New International Version
His children are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender.
King James Bible
His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.
Darby Bible Translation
His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is no deliverer:
World English Bible
His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,
Young's Literal Translation
Far are his sons from safety, And they are bruised in the gate, And there is no deliverer.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His children are far from safety - His posterity shall not continue in prosperity. Ill gotten, ill spent; whatever is got by wrong must have God's curse on it.
They are crushed in the gate - The Targum says, They shall be bruised in the gate of hell, in the day of the great judgment. There is reference here to a custom which I have often had occasion to notice: viz., that in the Eastern countries the court-house, or tribunal of justice, was at the Gate of the city; here the magistrates attended, and hither the plaintiff and defendant came for justice.
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I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause.--JOB 5:8. Is anything too hard for the Lord?--Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.--Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God.--Casting all your care upon him, for he careth for you. Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up unto the house of the Lord, and …
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When they flee to one of these cities, they are to stand in the entrance of the city gate and state their case before the elders of that city. Then the elders are to admit the fugitive into their city and provide a place to live among them.
The lion perishes for lack of prey, and the cubs of the lioness are scattered.
His children must make amends to the poor; his own hands must give back his wealth.
May no one extend kindness to him or take pity on his fatherless children.
Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees.
Wisdom is too high for fools; in the assembly at the gate they must not open their mouths.
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