Widows
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To be treated with kindness (Exodus 22:22; Deuteronomy 14:29; 16:11, 14; 24:17, 19-21; 26:12; 27:19, etc.). In the New Testament the same tender regard for them is inculcated (Acts 6:1-6; 1 Timothy 5:3-16) and exhibited.
Greek
5503. chera -- a widow
... widow. Word Origin of uncertain derivation Definition a widow NASB Word
Usage widow (13), widows (11), widows' (3). widow. Feminine ...
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Strong's Hebrew
490. almanah -- a widow
... Word Origin fem. of alman Definition a widow NASB Word Usage fortified (2), widow
(37), widow's (5), widowed (1), widows (11). desolate house palace, widow. ...
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491. almanuth -- widowhood
... widow's. Word Origin fem. of alman Definition widowhood NASB Word Usage
widow's (2), widowhood (1), widows (1). widow, widowhood. ...
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Library

The Property of Widows or of all the Faithful...
... Book II. Chapter XXIX. The property of widows or of all the faithful� ... 144. Great
care must be taken that the property entrusted by widows remains inviolate. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xxix the property of.htm

Concerning Widows.
... constitutions of the holy apostles. Book III. Sec. I."Concerning Widows.
The Age at Which Widows Should Be Chosen. I. Choose your ...
/.../various/constitutions of the holy apostles/sec i concerning widows.htm

The Character and Supports of Widows Indeed.
... SERMON XXIV. The Character and Supports of Widows indeed. 1 Timothy v.5.
"Now she that is a Widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth ...
/.../lee/sermons on various important subjects/sermon xxiv the character and.htm

Paul an Example to Widows, and to those who do not Live with their ...
... Discourse III."Thaleia. Chapter XII."Paul an Example to Widows, and to
Those Who Do Not Live with Their Wives. Come, now, and ...
/.../chapter xii paul an example to.htm

Care of Widows and Orphans.
... PHILANTHROPIC SUBJECTS. 782. " Care of Widows and Orphans. 782. LM Ch.
Psalmody. Care of Widows and Orphans. 1 Thou God of hope ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/782 care of widows.htm

The Double Altar, Widows and virgins; Gold the Symbol of virginity ...
... Discourse V."Thallousa. Chapter VIII."The Double Altar, Widows and Virgins;
Gold the Symbol of Virginity. Now the Jews prophesied ...
/.../chapter viii the double altar widows.htm

Though Many Other Widows came Near to Judith in virtue...
... Concerning Widows. Chapter VIII. Though many other widows came near to Judith in
virtue� Though many other widows came near to Judith in virtue, St. ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter viii though many other.htm

Bishops, Presbyters, Deacons, and Widows Ordained at Tripolis.
... Book VI. Chapter XV."Bishops, Presbyters, Deacons, and Widows Ordained
at Tripolis. When he had said these things, and others ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter xv bishops presbyters deacons and.htm

That all Widows that are Approved are to be Held in Honour.
... Third Book. 74. That all widows that are approved are to be held in honour. In the
first Epistle of Paul to Timothy: "Honour widows which are truly widows. ...
/.../cyprian/three books of testimonies against the jews/74 that all widows that.htm

After Having Written About virgins, it Seemed Needful to Say ...
... Concerning Widows. Chapter I. After having written about virgins, it
seemed needful to say something concerning widows� After ...
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Thesaurus
Widows (33 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Widows (33 Occurrences). Matthew ... hypocrites! For you
devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. ...
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Orphans (12 Occurrences)
... James 1:27 Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit
orphans and widows in their affliction, to keep oneself unspotted from the ...
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Widow (71 Occurrences)
... WIDOW. wid'-o ('almanah; chera): In the Old Testament widows are considered to be
under the special care of Yahweh (Psalm 68:5; Psalm 146:9 Proverbs 15:25). ...
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Pretense (9 Occurrences)
... For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. ... Mark 12:40
those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. ...
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Condemnation (30 Occurrences)
... For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. ... (WEY). Mark
12:40 those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. ...
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Fatherless (44 Occurrences)
... once, where James declares, in the spirit of the Old Testament prophets, that true
religious ritual consists in visitation of the fatherless and widows and in ...
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Greater (219 Occurrences)
... For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. ... Mark 12:40
those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. ...
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Pretence (5 Occurrences)
... for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore
ye shall receive the greater damnation. (KJV WEY DBY). ...
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Abundant (124 Occurrences)
... because ye eat up the houses of the widows, and for a pretence make long prayers,
because of this ye shall receive more abundant judgment. (DBY). ...
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Real (26 Occurrences)
... knowledge and experience; (See NAS). 1 Timothy 5:3 Honour widows who are
really in need. (Root in WEY DBY YLT RSV NIV). 1 Timothy 5:5 ...
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Concordance
Widows (33 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:13
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.
(WEB)

