New International Version
He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing.
King James Bible
He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.
Darby Bible Translation
who executeth the judgment of the fatherless and the widow, and loveth the stranger, to give him food and clothing.
World English Bible
He does execute justice for the fatherless and widow, and loves the foreigner, in giving him food and clothing.
Young's Literal Translation
He is doing the judgment of fatherless and widow, and loving the sojourner, to give to him bread and raiment.
Deuteronomy 10:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God of gods, and Lord of lords - That is, He is the source whence all being and power proceed; every agent is finite but himself; and he can counteract, suspend, or destroy all the actions of all creatures whensoever he pleases. If he determine to save, none can destroy; if he purpose to destroy, none can save. How absolutely necessary to have such a God for our friend!
A great God - mighty - האל הגבר hael haggibbor, the mighty God; this is the very title that is given to our blessed Lord and Savior, Isaiah 9:6.
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Now, this morning it may be that some of you will not approve of what I have to say. You will remember, however, that I do not seek your approbation, that it will be sufficient for me if I have cleared my conscience concerning a grand truth and have preached the gospel faithfully. I am not accountable to you, nor you to me. You are accountable to God, if you reject a truth; I am accountable to Him if I preach an error. I am not afraid to stand before His bar with regard to the great doctrines which …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
Jesus Attends the First Passover of his Ministry.
"Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless.
If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry.
If you come with us, we will share with you whatever good things the LORD gives us."
"Cursed is anyone who withholds justice from the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"
2 Chronicles 19:7
Now let the fear of the LORD be on you. Judge carefully, for with the LORD our God there is no injustice or partiality or bribery."
A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling.
The LORD watches over the foreigner and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
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