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Defend the rights of the poor and the orphans; be fair to the needy and the helpless.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.
Psalm 10:18 To judge for the fatherless and for the humble, that man may no more presume to magnify himself upon earth.
Deuteronomy 10:18 He doth judgment to the fatherless and the widow, loveth the stranger, and giveth him food and raiment.
Isaiah 1:17,23 Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow. . . .
Jeremiah 5:28 They are grown gross and fat: and have most wickedly transgressed my words. They have not judged the cause of the widow, they have not managed the cause of the fatherless, and they have not judged the judgment of the poor.
Jeremiah 22:3,16 Thus saith the Lord: Execute judgment and justice, and deliver him that is oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor: and afflict not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, nor oppress them unjustly: and shed not innocent blood in this place. . . .
James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.
ContextGod Presides in the Divine Assembly
…2How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked? 3Judge for the needy and fatherless: do justice to the humble and the poor.4Rescue the poor; and deliver the needy out of the hand of the sinner.…
Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger nor of the fatherless, neither shalt thou take away the widow's raiment for a pledge.
To judge for the fatherless and for the humble, that man may no more presume to magnify himself upon earth.
Unto the end, a psalm for David himself.  Blessed is he that understandeth concerning the needy and the poor: the Lord will deliver him in the evil day.
Give to the king thy judgment, O God, and to the king's son thy justice: To judge thy people with justice, and thy poor with judgment.
I know that the Lord will do justice to the needy, and will revenge the poor.
Learn to do well: seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge for the fatherless, defend the widow.
But he shall judge the poor with justice, and shall reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked.
He judged the cause of the poor and needy for his own good: was it not therefore because he knew me, saith the Lord?
Additional TranslationsDefend the cause of the weak and fatherless; uphold the rights of the afflicted and oppressed.Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Judge the poor and fatherless: Do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
Judge the orphan and poor: do justice to the low and needy.
Judge the poor and the fatherless, do justice to the afflicted and the destitute;
Judge the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and destitute.
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
Judge ye the weak and fatherless, The afflicted and the poor declare righteous.
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