The “cry” may or may not be uttered; it may express the anguish of the soul under dire and prolonged stress or burden and the lifting of perpetual petition in search of fulfillment, deliverance, or the answer to the riddles of life. Thus
HDCG, Vol. I, 399; ISBE, Vol. II, 764. Arndt; BDB.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
(zaaq, tsa`aq (and forms), qara’, shawa`, rinnah; boao, krazo, phoneo):