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20 Guard the rights of the widow, secure justice for the fatherless, give to the needy, defend the orphan, clothe the naked, 21 care for the injured and the weak, do not ridicule a lame man, protect the maimed, and let the blind man have a vision of my splendor. 22 Protect the old and the young within your walls; 23 When you find any who are dead, commit them to the grave and mark it,[a] and I will give you the first place in my resurrection.

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  1. 2 Esdras 2:23 Or seal it; or mark them and commit them to the grave

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