Widow

Widow

 
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  • Then Judah told Tamar, his daughter-in-law, not to marry again at that time but to return to her parents' home. She was to remain a widow until his youngest son, Shelah, was old enough to marry her. (But Judah didn't really intend to do this because he was afraid Shelah would also die, like his two brothers.) So Tamar went home to her parents. - Genesis 38:11


  • Tamar was aware that Shelah had grown up, but they had not called her to come and marry him. So she changed out of her widow's clothing and covered herself with a veil to disguise herself. Then she sat beside the road at the entrance to the village of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah. - Genesis 38:14


  • Afterward she went home, took off her veil, and put on her widow's clothing as usual. - Genesis 38:19


  • "Do not exploit widows or orphans. - Exodus 22:22


  • My anger will blaze forth against you, and I will kill you with the sword. Your wives will become widows, and your children will become fatherless. - Exodus 22:24


  • I helped those who had lost hope, and they blessed me. And I caused the widows' hearts to sing for joy. - Job 29:13


  • She has lived in luxury and pleasure, so match it now with torments and sorrows. She boasts, `I am queen on my throne. I am no helpless widow. I will not experience sorrow.' - Revelation 18:7


  • He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or a woman defiled by prostitution. She must be a virgin from his own clan, - Leviticus 21:14


  • But if she becomes a widow or is divorced and has no children to support her, and she returns to live in her father's home, she may eat her father's food again. But other than these exceptions, only members of the priests' families are allowed to eat the sacred offerings. - Leviticus 22:13


  • If, however, a woman is a widow or is divorced, she must fulfill all her vows and pledges no matter what. - Numbers 30:9


  • He gives justice to orphans and widows. He shows love to the foreigners living among you and gives them food and clothing. - Deuteronomy 10:18


  • Give it to the Levites, who have no inheritance among you, as well as to the foreigners living among you, the orphans, and the widows in your towns, so they can eat and be satisfied. Then the LORD your God will bless you in all your work. - Deuteronomy 14:29


  • It is a time to celebrate before the LORD your God at the place he chooses for his name to be honored. Celebrate with your whole family, all your servants, the Levites from your towns, and the foreigners, orphans, and widows who live among you. - Deuteronomy 16:11


  • This festival will be a happy time of rejoicing with your family, your servants, and with the Levites, foreigners, orphans, and widows from your towns. - Deuteronomy 16:14


  • "True justice must be given to foreigners living among you and to orphans, and you must never accept a widow's garment in pledge of her debt. - Deuteronomy 24:17
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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