Job 31:16
If I have denied the desires of the poor or allowed the widow's eyes to fail,
Cross References
James 1:27
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.

Exodus 22:22
You must not mistreat any widow or orphan.

Job 5:16
So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.

Job 20:19
For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor; he has seized houses he did not build.

Job 22:7
You gave no water to the weary and withheld food from the famished,

Job 22:9
You sent widows away empty-handed, and the strength of the fatherless was crushed.

Proverbs 22:22
Do not rob a poor man because he is poor, and do not crush the afflicted at the gate,

Proverbs 31:20
She opens her arms to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy.

Ezekiel 18:16
He does not oppress another, or retain a pledge, or commit robbery. He gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.

Treasury of Scripture
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;


Job 22:7-9
Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast withholden bread from the hungry…

Deuteronomy 15:7-10
If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother: …

Psalm 112:9
He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

the eyes

Deuteronomy 28:32
Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thine hand.

Psalm 69:3
I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 119:82,123
Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me? …


Job 31:15
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