The Lord protects those residing outside their native land; he lifts up the fatherless and the widow,
They have treated father and mother with contempt
You must not oppress the widow, the orphan, the foreigner, or the poor, nor should anyone secretly plot evil against his fellow human being.’
But the widow who is truly in need, and completely on her own,
But do not accept younger widows on the list,
So she removed her widow’s clothes and covered herself with a veil. She wrapped herself and sat at the entrance to Enaim which is on the way to Timnah. (She did this because
Learn to do what is right! Promote justice! Give the oppressed reason to celebrate!
Stop oppressing foreigners who live in your land, children who have lost their fathers, and women who have lost their husbands.
She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years.
yet because this widow keeps on bothering me, I will give her justice, or in the end she will wear me out
Pure and undefiled religion before
Your officials are rebels,
David’s two wives had been taken captive – Ahinoam the Jezreelite and Abigail the Carmelite, Nabal’s widow.
His second son
But the one who lives for pleasure is dead even
So I want younger women to marry, raise children, and manage a household, in order to give the adversary no opportunity to vilify us.
When you finish tithing all