Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.

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Bible References

A judge

Psalm 72:2
He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with justice.
Deuteronomy 10:18
He executes justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the sojourner in giving him food and raiment.
Job 29:12
Because I delivered the poor who cried, also the fatherless who had none to help him.
Isaiah 1:23
Thy rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They judge not the fatherless, nor does the cause of the widow come to them.
Jeremiah 5:28
They have grown fat. They shine. Yea, they overflow in deeds of wickedness. They do not plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper. And they do not judge the right of the needy.
Luke 18:2
saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.
Ephesians 5:1
Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

In his

Psalm 33:14
From the place of his habitation he looks forth upon all the inhabitants of the earth;
2 Chronicles 6:2
But I have built for thee a house of habitation, and a place for thee to dwell in forever.
2 Chronicles 30:27
Then the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people. And their voice was heard, and their prayer came up to his holy habitation, even to heaven.
Isaiah 57:15
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o
Isaiah 66:1
Thus says LORD, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What manner of house will ye build to me, and what place shall be my rest?
Acts 7:48
However the Most High does not dwell in man-made temples, just as the prophet says,

General references

Numbers 27:6
And LORD spoke to Moses, saying,