New American Standard Bible
"Behold, I cry, 'Violence!' but I get no answer; I shout for help, but there is no justice.
King James Bible
Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, I cry out of wrong, and I am not heard; I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.
World English Bible
"Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, I cry out -- violence, and am not answered, I cry aloud, and there is no judgment.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Behold, I cry out of wrong - Margin, or "violence." The Hebrew word (חמס châmâs) means properly violence. The violence referred to is that which was brought upon him by God. It is, indeed, harsh language; but it is not quite sure that he means to complain of God for doing him injustice. God had dealt with him in a severe or violent manner, is the meaning, and he had cried unto him for relief, but had cried in vain.
No judgment - No justice. The meaning is, that he could obtain justice from no one God would not interpose to remove the calamities which he had brought upon him, and his friends would do no justice to his motives and character.
LibraryJob's Sure Knowledge
"For I know that my Redeemer liveth,"--Job 19:25. I DARESAY you know that there are a great many difficulties about the translation of this passage. It is a very complicated piece of Hebrew, partly, I suppose, owing to its great antiquity, being found in what is, probably, one of the oldest Books of the Bible. Besides that, different persons have tried to translate it according to their own varying views. The Jews stiffly fight against the notion of the Messiah and his resurrection being found in …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 50: 1904
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"The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges. If it is not He, then who is it?
"I cry out to You for help, but You do not answer me; I stand up, and You turn Your attention against me.
"Yet does not one in a heap of ruins stretch out his hand, Or in his disaster therefore cry out for help?
"I go about mourning without comfort; I stand up in the assembly and cry out for help.
"Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold, here is my signature; Let the Almighty answer me! And the indictment which my adversary has written,
How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, "Violence!" Yet You do not save.
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