30 Bible Verses On Widows

Here are my top 30 Bible verses that I could find that have special meaning about widows and how God has great concern for them.

And then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day. | Luke 2:37

A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord. | 1 Corinthians 7:39

Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man she is not an adulteress. | Romans 7:3

And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin. | Luke 2:36

Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations. | Jeremiah 1:5

But if they cannot exercise self-control, they should marry. For it is better to marry than to burn with passion. | 1 Corinthians 7:9

But Elimelech, the husband of Naomi, died, and she was left with her two sons. | Ruth 1:3

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. | 1 Timothy 5:8

Do not oppress the widow, the fatherless, the sojourner, or the poor, and let none of you devise evil against another in your heart. | Zechariah 7:10

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. | Romans 10:13

Father and mother are treated with contempt in you; the sojourner suffers extortion in your midst; the fatherless and the widow are wronged in you. | Ezekiel 22:7

Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. | Psalm 68:5

If any believing woman has relatives who are widows, let her care for them. Let the church not be burdened, so that it may care for those who are truly widows. | 1 Timothy 5:16

If you do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, or the widow, or shed innocent blood in this place, and if you do not go after other gods to your own harm. | Jeremiah 7:6

Leave your fatherless children; I will keep them alive; and let your widows trust in me. | Jeremiah 49:11

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. | James 1:27

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. | Colossians 2:8

The Lord watches over the sojourners; he upholds the widow and the fatherless, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin. | Psalm 146:9

The blessing of him who was about to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow’s heart to sing for joy. | Job 29:13

They drive away the donkey of the fatherless; they take the widow’s ox for a pledge. | Job 24:3

To turn aside the needy from justice and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey! | Isaiah 10:2

The Lord tears down the house of the proud but maintains the widow’s boundaries. | Proverbs 15:25

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have oppressed the poor and needy, and have extorted from the sojourner without justice. | Ezekiel 22:29

They kill the widow and the sojourner, and murder the fatherless. | Psalm 94:6

To the unmarried and the widows I say that it is good for them to remain single as I am. | 1 Corinthians 7:8

Who devour widows’ houses and for a pretense make long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation. | Luke 20:47

Woe to those who decree iniquitous decrees, and the writers who keep writing oppression. | Isaiah 10:1

Your hands fashioned and made me, and now you have destroyed me altogether. Remember that you have made me like clay; and will you return me to the dust? Did you not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese? You clothed me with skin and flesh, and knit me together with bones and sinews. You have granted me life and steadfast love, and your care has preserved my spirit. | Job 10:8-12

You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless were crushed. | Job 22:9

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. | Isaiah 1:23

God promises blessings to those who care for widows. Let this study enable you to practice the pure religion that pleases our Father in heaven.