|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Destitute of help or strength; unable to help or defend one's self; needing help; feeble; weak; as, a helpless infant.
2. (a.) Beyond help; irremediable.
3. (a.) Bringing no help; unaiding.
4. (a.) Unsupplied; destitute; -- with of.
Helpless (27 Occurrences)
Matthew 9:36 But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion for them, because they were harassed and scattered, like sheep without a shepherd. (See RSV NIV)
Romans 5:6 For already, while we were still helpless, Christ at the right moment died for the ungodly. (WEY NAS)
Exodus 23:5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt surely help with him. (See NAS)
Nehemiah 5:5 Yet now our flesh is as the flesh of our brethren, our children as their children; and, lo, we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters to be servants, and some of our daughters are brought into bondage already; neither is it in our power to help it; for other men have our fields and our vineyards.' (See NAS)
Job 5:16 So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth. (See NAS)
Psalms 10:8 He lies in wait near the villages. From ambushes, he murders the innocent. His eyes are secretly set against the helpless. (WEB JPS ASV)
Psalms 10:9 He lurks in secret as a lion in his ambush. He lies in wait to catch the helpless. He catches the helpless, when he draws him in his net. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 10:10 The helpless are crushed. They collapse. They fall under his strength. (WEB JPS ASV)
Psalms 10:12 Arise, Yahweh! God, lift up your hand! Don't forget the helpless. (WEB NIV)
Psalms 10:14 Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: The helpless committeth himself unto thee; Thou hast been the helper of the fatherless. (ASV JPS)
Psalms 41:1 For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David. Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil. (See NAS)
Psalms 69:20 Reproach has broken my heart, and I am full of heaviness. I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; for comforters, but I found none. (See NIV)
Psalms 88:15 I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted. (See RSV)
Proverbs 28:3 A poor man who oppresseth the helpless is a sweeping rain which leaveth no food. (DBY)
Proverbs 28:15 As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people. (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 14:30 And the poorest of the land will have food, and those in need will be given a safe resting-place: but your seed will come to an end for need of food, and the rest of you will be put to the sword. (See NAS)
Isaiah 25:4 For you have been a strong place for the poor and the crushed in their trouble, a safe place from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the wrath of the cruel ones is like a winter storm. (See NAS)
Isaiah 26:6 It will be crushed under the feet of the poor and the steps of those who are in need. (See NAS)
Isaiah 51:20 Your sons are overcome, like a roe in a net; they are full of the wrath of the Lord, the punishment of your God. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 6:24 The news of it has come to our ears; our hands have become feeble: trouble has come on us and pain, like the pain of a woman in childbirth. (See RSV)
Jeremiah 48:45 Those who fled stand without strength under the shadow of Heshbon; for a fire is gone forth out of Heshbon, and a flame from the midst of Sihon, and has devoured the corner of Moab, and the crown of the head of the tumultuous ones. (See NIV)
Jeremiah 49:24 Damascus has grown feeble, she turns herself to flee, and trembling has seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken hold of her, as of a woman in travail. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 50:43 The king of Babylon has heard the news of them, and his hands wax feeble: anguish has taken hold of him, and pangs as of a woman in travail. (See RSV)
Daniel 10:8 So I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me; for my comeliness was turned in me into corruption, and I retained no strength. (See NIV)
Daniel 10:16 Behold, one in the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spoke and said to him who stood before me, my lord, by reason of the vision my sorrows are turned on me, and I retain no strength. (See NIV)
Amos 2:7 They trample on the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and deny justice to the oppressed; and a man and his father use the same maiden, to profane my holy name; (See NAS)
Amos 8:6 that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes, and sell the sweepings with the wheat?'" (See NAS)