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9:17 fatherless and widows. See note 1:16–18. The gravity of God’s anger is vividly expressed when it is said that He will have no mercy on the fatherless.
everyone is godless and an evildoer. Sin is found in every person, even the fatherless and widow, and it corrupts both their thoughts and their deeds (Gen. 6:5; 8:21).