Parallel Verses

Amplified

Because of the multitudes of oppressions the people cry out; they cry for help because of the violence of the mighty.

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.

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By reason of the great violence they shall call out; they cry out because of the strength of the many.

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 touches and affects a man such as you are, and your righteousness is for yourself, one of the human race [but it cannot touch God, Who is above such influence]. 9 Because of the multitudes of oppressions the people cry out; they cry for help because of the violence of the mighty. 10 But no one says, Where is God my Maker, Who gives songs of rejoicing in the night,



Cross References

Exodus 2:23

However, after a long time [nearly forty years] the king of Egypt died; and the Israelites were sighing and groaning because of the bondage. They kept crying, and their cry because of slavery ascended to God.

Job 34:28

So that they caused the cry of the poor to come to Him, and He heard the cry of the afflicted.

Exodus 3:7

And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters and oppressors; for I know their sorrows and sufferings and trials.

Exodus 3:9

Now behold, the cry of the Israelites has come to Me, and I have also seen how the Egyptians oppress them.

Nehemiah 5:1-5

Now there arose a great cry of the [poor] people and of their wives [driven to borrowing] against their Jewish brethren [the few who could afford to lend].

Job 12:19

He leads away priests as spoil, and men firmly seated He overturns.

Job 24:12

From out of the populous city men groan, and the very life of the wounded cries for help; yet God [seemingly] regards not the wrong done them.

Job 40:9

Have you an arm like God? Or can you thunder with a voice like His?

Psalm 10:15

Break the arm of the wicked man; and as for the evil man, search out his wickedness until You find no more.

Psalm 12:5

Now will I arise, says the Lord, because the poor are oppressed, because of the groans of the needy; I will set him in safety and in the salvation for which he pants.

Psalm 43:2

For You are the God of my strength [my Stronghold -- "in Whom I take refuge]; why have You cast me off? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Psalm 55:2-3

Attend to me and answer me; I am restless and distraught in my complaint and must moan

Psalm 56:1-2

Be merciful and gracious to me, O God, for man would trample me or devour me; all the day long the adversary oppresses me.

Luke 18:3-7

And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, Protect and defend and give me justice against my adversary.

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