I looked, but there was no one to help; I was shocked because there was no one offering support. 1 So my right arm accomplished deliverance; my raging anger drove me on. 2
I looked, but there was no-one to help, I was appalled that no-one gave support; so my own arm worked salvation for me, and my own wrath sustained me.
"I looked, and there was no one to help, And I was astonished and there was no one to uphold; So My own arm brought salvation to Me, And My wrath upheld Me.
I looked, but no one came to help my people. I was amazed and appalled at what I saw. So I executed vengeance alone; unaided, I passed down judgment.
I looked around for someone to help--no one. I couldn't believe it--not one volunteer. So I went ahead and did it myself, fed and fueled by my rage.
And I saw that there was no helper, and I was wondering that no one gave them support: so my arm did the work of salvation, and my wrath was my support.
I looked, but there was no helper; I stared, but there was no one to sustain me; so my own arm brought me victory, and my wrath sustained me.
I looked, but there was no one to help, And I wondered That there was no one to uphold; Therefore My own arm brought salvation for Me; And My own fury, it sustained Me.
And I looked
and [there was] none to help
and I wondered
that [there was] none to uphold
therefore mine own arm
unto me; and my fury
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, but there was no
one to help
; I was shocked
because there was no
one offering support
. So my right arm
; my raging anger
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1 sn See Isa 59:16 for similar language.
2 tn Heb “and my anger, it supported me”; NIV “my own wrath sustained me.”