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Psalms 68:5


He is a father to the fatherless and an advocate for widows. 1  God rules from his holy palace. 2 


De 10:18; 2Ch 6:2; 2Ch 30:27; Job 29:12,13; Job 31:16,17; Ps 10:14,18; Ps 33:14; Ps 72:2,4; Ps 82:3,4; Ps 146:9; Isa 1:23; Isa 57:15; Isa 66:1; Jer 5:28; Jer 49:11; Ho 14:3; Lu 18:2-7; Ac 7:48,49; Eph 5:1

NET © Notes

sn God is depicted here as a just ruler. In the ancient Near Eastern world a king was responsible for promoting justice, including caring for the weak and vulnerable, epitomized by the fatherless and widows.

tn Heb “God [is] in his holy dwelling place.” He occupies his throne and carries out his royal responsibilities.

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