Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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.

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Context Readings

God's Majestic Power

4 Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rides upon the heavens by his name, the LORD, and rejoice before him. 5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. 6 God sets the solitary in families: he brings out those who are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:18

He executes justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the stranger, in giving him food and clothing.

Psalm 10:14

You have seen it: for you behold mischief and spite, to repay it with your hand: the poor commits himself unto you; you are the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 146:9

The LORD preserves the strangers; he relieves the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turns upside down.

Deuteronomy 26:15

Look down from your holy habitation, from heaven, and bless your people Israel, and the land which you have given us, as you swore unto our fathers, a land that flows with milk and honey.

2 Chronicles 6:2

But I have built a house of habitation for you, and a place for your dwelling 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 dwelling place, even unto heaven.

Job 29:12-13

Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that 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 the man of the earth may no more oppress.

Psalm 33:14

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

Psalm 72:2

He shall judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Psalm 72:4

He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

Psalm 82:3-4

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

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come before them.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also 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 says the LORD, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that you build unto me? and where is the place of my rest?

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat, they shine: yea, they pass over the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not defend.

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your 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, you are our gods: for in you the fatherless finds mercy.

Luke 18:2-7

Saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, neither regarded man:

Acts 7:48-49

Yet the most High dwells not in temples made with hands; as says the prophet,

Ephesians 5:1

Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

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