New International Version
"I cry out to you, God, but you do not answer; I stand up, but you merely look at me.
King James Bible
I cry unto thee, and thou dost not hear me: I stand up, and thou regardest me not.
Darby Bible Translation
I cry unto thee, and thou answerest me not; I stand up, and thou lookest at me.
World English Bible
I cry to you, and you do not answer me. I stand up, and you gaze at me.
Young's Literal Translation
I cry unto Thee, And Thou dost not answer me, I have stood, and Thou dost consider me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I cry unto thee - I am persecuted by man, afflicted with sore disease, and apparently forsaken of God.
I stand up - Or, as some translate, "I persevere, and thou lookest upon me." Thou seest my desolate, afflicted state; but thine eye doth not affect thy heart. Thou leavest me unsupported to struggle with my adversities.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job, in his great indignation at the shameful accusation of unkindness to the needy, pours forth the following very solemn imprecation--"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof; if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; if his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863
Of Confession of Our Infirmity and of the Miseries of this Life
"Though I cry, 'Violence!' I get no response; though I call for help, there is no justice.
("Oh, that I had someone to hear me! I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser put his indictment in writing.
Even when I call out or cry for help, he shuts out my prayer.
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