New International Version
He does not answer when people cry out because of the arrogance of the wicked.
King James Bible
There they cry, but none giveth answer, because of the pride of evil men.
Darby Bible Translation
There they cry, and he answereth not, because of the pride of evil men.
World English Bible
There they cry, but none gives answer, because of the pride of evil men.
Young's Literal Translation
There they cry, and He doth not answer, Because of the pride of evil doers.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There they cry - They bewail their calamities, but sorrow not for the cause of them; they cry against their oppressors, but they call not upon God.
Because of the pride of evil men - Or מפני mippeney, from the face, presence, or influence, of the pride of wicked men. They cry for deliverance from the pride of wicked men; but they are not heard, because they cry not to God.
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ELIHU PERCEIVED the great ones of the earth oppressing the needy, and he traced their domineering tyranny to their forgetfulness of God: "None saith, Where is God my Maker?" Surely, had they thought of God they could not have acted so unjustly. Worse still, if I understand Elihu aright, he complained that even among the oppressed there was the same departure in heart from the Lord: they cried out by reason of the arm of the mighty, but unhappily they did not cry unto God their Maker, though he waits …
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