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(1.00) (1Ti 5:11)

tn Grk “refuse younger widows.”

(1.00) (1Ti 5:16)

tn Grk “has widows.”

(0.88) (1Ti 5:3)

tn Grk “the real widows,” “those who are really widows.”

(0.88) (1Ti 5:16)

tn Grk “the real widows,” “those who are really widows.”

(0.75) (Jer 7:6)

tn Heb “Stop oppressing foreigner, orphan, and widow.”

(0.50) (Job 31:18)

tn Heb “I guided her,” referring to the widow mentioned in v. 16.

(0.50) (Isa 10:2)

tn Heb “so that widows are their plunder, and they can loot orphans.”

(0.50) (Isa 47:8)

tn Heb “I will not live [as] a widow, and I will not know loss of children.”

(0.50) (Eze 22:25)

tn Heb “her widows they have multiplied.” The statement alludes to their murderous acts.

(0.50) (Mic 2:9)

tn Heb “women.” This may be a synecdoche of the whole (women) for the part (widows).

(0.50) (Mal 3:5)

tn Heb “and against the oppressors of the worker for a wage, [the] widow and orphan.”

(0.50) (Luk 18:3)

tn This is an iterative imperfect; the widow did this on numerous occasions.

(0.50) (1Ti 5:9)

tn Grk “let a widow be enrolled if she has reached not less than sixty years.”

(0.44) (Jer 51:5)

tn Heb “widowed” (cf. BDB 48 s.v. אַלְמָן, an adjective occurring only here but related to the common word for “widow”). It is commonly translated as has been done here.

(0.44) (Luk 18:6)

sn Listen to what the unrighteous judge says! The point of the parable is that the judge’s lack of compassion was overcome by the widow’s persistence.

(0.44) (Deu 26:12)

tn The terms “Levite, resident foreigner, orphan, and widow” are collective singulars in the Hebrew text (also in v. 13).

(0.44) (Job 27:15)

tc The LXX has “their widows” to match the plural, and most commentators harmonize in the same way.

(0.44) (Eze 19:7)

tc The Hebrew text reads “widows” instead of “strongholds,” apparently due to a confusion of ר (resh) and ל (lamed). L. C. Allen (Ezekiel [WBC], 1:284) favors the traditional text, understanding “widows” in the sense of “women made widows.” D. I. Block, (Ezekiel [NICOT], 1:602) also defends the Hebrew text, arguing that the image is that of a dominant male lion who takes over the pride and by copulating with the females lays claim to his predecessor’s “widows.”

(0.44) (Luk 18:3)

sn This widow was not necessarily old, since many people lived only into their thirties in the 1st century.

(0.43) (Pro 15:25)

sn The “proud” have to be understood here in contrast to the widow, and their “house” has to be interpreted in contrast to the widow’s territory. The implication may be that the “proud” make their gain from the needy, and so God will set the balance right.

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