Parallel Verses

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.

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 from 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 violence 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.

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 may hurt a man as you are, and your righteousness may profit a son of man. 9 "By reason of the multitude of oppressions they cry out. They cry for help by reason of the arm of the mighty. 10 But none says, 'Where is God my Maker, who gives songs in the night,



Cross References

Exodus 2:23

It happened in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the children of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up to God because of the bondage.

Job 34:28

so that they caused the cry of the poor to come to him. He heard the cry of the afflicted.

Exodus 3:7

Yahweh said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.

Exodus 3:9

Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them.

Nehemiah 5:1-5

Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.

Job 12:19

He leads priests away stripped, and overthrows the mighty.

Job 24:12

From out of the populous city, men groan. The soul of the wounded cries out, yet God doesn't regard the folly.

Job 40:9

Or do you have an arm like God? Can you thunder with a voice like him?

Psalm 10:15

Break the arm of the wicked. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the oppression of the weak and because of the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says Yahweh; "I will set him in safety from those who malign him."

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

Attend to me, and answer me. I am restless in my complaint, and moan,

Psalm 56:1-2

Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up. All day long, he attacks and oppresses me.

Luke 18:3-7

A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, 'Defend me from my adversary!'

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