New International Version
"Surely no one lays a hand on a broken man when he cries for help in his distress.
King James Bible
Howbeit he will not stretch out his hand to the grave, though they cry in his destruction.
Darby Bible Translation
Indeed, no prayer [availeth] when he stretcheth out [his] hand: though they cry when he destroyeth.
World English Bible
"However doesn't one stretch out a hand in his fall? Or in his calamity therefore cry for help?
Young's Literal Translation
Surely not against the heap Doth He send forth the hand, Though in its ruin they have safety.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He will not stretch out his hand to the grave - After all that has been said relative to the just translation and true meaning of this verse, is it not evident that it is in the mouth of Job a consolatory reflection? As if he said, Though I suffer here, I shall not suffer hereafter. Though he add stroke to stroke, so as to destroy my life, yet his displeasure shall not proceed beyond the grave.
Though they cry in his destruction - Mr. Good translates: Surely there, in its ruin, is freedom. In the sepulcher there is freedom from calamity, and rest for the weary.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
grave. Heb. heap. they cry
Job, in his great indignation at the shameful accusation of unkindness to the needy, pours forth the following very solemn imprecation--"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof; if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; if his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863
Of Confession of Our Infirmity and of the Miseries of this Life
"Though I cry, 'Violence!' I get no response; though I call for help, there is no justice.
("Oh, that I had someone to hear me! I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser put his indictment in writing.
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