New International Version
"People cry out under a load of oppression; they plead for relief from the arm of the powerful.
King James Bible
By reason of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to cry: they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty.
Darby Bible Translation
By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry; they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty:
World English Bible
"By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help by reason of the arm of the mighty.
Young's Literal Translation
Because of the multitude of oppressions They cause to cry out, They cry because of the arm of the mighty.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
By reason of the multitude - Or rather, "From among the multitude" the oppressed clamor, יזעיקו yaziku: they shout, ישועו yeshavveu, because of the mighty. The wicked rich oppress the wicked poor; these cry aloud because of their oppressors; but they have no relief, because they call not upon 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 …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 26: 1880
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During that long period, the king of Egypt died. The Israelites groaned in their slavery and cried out, and their cry for help because of their slavery went up to God.
If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry.
Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the LORD against you, and you will be guilty of sin.
He leads priests away stripped and overthrows officials long established.
For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute; he has seized houses he did not build.
They caused the cry of the poor to come before him, so that he heard the cry of the needy.
Your wickedness only affects humans like yourself, and your righteousness only other people.
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