Matthew 23:14
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
(KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS)

Mark 12:40
those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation."
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 4:25
But truly I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up three years and six months, when a great famine came over all the land.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 20:47
who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 6:1
Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, a complaint arose from the Hellenists against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily service.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 9:39
Peter got up and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber. All the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 9:41
He gave her his hand, and raised her up. Calling the saints and widows, he presented her alive.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 7:8
But I say to the unmarried and to widows, it is good for them if they remain even as I am.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 5:3
Honor widows who are widows indeed.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 5:9
Let no woman be numbered among the widows who is under sixty years old, and only if she has been the wife of one man,
(BBE NIV)

1 Timothy 5:11
But refuse younger widows, for when they have grown wanton against Christ, they desire to marry;
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 5:14
I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for reviling.
(WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 5:16
If any man or woman who believes has widows, let them relieve them, and don't let the assembly be burdened; that it might relieve those who are widows indeed.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

James 1:27
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 22:24
and my wrath will grow hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 14:29
And the Levite, because he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou doest.
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 16:14
And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates.
(See NIV)

2 Samuel 20:3
And David came to his house at Jerusalem: and the king took the ten women to whom he had given the care of the house, and had them shut up, and gave them the necessaries of life, but did not go near them. So they were shut up till the day of their death, living as widows.
(BBE NAS NIV)

Job 22:9
You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 27:15
Those who remain of him shall be buried in death. His widows shall make no lamentation.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 68:5
A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 78:64
Their priests fell by the sword, and their widows couldn't weep.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 9:17
Therefore the Lord will not rejoice over their young men, neither will he have compassion on their fatherless and widows; for everyone is profane and an evildoer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 10:2
to deprive the needy from justice, and to rob the poor among my people of their rights, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 15:8
Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas; I have brought on them against the mother of the young men a destroyer at noonday: I have caused anguish and terrors to fall on her suddenly.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 18:21
Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and give them over to the power of the sword; and let their wives become childless, and widows; and let their men be slain of death, and their young men struck of the sword in battle.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NIV)

Jeremiah 49:11
Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Lamentations 5:3
We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 19:7
And he sent destruction on their widows and made waste their towns; and the land and everything in it became waste because of the loud sound of his voice.
(BBE)

Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in its midst, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in its midst.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 44:22
And a widow and divorced woman they do not take to them for wives: but -- virgins of the seed of the house of Israel, and the widow who is widow of a priest, do they take.
(See NIV)

Malachi 3:5
And I have drawn near to you for judgment, And I have been a witness, Making haste against sorcerers, And against adulterers, And against swearers to a falsehood, And against oppressors of the hire of an hireling, Of a widow, and of a fatherless one, And those turning aside a sojourner, And who fear Me not, said Jehovah of Hosts.
(See NIV)

Subtopics

Widows

Widows Remarrying

Widows were Clothed in Mourning After the Decease of Husbands

Widows were Frequently Oppressed and Persecuted

Widows were Released from all Obligation to Former Husbands

Widows were Under the Special Protection of God

Widows: A Desolate Condition

Widows: A Type of Zion in Affliction

Widows: Allowed to Marry Again

Widows: Blessings on Those Who Relieve

Widows: Character of True

Widows: Curse for Perverting Judgment of

Widows: Exhorted to Trust in God

Widows: God: Establishes the Border of

Widows: God: Judges For

Widows: God: Relieves

Widows: God: Surely Hears the Cry of

Widows: God: Will Witness Against Oppressors of

Widows: Great Liberality In

Widows: Increase of, Threatened As a Punishment

Widows: Intermarrying With, of Kings Considered Treason

Widows: Laws Respecting: Bound to Perform Their Vows

Widows: Laws Respecting: Not to be Oppressed

Widows: Laws Respecting: Not to Intermarry With Priests

Widows: Laws Respecting: Raiment of, not to be Taken in Pledge by Creditors

Widows: Laws Respecting: To be Allowed to Glean in Fields and Vineyards

Widows: Laws Respecting: To Have a Share of the Triennial Tithe

Widows: Laws Respecting: To Share in Public Rejoicings

Widows: Laws Respecting: when Daughters of Priests and Childless to Partake of The

