Job 5:16

“So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So the poore hath hope, and iniquitie stoppeth her mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So the helpless has hope, And unrighteousness must shut its mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So the poor hath hope, And iniquity stoppeth her mouth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So the poor man has hope, and the mouth of the evil-doer is stopped.
- Basic English Bible

So the poor hath what he hopeth for, and unrighteousness stoppeth her mouth.
- Darby Bible

So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.
- Webster's Bible

So the poor has hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.
- World English Bible

And there is hope to the poor, And perverseness hath shut her mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 5:16


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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