Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From out of the populous city men groan, And the soul of the wounded crieth out: Yet God regardeth not the folly.
So that they caused the cry of the poor to come unto him, And he heard the cry of the afflicted.
And it came to pass in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.
And Jehovah said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people that are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.
Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, Now will I arise, saith Jehovah; I will set him in the safety he panteth for.
For thou art the God of my strength; why hast thou cast me off? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
Attend unto me, and answer me: I am restless in my complaint, and moan,
Be merciful unto me, O God; for man would swallow me up: All the day long he fighting oppresseth me.
and there was a widow in that city; and she came oft unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.