Widows: Laws Respecting: when Left Childless, to be Married by Their Husband's

Widows: Not to be Deplored By, Considered a Great Calamity

Widows: Often Devoted Themselves Entirely to God's Service

Widows: Reproach Connected With

Widows: Saints: Cause Joy To

Widows: Saints: Disappoint Not

Widows: Saints: Relieve

Widows: should be Allowed to Share in Our Blessings

Widows: should be Honored, If Widows Indeed

Widows: should be Pleaded For

Widows: should be Relieved by the Church

Widows: should be Relieved by Their Friends

Widows: should be Visited in Affliction

Widows: should not Be: Afflicted

Widows: should not Be: Deprived of Raiment in Pledge

Widows: should not Be: Oppressed

Widows: should not Be: Treated With Violence

Widows: Specially Taken Care of by the Church

Widows: The Wicked: do No Good To

Widows: The Wicked: Make a Prey of

Widows: The Wicked: Reject the Cause of

Widows: The Wicked: Send, Away Empty

Widows: The Wicked: Slay

Widows: The Wicked: Take Pledges From

Widows: The Wicked: Vex

Widows: Though Poor, May be Liberal

Widows: when Young, Exposed to May Temptations

Widows: Woe to Those Who Oppress

Widows: Zion in Captivity

Related Terms

Orphans (12 Occurrences)

Widow (71 Occurrences)

Pretense (9 Occurrences)

Condemnation (30 Occurrences)

Fatherless (44 Occurrences)

Greater (219 Occurrences)

Pretence (5 Occurrences)

Abundant (124 Occurrences)

Real (26 Occurrences)

Damnation (11 Occurrences)

Really (100 Occurrences)

Younger (39 Occurrences)

Lengthy (4 Occurrences)

Lamentation (45 Occurrences)

Widowed (5 Occurrences)

Wax (32 Occurrences)

Wickedness (232 Occurrences)

Impart (12 Occurrences)

Recognition (8 Occurrences)

Relatives (132 Occurrences)

Relieve (14 Occurrences)

Relief (32 Occurrences)

Eunice (1 Occurrence)

Dependent (35 Occurrences)

Mat (17 Occurrences)

Mask (3 Occurrences)

Punished (47 Occurrences)

Pretext (11 Occurrences)

Believer (15 Occurrences)

Burdened (15 Occurrences)

Appearance's (2 Occurrences)

Assist (17 Occurrences)

Severer (4 Occurrences)

Severely (48 Occurrences)

Offer (403 Occurrences)

Wants (49 Occurrences)

Receive (350 Occurrences)

Believes (34 Occurrences)

Mothers (27 Occurrences)

Believeth (42 Occurrences)

Marry (48 Occurrences)

Prayers (99 Occurrences)

Making (644 Occurrences)

Devour (118 Occurrences)

Swallow (38 Occurrences)

Sake (241 Occurrences)

Property (212 Occurrences)

Charged (109 Occurrences)

Grow (139 Occurrences)

Pestilence (57 Occurrences)

Judgment (430 Occurrences)

Multiplied (109 Occurrences)

Married (152 Occurrences)

Honor (240 Occurrences)

Sand (40 Occurrences)

Honour (475 Occurrences)

Houses (308 Occurrences)

Believing (84 Occurrences)

Women (328 Occurrences)

Assembly (371 Occurrences)

Violently (92 Occurrences)

Weep (97 Occurrences)

Young (3454 Occurrences)

Vileness (5 Occurrences)

Kindled (83 Occurrences)

Naomi (25 Occurrences)

Native (35 Occurrences)

Noon-day (8 Occurrences)

Numbered (209 Occurrences)

Necessaries (1 Occurrence)

Noonday (13 Occurrences)

Neglected (10 Occurrences)

Unmarried (13 Occurrences)

Untouched (8 Occurrences)

Unspotted (3 Occurrences)

Unstained (4 Occurrences)

Undefiled (7 Occurrences)

Upraised (6 Occurrences)

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