New American Bible (Revised Edition)
8 The word of the Lord came to Zechariah: 9 Thus says the Lord of hosts: Judge with true justice, and show kindness and compassion toward each other.(A) 10 Do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the resident alien or the poor;[a] do not plot evil against one another in your hearts.(B)Read full chapter
- 7:10 Widow…orphan…resident alien…poor: four categories of socially and economically marginalized persons. Concern for their well-being is commanded in both pentateuchal and prophetic literature.