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Widows

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  • Character of true
    Luke 2:37 ; 1 Timothy 5:5,10

  • GOD
    • Surely hears the cry of
      Exodus 22:23
    • Judges for
      Deuteronomy 10:18 ; Psalm 68:5
    • Relieves
      Psalm 146:9
    • Establishes the border of
      Proverbs 15:25
    • Will witness against oppressors of
      Malachi 3:5

  • Exhorted to trust in God
    Jeremiah 49:11

  • SHOULD NOT BE
    • Afflicted
      Exodus 22:22
    • Oppressed
      Jeremiah 7:6 ; Zechariah 7:10
    • Treated with violence
      Jeremiah 22:3
    • Deprived of raiment in pledge
      Deuteronomy 24:17

  • SHOULD BE
    • Pleaded for
      Isaiah 1:17
    • Honoured, if widows indeed
      1 Timothy 5:3
    • Relieved by their friends
      1 Timothy 5:4,16
    • Relieved by the Church
      Acts 6:1 ; 1 Timothy 5:9
    • Visited in affliction
      James 1:27
    • Allowed to share in our blessings
      Deuteronomy 14:29 ; 16:11,14 ; 24:19-21

  • Though poor, may be liberal
    Mark 12:42,43

  • When young, exposed to may temptations
    1 Timothy 5:11-14

  • SAINTS
    • Relieve
      Acts 9:39
    • Cause joy to
      Job 29:13
    • Disappoint not
      Job 31:16

  • THE WICKED
    • Do no good to
      Job 24:21
    • Send, away empty
      Job 22:9
    • Take pledges from
      Job 24:3
    • Reject the cause of
      Isaiah 1:23
    • Vex
      Ezekiel 22:7
    • Make a prey of
      Isaiah 10:2 ; Matthew 23:14
    • Slay
      Psalm 94:6

  • Curse for perverting judgment of
    Deuteronomy 27:19

  • Woe to those who oppress
    Isaiah 10:1,2

  • Blessings on those who relieve
    Deuteronomy 14:29

  • A type of Zion in affliction
    Lamentations 5:3

  • Were released from all obligation to former husbands
    Romans 7:3

  • Were clothed in mourning after the decease of husbands
    Genesis 38:14,19 ; 2 Samuel 14:2,5

  • Reproach connected with
    Isaiah 54:4

  • Increase of, threatened as a punishment
    Exodus 22:24 ; Jeremiah 15:8 ; 18:21

  • LAWS RESPECTING
    • Not to be oppressed
      Exodus 22:22 ; Deuteronomy 27:19
    • Raiment of, not to be taken in pledge by creditors
      Deuteronomy 24:17
    • Bound to perform their vows
      Numbers 30:9
    • Not to intermarry with priests
      Leviticus 21:14
    • To be allowed to glean in fields and vineyards
      Deuteronomy 24:19
    • To have a share of the triennial tithe
      Deuteronomy 14:28,29 ; 26:12,13
    • To share in public rejoicings
      Deuteronomy 16:11,14
    • When daughters of priests and childless to partake of the Holy things
      Leviticus 22:13
    • When left childless, to be married by their husband's Nearest of kin
      Deuteronomy 25:5,6 ; Ruth 3:10-13 ; 4:4,5 ; Matthew 22:24-26

  • Allowed to marry again
    Romans 7:3

  • Intermarrying with, of kings considered treason
    1 Kings 2:21-24

  • Not to be deplored by, considered a great calamity
    Job 27:15 ; Psalm 78:64

  • Were under the special protection of God
    Deuteronomy 10:18 ; Psalm 68:5

  • Were frequently oppressed and persecuted
    Job 24:3 ; Ezekiel 22:7

  • Specially taken care of by the Church
    Acts 6:1 ; 1 Timothy 5:9

  • Often devoted themselves entirely to God's service
    Luke 2:37 ; 1 Timothy 5:10

  • Instances of great liberality in
    1 Kings 17:9-15 ; Mark 12:42,43

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • A desolate condition
      Isaiah 47:8,9
    • Zion in captivity
      Lamentations 1:1

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Widows'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/w/widows.html. 1897.

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