And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off?
now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?
Even he rendered a just decision in the end, so don’t you think God will surely give justice to his chosen people who plead with him day and night? Will he keep putting them off?
So what makes you think God won't step in and work justice for his chosen people, who continue to cry out for help? Won't he stick up for them?
And will not God do right in the cause of his saints, whose cries come day and night to his ears, though he is long in doing it?
And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long in helping them?
"And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them?
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1 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.
2 sn The prayers have to do with the righteous who cry out to him to receive justice. The context assumes the righteous are persecuted.
3 tn The emphatic particles in this sentence indicate that God will indeed give justice to the righteous.
4 sn The issue of delay has produced a whole host of views for this verse. (1) Does this assume provision to endure in the meantime? Or (2) does it mean God restricts the level of persecution until he comes? Either view is possible.