Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

New American Standard Bible

A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

God in His holy dwelling is
a father of the fatherless
and a champion of widows.

International Standard Version

A father to orphans and an advocate for widows is God in his holy dwelling place.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

A father of the fatherless and a judge and protector of the widows is God in His holy habitation.

Bible in Basic English

A father to those who have no father, a judge of the widows, is God in his holy place.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

A father of orphans and a judge of widows, God in his holy habitation.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

A father to orphans and a judge for widows [is] God in his holy habitation.

Modern King James verseion

In His holy dwelling God is the father of the fatherless, and the judge of the widows.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He is a father of the fatherless, he is a defender of widows; even God in his holy habitation.

NET Bible

He is a father to the fatherless and an advocate for widows. God rules from his holy palace.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

The father of the fatherless, And the advocate of widows, Is God, in his holy habitation.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Father of the fatherless, and judge of the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.

References

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Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

4 Sing to God, sing praises to his name. Cast up a highway for him who rides through the deserts. His name is LORD, and exult ye before him. 5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. 6 God sets the lonely in families. He brings out the prisoners into prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:18

He executes justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the sojourner in giving him food and raiment.

Psalm 10:14

Thou have seen. For thou behold mischief and spite, to repay with thy hand. The poor man commits [himself] to thee. Thou have been the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 146:9

LORD preserves the sojourners. He upholds the fatherless and widow. But the way of the wicked he turns upside down.

Deuteronomy 26:15

Look down from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and the ground which thou have given us, as thou swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.

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.

Job 29:12-13

Because I delivered the poor who cried, also the fatherless who had none to help him.

Job 31:16-17

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Psalm 10:18

to judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that man who is of the earth may no more be appalling.

Psalm 33:14

From the place of his habitation he looks forth upon all the inhabitants of the earth;

Psalm 72:2

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with justice.

Psalm 72:4

He will judge the poor of the people. He will save the sons of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.

Psalm 82:3-4

Judge the poor man and the orphan. Do justice to the afflicted and destitute man.

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.

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?

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.

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave thy fatherless sons; I will preserve them alive. And let thy widows trust in me.

Hosea 14:3

Assyria shall not save us. We will not ride upon horses, nor will we say any more to the work of our hands, Our gods. For in thee the fatherless finds mercy.

Luke 18:2-7

saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.

Acts 7:48-49

However the Most High does not dwell in man-made temples, just as the prophet says,

Ephesians 5:1

Become ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

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