New International Version
Leave your fatherless children; I will keep them alive. Your widows too can depend on me.'"
King James Bible
Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Darby Bible Translation
Leave thine orphans, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
World English Bible
Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.
Young's Literal Translation
Leave thine orphans -- I do keep alive, And thy widows -- on Me trust ye,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Leave thy fatherless children - The connection of this with the context is not easy to be discerned; but, as a general maxim, it is of great importance. Widows and orphans are the peculiar care of God. He is as the best of fathers to the one, and the most loving of husbands to the other. Even the widows and orphans of Esau, who escape the general destruction, shall be taken care of by the Lord.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryOctober 30. "Dwell Deep" (Jer. Xlix. 8).
"Dwell deep" (Jer. xlix. 8). God's presence blends with every other thought and consciousness, flowing sweetly and evenly through our business plans, our social converse our heart's affections, our manual toil, our entire life, blending with all, consecrating all, and conscious through all, like the fragrance of a flower, or the presence of a friend consciously near, and yet not hindering in the least the most intense and constant preoccupation of the hands and brain. How beautiful the established …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.
Assyria cannot save us; we will not mount warhorses. We will never again say 'Our gods' to what our own hands have made, for in you the fatherless find compassion."
Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.'
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