Afflicted, Duty toward the

  • To pray for them.

    Acts 12:5 Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.

    Philippians 1:16 The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:

    Philippians 1:19 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ,

  • To sympathize with them.

    Romans 12:15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

    Galatians 6:2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

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  • To pity them.

    Job 6:14 To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

  • To bear them in mind.

    Hebrews 13:3 Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.

  • To visit them.

    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.

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  • To comfort them.

    Job 16:5 But I would strengthen you with my mouth, and the moving of my lips should asswage your grief.

    Job 29:25 I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.

    2 Corinthians 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

    1 Thessalonians 4:18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

  • To relieve them.

    Job 31:19-20 If I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; 20 If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

  • To protect them.

    Psalms 82:3 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.

    Proverbs 22:22 Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

    Proverbs 31:5 Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.

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