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12 From out of the city the dying groan,
    and the soul of the wounded cries for help;
    yet God pays no attention to their prayer.

13 “There are those who rebel against the light,
    who are not acquainted with its ways,
    and do not stay in its paths.
14 The murderer rises in the dark,[a]
    that he may kill the poor and needy;
    and in the night he is as a thief.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 24:14 Cn: Heb at the light

12 The groans of the dying rise from the city,
    and the souls of the wounded cry out for help.(A)
    But God charges no one with wrongdoing.(B)

13 “There are those who rebel against the light,(C)
    who do not know its ways
    or stay in its paths.(D)
14 When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up,
    kills(E) the poor and needy,(F)
    and in the night steals forth like a thief.(G)

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