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Orphans

Bible Verses About Orphans- The Scriptures include many verses discussing orphans, as the Lord asks Christians to be kind and generous to the fatherless children of the world.

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.


John 14:28

Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away , and come again unto you. If ye loved me , ye would rejoice , because I said , I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.


Psalm 68:5

A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.


Psalm 146:9

The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down .


Job 29:12

Because I delivered the poor that cried , and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.


Matthew 6:1-4

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.   Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.   But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth :  That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly .


Exodus 22:22

Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.


John 14:15-21

If ye love me, keep my commandments.   And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;   Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive , because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.   I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.   Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live , ye shall live also.   At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.   He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.


Psalm 10:14

Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.


Psalm 82:3

Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy .


Lamentations 5:3

We are orphans and fatherless , our mothers are as widows.


Proverbs 23:10

Remove not the old landmark; and enter not into the fields of the fatherless:


Psalm 94:6

They slay the widow and the stranger, and murder the fatherless.


Isaiah 58:7

Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?


Job 31:16-18

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail ;  Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof;  (For from my youth he was brought up with me, as with a father, and I have guided her from my mother's womb;)


Job 6:27

Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig a pit for your friend.


Deuteronomy 14:28-29

At the end of three years thou shalt bring forth all the tithe of thine increase the same year, and shalt lay it up within thy gates:   And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which 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 thine hand which thou doest .


Esther 2:7

And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father nor mother, and the maid was fair and beautiful ; whom Mordecai, when her father and mother were dead, took for his own daughter.


Psalm 10:18

To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress .


Acts 20:35

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak , and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said , It is more blessed to give than to receive .


Jeremiah 7:6

If ye oppress not the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your hurt: