Parallel Verses

World English Bible

A father of the fatherless, and a defender 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.

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.

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.

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 to God! Sing praises to his name! Extol him who rides on the clouds: to Yah, his name! Rejoice before him! 5 A father of the fatherless, and a defender of the widows, is God in his holy habitation. 6 God sets the lonely in families. He brings out the prisoners with singing, but the rebellious dwell in a sun-scorched land.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:18

He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.

Psalm 10:14

But you do see trouble and grief. You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.

Psalm 146:9

Yahweh preserves the foreigners. He upholds 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 ground which you have given us, as you swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey."

2 Chronicles 6:2

But I have built you a house of habitation, and a place for you 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, and the fatherless also, 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 terrify no more. For the Chief Musician. By David.

Psalm 33:14

From the place of his habitation he looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth,

Psalm 72:2

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

Psalm 72:4

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

Psalm 82:3-4

"Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither 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, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 66:1

Thus says Yahweh, "Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: what kind of house will you build to me? and what place shall be my rest?

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat. They shine; yes, they excell in deeds of wickedness. They don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and they don't judge the right of the needy.

Jeremiah 49:11

Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.

Hosea 14:3

Assyria can't save us. We won't ride on horses; neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, 'Our gods!' for in you the fatherless finds mercy."

Luke 18:2-7

saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.

Acts 7:48-49

However, the Most High doesn't dwell in temples made with hands, as the prophet says,

Ephesians 5:1

Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

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