New Living Translation
Their children are abandoned far from help; they are crushed in court with no one to defend them.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:4 Children - Whose greatness he designed in all his enterprizes, supposing his family would be established for ever. Safely - Are exposed to dangers and calamities, and can neither preserve themselves, nor the inheritance which their fathers left them. There is no question but he glances here, at the death of Job's children.
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Objection 1: It would seem that we ought to pray to God alone. Prayer is an act of religion, as stated above (A). But God alone is to be worshiped by religion. Therefore we should pray to God alone. Objection 2: Further, it is useless to pray to one who is ignorant of the prayer. But it belongs to God alone to know one's prayer, both because frequently prayer is uttered by an interior act which God alone knows, rather than by words, according to the saying of the Apostle (1 Cor. 14:15), …
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"Upon reaching one of these cities, the one who caused the death will appear before the elders at the city gate and present his case. They must allow him to enter the city and give him a place to live among them.
The fierce lion will starve for lack of prey, and the cubs of the lioness will be scattered.
Their children will beg from the poor, for they must give back their stolen riches.
Let no one be kind to him; let no one pity his fatherless children.
The wicked are far from rescue, for they do not bother with your decrees.
Wisdom is too lofty for fools. Among leaders at the city gate, they have nothing to say.
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