New Living Translation
The groans of the dying rise from the city, and the wounded cry for help, yet God ignores their moaning.
King James Bible
Men groan from out of the city, and the soul of the wounded crieth out: yet God layeth not folly to them.
Darby Bible Translation
Men groan from out of the city, and the soul of the wounded crieth out; and +God imputeth not the impiety.
World English Bible
From out of the populous city, men groan. The soul of the wounded cries out, yet God doesn't regard the folly.
Young's Literal Translation
Because of enmity men do groan, And the soul of pierced ones doth cry, And God doth not give praise.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:12 Groan - Under grievous oppressions. Soul - The life or blood of those who are wounded to death, as this word properly signifies, crieth aloud to God for vengeance. Yet - Yet God doth not punish them.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
When a plague sweeps through, he laughs at the death of the innocent.
The whole earth is in the hands of the wicked, and God blinds the eyes of the judges. If he's not the one who does it, who is?
They press out olive oil without being allowed to taste it, and they tread in the winepress as they suffer from thirst.
"Wicked people rebel against the light. They refuse to acknowledge its ways or stay in its paths.
For I am poor and needy, and my heart is full of pain.
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