New International Version
So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.
King James Bible
So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.
Darby Bible Translation
So the poor hath what he hopeth for, and unrighteousness stoppeth her mouth.
World English Bible
So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.
Young's Literal Translation
And there is hope to the poor, And perverseness hath shut her mouth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
So the poor - דל dal, he who is made thin, who is wasted, extenuated; hath hope - he sees what God is accustomed to do, and he expects a repetition of gracious dealings in his own behalf; and because God deals thus with those who trust in him, therefore the mouth of impiety is stopped. Religion is kept alive in the earth, because of God's signal interventions in behalf of the bodies and souls of his followers.
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