes, they excell in deeds of wickedness. They don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and they don't judge the right of the needy.
if you don't oppress the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, and don't shed innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your own hurt:
Thus says Yahweh: Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver him who is robbed out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence, to the foreigner, the fatherless, nor the widow; neither shed innocent blood in this place.
Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.
We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows.
In you have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of you have they dealt by oppression with the foreigner; in you have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Assyria can't save us. We won't ride on horses; neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, 'Our gods!' for in you the fatherless finds mercy."
Don't oppress the widow, nor the fatherless, the foreigner, nor the poor; and let none of you devise evil against his brother in your heart.'
I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against the perjurers, and against those who oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and who deprive the foreigner of justice, and don't fear me," says Yahweh of Armies.
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
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