Job 22:9
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New International Version
And you sent widows away empty-handed and broke the strength of the fatherless.

King James Bible
Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Darby Bible Translation
Widows hast thou sent empty away, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

World English Bible
You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.

Young's Literal Translation
Widows thou hast sent away empty, And the arms of the fatherless are bruised.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The arms of the fatherless - Whatever strength or power or property they had, of that thou hast deprived them. Thou hast been hard-hearted and cruel, and hast enriched thyself with the spoils of the poor and the defenceless.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

widows

Job 24:3,21 They drive away the donkey of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge...

Job 29:12,13 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him...

Job 31:16-18,21 If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail...

Exodus 22:21-24 You shall neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for you were strangers in the land of Egypt...

Deuteronomy 27:19 Cursed be he that perverts the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Psalm 94:6 They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.

Isaiah 1:17,23 Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow...

Isaiah 10:2 To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey...

Ezekiel 22:7 In you have they set light by father and mother: in the middle of you have they dealt by oppression with the stranger...

Malachi 3:5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers...

Luke 18:3-5 And there was a widow in that city; and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary...

arms

Psalm 10:15 Break you the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till you find none.

Psalm 37:17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholds the righteous.

Ezekiel 30:22 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and will break his arms, the strong...

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December 29 Morning
Understanding what the will of the Lord is.--EPH. 5:17. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.--Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.--This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.--We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Whether All Things are under Divine Providence We proceed to the second article thus: 1. It seems that not all things are under divine providence. For nothing that is ordained happens contingently, and if all things were provided by God, nothing would happen contingently. There would then be no such thing as chance or fortune. But this is contrary to common opinion. 2. Again, every wise provider, so far as he is able, preserves those in his care from defect and from evil. But we see many evils in
Aquinas—Nature and Grace

Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
To declare emphatically that the people of God are a covenant people, various signs were in sovereignty vouchsafed. The lights in the firmament of heaven were appointed to be for signs, affording direction to the mariner, the husbandman, and others. Miracles wrought on memorable occasions, were constituted signs or tokens of God's universal government. The gracious grant of covenant signs was made in order to proclaim the truth of the existence of God's covenant with his people, to urge the performance
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria. Gregory to Eulogius, &c. As cold water to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country (Prov. xxv. 25). But what can be good news to me, so far as concerns the behoof of holy Church, but to hear of the health and safety of your to me most sweet Holiness, who, from your perception of the light of truth, both illuminate the same Church with the word of preaching, and mould it to a better way by the example of your manners? As often, too, as I recall in
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
Job 6:27
You would even cast lots for the fatherless and barter away your friend.

Job 24:3
They drive away the orphan's donkey and take the widow's ox in pledge.

Job 24:21
They prey on the barren and childless woman, and to the widow they show no kindness.

Job 29:13
The one who was dying blessed me; I made the widow's heart sing.

Job 31:16
"If I have denied the desires of the poor or let the eyes of the widow grow weary,

Job 31:18
but from my youth I reared them as a father would, and from my birth I guided the widow--

Jeremiah 48:25
Moab's horn is cut off; her arm is broken," declares the LORD.

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