Psalms 68:5

5 A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.

Psalms 68:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
ESV
5 Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.
NLT
5 Father to the fatherless, defender of widows— this is God, whose dwelling is holy.
MSG
5 Father of orphans, champion of widows, is God in his holy house.
CSB
5 A father of the fatherless and a champion of widows is God in His holy dwelling.

Psalms 68:5 In-Context

3 But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful.
4 Sing to God, sing in praise of his name, extol him who rides on the clouds ; rejoice before him—his name is the LORD.
5 A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.
6 God sets the lonely in families,he leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
7 When you, God, went out before your people, when you marched through the wilderness,

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 10:14
  • 2. S Exodus 22:22; S Deuteronomy 10:18
  • 3. S Deuteronomy 26:15; Jeremiah 25:30
Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.