KJV LexiconO LORD
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
how long shall I cry
to be free; but used only causatively and reflexively, to halloo (for help, i.e. freedom from some trouble) -- cry (aloud, out), shout.
and thou wilt not hear
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
even cry out
to shriek (from anguish or danger); by analogy, (as a herald) to announce or convene publicly
unto thee of violence
violence; by implication, wrong; by meton. unjust gain -- cruel(-ty), damage, false, injustice, oppressor, unrighteous, violence (against, done), violent (dealing), wrong.
and thou wilt not save
to be open, wide or free, i.e. (by implication) to be safe; causatively, to free or succor
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, "Violence!" Yet You do not save.
King James Bible
O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!
Holman Christian Standard Bible
How long, LORD, must I call for help and You do not listen or cry out to You about violence and You do not save?
International Standard Version
"How long, LORD, must I cry out for help, but you won't listen? I'm crying out to you, 'Violence!' but you aren't providing deliverance.
How long, LORD, must I cry for help? But you do not listen! I call out to you, "Violence!" But you do not intervene!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
How long, O LORD, am I to cry for help, but you will not listen? I cry out to you, "There's violence!" yet you will not come to the rescue.
King James 2000 Bible
O LORD, how long shall I cry, and you will not hear! even cry out unto you of violence, and you will not save!
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