New Living Translation
And so at last the poor have hope, and the snapping jaws of the wicked are shut.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:16 So - So he obtains what he hoped for from God, to whom he committed his cause. Iniquity - Wicked men. Stoppeth - They are silenced and confounded, finding that not only the poor are got out of their snares, but the oppressors themselves are ensnared in them.
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