New American Standard Bible
"Surely God will not listen to an empty cry, Nor will the Almighty regard it.
King James Bible
Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.
Darby Bible Translation
Surely �God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.
World English Bible
Surely God will not hear an empty cry, neither will the Almighty regard it.
Young's Literal Translation
Surely vanity God doth not hear, And the Mighty doth not behold it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Surely God will not hear vanity - A vain, hollow, heartless petition. The object of Elihu here is to account for the reason why sufferers are not relieved - having his eye, doubtless, on the case of Job as one of the most remarkable of the kind. The solution which he here gives of the difficulty is, that it is not consistent for God to hear a prayer where there is no sincerity. Of the "truth" of the remark there can be no doubt, but he seems to have taken it for granted that all prayers offered by unrelieved sufferers are thus insincere and hollow. This was needfull in his view to account for the fact under consideration, and this he "assumes" as being unquestionable. Yet the very point indispensable to make out his case was, that "in fact" the prayers offered by such persons were insincere.
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"They have Corrupted Themselves; their Spot is not the Spot of his Children; they are a Perverse and Crooked Generation. "
"We know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He hears him.
"Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself; For emptiness will be his reward.
"Will God hear his cry When distress comes upon him?
The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.
"So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.
Therefore thus says the LORD, "Behold I am bringing disaster on them which they will not be able to escape; though they will cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them.
Then they will cry out to the LORD, But He will not answer them. Instead, He will hide His face from them at that time Because they have practiced evil deeds.
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