American Standard Version
The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covereth the faces of the judges thereof: If it be not he , who then is it?
King James Bible
The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covereth the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, and who is he?
Darby Bible Translation
The earth is given over into the hand of the wicked man; he covereth the faces of its judges. If not, who then is it?
World English Bible
The earth is given into the hand of the wicked. He covers the faces of its judges. If not he, then who is it?
Young's Literal Translation
Earth hath been given Into the hand of the wicked one. The face of its judges he covereth, If not -- where, who is he?
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Turning to my text, let me say, that as one is startled by a shriek, or saddened by a groan, so these sharp utterances of Job astonish us at first, and then awake our pity. How much are we troubled with brotherly compassion as we read the words,--"If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean; yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me!" The sense of misery couched in this passage baffles description. Yet this is but one of a series, in which sentence …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 32: 1886
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Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, That thou shouldest despise the work of thy hands, And shine upon the counsel of the wicked?
The tents of robbers prosper, And they that provoke God are secure; Into whose hand God bringeth abundantly .
He leadeth counsellors away stripped, And judges maketh he fools.
God delivereth me to the ungodly, And casteth me into the hands of the wicked.
Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry for help, but there is no justice.
Wherefore do the wicked live, Become old, yea, wax mighty in power?
But as for the mighty man, he had the earth; And the honorable man, he dwelt in it.
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