Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A father of the fatherless and a defender 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 unto God, sing forth his name; cast up a way for him that rideth in the deserts: his name is Jah; and rejoice before him. 5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. 6 God maketh the solitary into families; those that were bound he bringeth out into prosperity: but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:18

who executeth the judgment of the fatherless and the widow, and loveth the stranger, to give him food and clothing.

Psalm 10:14

Thou hast seen it, for thou thyself beholdest trouble and vexation, to requite by thy hand. The wretched committeth himself unto thee; thou hast been the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 146:9

Jehovah preserveth the strangers; he lifteth up the fatherless and the widow; but the way of the wicked doth he subvert.

Deuteronomy 26:15

Look down from thy holy habitation, from the heavens, and bless thy people Israel, and the land that thou hast given us as thou didst swear unto our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey!

2 Chronicles 6:2

But I have built a house of habitation for thee, even a settled place for thee to abide in for ever.

2 Chronicles 30:27

And the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people; and their voice was heard, and their prayer came up to his holy habitation, to the heavens.

Job 29:12-13

For I delivered the afflicted that cried, and the fatherless who had no helper.

Job 31:16-17

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

Psalm 10:18

To do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed one, that the man of the earth may terrify no more.

Psalm 33:14

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

Psalm 72:2

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Psalm 72:4

He will do justice to the afflicted of the people; he will save the children of the needy, and will break in pieces the oppressor.

Psalm 82:3-4

Judge the poor and the fatherless, do justice to the afflicted and the destitute;

Isaiah 1:23

thy princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves; every one loveth presents, and hunteth after rewards; they judge not the fatherless, and the cause of the widow cometh not unto them.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, and whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, and with him that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 66:1

Thus saith Jehovah: The heavens are my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what is the house that ye will build unto me? and what is the place of my rest?

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat, they shine, yea, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, and they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not adjudge.

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave thine orphans, 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: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, Thou art our God; because in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.

Luke 18:2-7

saying, There was a judge in a city, not fearing God and not respecting man:

Acts 7:48-49

But the Most High dwells not in places made with hands; as says the prophet,

Ephesians 5:1

Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children,

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