25 Bible Verses About Fatherlessness (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Fatherlessness (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Fatherlessness

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James 1:27

27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

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1 Timothy 5:8

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

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Psalm 68:5

  Father of the fatherless and protector of widows
    is God in his holy habitation.

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Psalm 68:5-6

  Father of the fatherless and protector of widows
    is God in his holy habitation.
  God settles the solitary in a home;
    he leads out the prisoners to prosperity,
    but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

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10

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

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10

Deuteronomy 10:18

18 He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing.

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9

Psalm 82:3

  Give justice to the weak and the fatherless;
    maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.

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8

Psalm 27:10

10   For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
    but the LORD will take me in.

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7

Psalm 10:14

14   But you do see, for you note mischief and vexation,
    that you may take it into your hands;
  to you the helpless commits himself;
    you have been the helper of the fatherless.

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7

Psalm 10:18

18   to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,
    so that man who is of the earth may strike terror no more.

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7

Jeremiah 49:11

11   Leave your fatherless children; I will keep them alive;
    and let your widows trust in me.”

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7

John 14:18

18 “I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

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7

Psalm 146:9

  The LORD watches over the sojourners;
    he upholds the widow and the fatherless,
    but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

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6

Proverbs 22:6

  Train up a child in the way he should go;
    even when he is old he will not depart from it.

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6

Psalm 103:13

13   As a father shows compassion to his children,
    so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him.

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6

John 3:16

16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

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6

Isaiah 1:23

23   Your princes are rebels
    and companions of thieves.
  Everyone loves a bribe
    and runs after gifts.
  They do not bring justice to the fatherless,
    and the widow’s cause does not come to them.

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6

Psalm 94:6

  They kill the widow and the sojourner,
    and murder the fatherless;

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6

2 Chronicles 7:14

14 if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

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6

Isaiah 1:17

17     learn to do good;
  seek justice,
    correct oppression;
  bring justice to the fatherless,
    plead the widow’s cause.

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5

Job 6:27

27   You would even cast lots over the fatherless,
    and bargain over your friend.

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5

Proverbs 13:24

24   Whoever spares the rod hates his son,
    but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

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5

Job 29:12

12   because I delivered the poor who cried for help,
    and the fatherless who had none to help him.

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5

Revelation 3:20

20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

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5

Deuteronomy 27:19

19 “‘Cursed be anyone who perverts the justice due to the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

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