Parallel Verses

Amplified


“Behold, I cry out, ‘Violence!’ but I am not heard;
I shout for help, but there is no justice.

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, I cry, ‘Violence!’ but I get no answer;
I shout for help, but there is no justice.

King James Version

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.

Holman Bible

I cry out: “Violence!” but get no response;
I call for help, but there is no justice.

International Standard Version

"Although I cried out "Violence!' I received no answer; I cried for help, but there was no justice.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.

American Standard Version

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry for help, but there is no justice.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, I make an outcry against the violent man, but there is no answer: I give a cry for help, but no one takes up my cause.

Darby Translation

Behold, I cry out of wrong, and I am not heard; I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, I shall cry violence, and shall I not be answered: I shall cry for help, and no judgment

King James 2000

Behold, I cry out concerning wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no justice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Look, I cry out, 'Violence!' but I am not answered; I cry out, but there is no justice.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I cry out, Violence! And I am not answered. I cry aloud, but there is no justice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold: though I cry, yet violence is done unto me. I cannot be heard! Though I complain, there is none to give sentence with me.

NET Bible

"If I cry out, 'Violence!' I receive no answer; I cry for help, but there is no justice.

New Heart English Bible

"Behold, I cry out 'Injustice.' but there is no justice.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! I cry - out: Violence! but receive no answer, I cry aloud, but there is no vindication;

Webster

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, I cry out -- violence, and am not answered, I cry aloud, and there is no judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צעק 
Tsa`aq 
Usage: 55

but I am not heard
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

שׁוע 
Shava` 
Usage: 21

References

Morish

Context Readings

Job's Sixth Speech: A Response To Bildad

6
Know then that God has wronged me and overthrown me
And has closed His net around me.
7 
“Behold, I cry out, ‘Violence!’ but I am not heard;
I shout for help, but there is no justice.
8
“He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass,
And He has set darkness upon my paths.


Cross References

Lamentations 3:8


Even when I cry out and shout for help,
He shuts out my prayer.

Habakkuk 1:2-3


O Lord, how long will I call for help
And You will not hear?
I cry out to You, “Violence!”
Yet You do not save.

Job 9:24


“The earth is given into the hands of the wicked;
He covers the faces of its judges [so that they are blind to justice].
If it is not He, then who is it [that is responsible for all this injustice]?

Job 9:32


“For God is not a [mere] man, as I am, that I may answer Him,
That we may go to court and judgment together.

Job 10:3


‘Does it indeed seem right to You to oppress,
To despise and reject the work of Your hands,
And to look with favor on the schemes of the wicked?

Job 10:15-17


‘If I am wicked, woe to me [for judgment comes]!
And if I am righteous, I dare not lift up my head.
For I am sated and filled with disgrace and the sight of my misery.

Job 13:15-23


“Even though He kills me;
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless, I will argue my ways to His face.

Job 16:17-19


Although there is no violence or wrongdoing in my hands,
And my prayer is pure.

Job 16:21


“Oh, that a man would mediate and plead with God [for me]
Just as a man [mediates and pleads] with his neighbor and friend.

Job 21:27


“Behold, I know your thoughts,
And the plots by which you would wrong me.

Job 23:3-7


“Oh, that I knew where I might find Him,
That I might [even] come to His seat!

Job 30:20


“I cry to You for help, [Lord,] but You do not answer me;
I stand up, but You [only] gaze [indifferently] at me.

Job 31:35-36


“Oh, that I had one to listen to me!
Look, here is my signature (mark);
Let the Almighty answer me!
Let my adversary write out His indictment [and put His vague accusations in tangible form].

Job 34:5


“For Job has said, ‘I am righteous [and innocent],
But God has taken away my right;

Job 40:8


“Will you really annul My judgment and set it aside as void?
Will you condemn Me [your God] that you may [appear to] be righteous and justified?

Psalm 22:2


O my God, I call out by day, but You do not answer;
And by night, but I find no rest nor quiet.

Jeremiah 20:8


For whenever I speak, I must shout out;
I shout violence and destruction,
Because the word of the Lord has become to me
A reprimand and a mockery and has brought me insult all day long.

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