But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering; he speaks to them in their affliction.
"He delivers the afflicted in their affliction, And opens their ear in time of oppression.
But by means of their suffering, he rescues those who suffer. For he gets their attention through adversity.
But those who learn from their suffering, God delivers from their suffering.
He makes the wrong done to the poor the way of their salvation, opening their ears by their trouble.
He delivers the afflicted by their affliction, and opens their ear by adversity.
He delivers the poor in their affliction, And opens their ears in oppression.
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1 tn The preposition בּ (bet) in these two lines is not location but instrument, not “in” but “by means of.” The affliction and the oppression serve as a warning for sin, and therefore a means of salvation.
2 tn Heb “his.”
3 tn Heb “he uncovers their ear.”