Bible Cross References
A father
Psalm 10:14
But you do see; you take notice of trouble and suffering and are always ready to help. The helpless commit themselves to you; you have always helped the needy.
Psalm 10:18
You will hear the cries of the oppressed and the orphans; you will judge in their favor, so that mortal men may cause terror no more.
Psalm 82:3
Defend the rights of the poor and the orphans; be fair to the needy and the helpless.
Psalm 82:4
Rescue them from the power of evil people.
Psalm 146:9
He protects the strangers who live in our land; he helps widows and orphans, but takes the wicked to their ruin.
Job 31:16
I have never refused to help the poor; never have I let widows live in despair
Job 31:17
or let orphans go hungry while I ate.
Jeremiah 49:11
Leave your orphans with me, and I will take care of them. Your widows can depend on me.
Hosea 14:3
Assyria can never save us, and war horses cannot protect us. We will never again say to our idols that they are our God. O LORD, you show mercy to those who have no one else to turn to."
a judge
Psalm 72:2
so that he will rule over your people with justice and govern the oppressed with righteousness.
Psalm 72:4
May the king judge the poor fairly; may he help the needy and defeat their oppressors.
Deuteronomy 10:18
He makes sure that orphans and widows are treated fairly; he loves the foreigners who live with our people, and gives them food and clothes.
Job 29:12
When the poor cried out, I helped them; I gave help to orphans who had nowhere to turn.
Job 29:13
People who were in deepest misery praised me, and I helped widows find security.
Isaiah 1:23
Your leaders are rebels and friends of thieves; they are always accepting gifts and bribes. They never defend orphans in court or listen when widows present their case.
Jeremiah 5:28
why they are fat and well fed. There is no limit to their evil deeds. They do not give orphans their rights or show justice to the oppressed.
Luke 18:2-7
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"In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected people.
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And there was a widow in that same town who kept coming to him and pleading for her rights, saying, 'Help me against my opponent!'
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For a long time the judge refused to act, but at last he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or respect people,
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yet because of all the trouble this widow is giving me, I will see to it that she gets her rights. If I don't, she will keep on coming and finally wear me out!' "
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And the Lord continued, "Listen to what that corrupt judge said.
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Now, will God not judge in favor of his own people who cry to him day and night for help? Will he be slow to help them?
Ephesians 5:1
Since you are God's dear children, you must try to be like him.
in his
Psalm 33:14
From where he rules, he looks down on all who live on earth.
2 Chronicles 6:2
Now I have built a majestic temple for you, a place for you to live in forever."
2 Chronicles 30:27
The priests and the Levites asked the LORD's blessing on the people. In his home in heaven God heard their prayers and accepted them.
Isaiah 57:15
"I am the high and holy God, who lives forever. I live in a high and holy place, but I also live with people who are humble and repentant, so that I can restore their confidence and hope.
Isaiah 66:1
The LORD says, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What kind of house, then, could you build for me, what kind of place for me to live in?
Acts 7:48
"But the Most High God does not live in houses built by human hands; as the prophet says,
Acts 7:49
'Heaven is my throne, says the Lord, and the earth is my footstool. What kind of house would you build for me? Where is the place for me to live in?