Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“Because of the multitude of oppressions they cry out;
They cry for help because of the arm of the mighty.

King James Version

By reason of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to cry: they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty.

Holman Bible

People cry out because of severe oppression;
they shout for help because of the arm of the mighty.

International Standard Version

"They cry out because they have many oppressors; they cry for help because the powerful are abusing them.

A Conservative Version

Because of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help because of the arm of the mighty.

American Standard Version

By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry out; They cry for help by reason of the arm of the mighty.

Amplified


“Because of the multitudes of oppressions the people cry out;
They cry for help because of the [violent] arm of the mighty.

Bible in Basic English

Because the hand of the cruel is hard on them, men are making sounds of grief; they are crying out for help because of the arm of the strong.

Darby Translation

By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry; they cry out by reason of the arm of the mighty:

Julia Smith Translation

From the multitude of oppressions they will cry out: they will cry out from the arm of the many.

King James 2000

Because of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to cry: they cry out because of the arm of the mighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Because of [the] multitude of oppressions, they cry out; they cry for help because of [the] arm of [the] mighty.

Modern King James verseion

From the host of tyrannies they cry out; they cry out because of the arm of the multitude.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"There is a great cry and complaint made by them that are oppressed with violence; yea, every man complaineth upon the cruel arm of tyrants.

NET Bible

"People cry out because of the excess of oppression; they cry out for help because of the power of the mighty.

New Heart English Bible

"By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help by reason of the arm of the mighty.

The Emphasized Bible

By reason of the multitude of oppressions, men make outcry, They cry for help, by reason of the arm of the mighty;

Webster

By reason of the multitude of oppressions they make the oppressed to 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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of the multitude of oppressions They cause to cry out, They cry because of the arm of the mighty.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׁק עשׁוּק 
`ashuwq 
Usage: 4

שׁוע 
Shava` 
Usage: 21

by reason of the arm
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Elihu Condemns Job

8 “Your wickedness is for a man like yourself,
And your righteousness is for a son of man.
9 “Because of the multitude of oppressions they cry out;
They cry for help because of the arm of the mighty.
10 “But no one says, ‘Where is God my Maker,
Who gives songs in the night,



Cross References

Exodus 2:23

Now it came about in the course of those many days that the king of Egypt died. And the sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry for help because of their bondage rose up to God.

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him,
And that He might hear the cry of the afflicted—

Exodus 3:7

The Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Exodus 3:9

Now, behold, the cry of the sons of Israel has come to Me; furthermore, I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians are oppressing them.

Nehemiah 5:1-5

Now there was a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers.

Job 12:19

“He makes priests walk barefoot
And overthrows the secure ones.

Job 24:12

“From the city men groan,
And the souls of the wounded cry out;
Yet God does not pay attention to folly.

Job 40:9

“Or do you have an arm like God,
And can you thunder with a voice like His?

Psalm 10:15

Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer,
Seek out his wickedness until You find none.

Psalm 12:5

“Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy,
Now I will arise,” says the Lord; “I will set him in the safety for which he longs.”

Psalm 43:2

For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Psalm 55:2-3

Give heed to me and answer me;
I am restless in my complaint and am surely distracted,

Psalm 56:1-2

For the choir director; according to Jonath elem rehokim. A Mikhtam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me;
Fighting all day long he oppresses me.

Luke 18:3-7

There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘Give me legal protection from my opponent.’

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