Job 19 :7

Job 19 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry for help, but there is no justice.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Truly, I make an outcry against the violent man, but there is no answer: I give a cry for help, but no one takes up my cause.

Webster's Revision

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry aloud, but there is no judgment.

World English Bible

"Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard: I cry for help, but there is no judgment.

Definitions for Job 19 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Job 19 :7

I cry out of wrong - I complain of violence and of injustice; but no one comes to my help.

Barnes's Commentary on Job 19 :7

Behold, I cry out of wrong - Margin, or "violence." The Hebrew word (חמס châmâs) means properly violence. The violence referred to is that which was brought upon him by God. It is, indeed, harsh language; but it is not quite sure that he means to complain of God for doing him injustice. God had dealt with him in a severe or violent manner, is the meaning, and he had cried unto him for relief, but had cried in vain.

No judgment - No justice. The meaning is, that he could obtain justice from no one God would not interpose to remove the calamities which he had brought upon him, and his friends would do no justice to his motives and character.

Wesley's Commentary on Job 19 :7

19:7 Cry - Unto God. Wrong - That I am oppressed by my friends.
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