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Job 35:13

    Job 35:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Surely God will not hear an empty cry , Neither will the Almighty regard it.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But God will not give ear to what is false, or the Ruler of all take note of it;

    Webster's Revision

    Surely God will not hear an empty cry , Neither will the Almighty regard it.

    World English Bible

    Surely God will not hear an empty cry, neither will the Almighty regard it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 35:13

    Surely God will not hear vanity - He will not attend to such vain cries; they cry from their oppressions, but they cry not to God.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 35:13

    Surely God will not hear vanity - A vain, hollow, heartless petition. The object of Elihu here is to account for the reason why sufferers are not relieved - having his eye, doubtless, on the case of Job as one of the most remarkable of the kind. The solution which he here gives of the difficulty is, that it is not consistent for God to hear a prayer where there is no sincerity. Of the "truth" of the remark there can be no doubt, but he seems to have taken it for granted that all prayers offered by unrelieved sufferers are thus insincere and hollow. This was needfull in his view to account for the fact under consideration, and this he "assumes" as being unquestionable. Yet the very point indispensable to make out his case was, that "in fact" the prayers offered by such persons were insincere.

    Wesley's Notes on Job 35:13

    35:13 Vanity - Vain persons, that have no wisdom or piety in them.
    Book: Job