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Psalms 68:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, Is God in his holy habitation.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, [is] God in his holy habitation.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— A father of the fatherless and a judge for the widows, Is God in His holy habitation.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, [is] God in his holy habitation.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The father of the fatherless, And the advocate of widows, Is God, in his holy habitation.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Father of the fatherless, and judge of the widows, [Is] God in His holy habitation.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who is the father of orphans, and the judge of widows. God in his holy place:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— A father of the fatherlesse, and a iudge of the widowes, [is] God in his holy habitation.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [who is] the father of the orphans, and judge of the widows: [such is] God in his holy place.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, [is] Elohim in his holy habitation.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
A father 1
{0001} Prime
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
of the fatherless, 3490
{3490} Prime
From an unused root meaning to be lonely; a bereaved person.
and a judge 1781
{1781} Prime
From H1777; a judge or advocate.
of the widows, 490
{0490} Prime
Feminine of H0488; a widow; also a desolate place.
[is] lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
in his holy 6944
{6944} Prime
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
habitation. 4583
{4583} Prime
From the same as H5772; an abode, of God (the Tabernacle or the Temple), men (their home) or animals (their lair); hence a retreat (asylum).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 68:5-6

_ _ are illustrated by the protection to the helpless, vindication of the innocent, and punishment of rebels, ascribed to Him.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 68:5

Habitation — In heaven.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
A father:

Psalms 10:14 Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.
Psalms 10:18 To judge the fatherless and the oppressed, that the man of the earth may no more oppress.
Psalms 82:3-4 Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. ... Deliver the poor and needy: rid [them] out of the hand of the wicked.
Psalms 146:9 The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.
Job 31:16-17 If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; ... Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof;
Jeremiah 49:11 Leave thy fatherless children, I will preserve [them] alive; and let thy widows trust in me.
Hosea 14:3 Asshur shall not save us; we will not ride upon horses: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, [Ye are] our gods: for in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.

a judge:

Psalms 72:2 He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.
Psalms 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.
Deuteronomy 10:18 He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.
Job 29:12-13 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and [him that had] none to help him. ... The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Isaiah 1:23 Thy princes [are] rebellious, and companions of thieves: every one loveth gifts, and followeth after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither doth the cause of the widow come unto them.
Jeremiah 5:28 They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass 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 judge.
Luke 18:2-7 Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: ... And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
Ephesians 5:1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

in his:

Psalms 33:14 From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitants of the earth.
2 Chronicles 6:2 But I have built an house of habitation for thee, and a place for thy dwelling for ever.
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.
Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth 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 saith the LORD, The heaven [is] my throne, and the earth [is] my footstool: where [is] the house that ye build unto me? and where [is] the place of my rest?
Acts 7:48-49 Howbeit the most High dwelleth not in temples made with hands; as saith the prophet, ... Heaven [is] my throne, and earth [is] my footstool: what house will ye build me? saith the Lord: or what [is] the place of my rest?
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Dt 10:18. 2Ch 6:2; 30:27. Jb 29:12; 31:16. Ps 10:14, 18; 33:14; 72:2, 4; 82:3; 146:9. Is 1:23; 57:15; 66:1. Jr 5:28; 49:11. Ho 14:3. Lk 18:2. Ac 7:48. Ep 5:1.

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