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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