Verses with the word widows in the Old Testament (12 verses):
And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.
A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
Their priests fell by the sword; and their widows made no lamentation.
Therefore the LORD shall have no joy in their young men, neither shall have mercy on their fatherless and widows: for every one is an hypocrite and an evildoer, and every mouth speaketh folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!
Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young men a spoiler at noonday: I have caused him to fall upon it suddenly, and terrors upon the city.
Therefore deliver up their children to the famine, and pour out their blood by the force of the sword; and let their wives be bereaved of their children, and be widows; and let their men be put to death; let their young men be slain by the sword in battle.
Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.