Job 1:4

“And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And his sonnes went and feasted in their houses, euery one his day, and sent and called for their three sisters, to eate and to drinke with them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And his sons went and held a feast in the house of each one upon his day; and they sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

His sons regularly went to one another's houses, and every one on his day gave a feast: and at these times they sent for their three sisters to take part in their feasts with them.
- Basic English Bible

And his sons went and made a feast in the house of each one on his day; and they sent and invited their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
- Darby Bible

And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
- Webster's Bible

His sons went and held a feast in the house of each one on his birthday; and they sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
- World English Bible

And his sons have gone and made a banquet -- the house of each [in] his day -- and have sent and called to their three sisters to eat and to drink with them;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And his sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one upon his day; and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 1:4


1:4 Feasted - To testify and maintain their brotherly love. His day - Each his appointed day, perhaps his birth - day, or the first day of the month.


Discussion for Job 1

  • Ann
    2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. Amen.
  • A disciple
    Ren; if you read 1 Samuel 28, particularly verse 13, you might better understand what happens when we die. Compare with Ecclesiastes 3:21 "Who knows the spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that goes downward to the earth?" and, Ecclesiastes 12:7 "Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it." See also Ezekiel 32.
  • A disciple
    Ren; God doesn't "reveal" things to us that are unscriptural and simply false! The story of the rich man and Lazarus is true; not a parable. Besides, Jesus spoke about hell and the Gehenna more than 20 times; and that at the Day of Judgment, Hell would be cast into the Lake of Fire. The rich man died and was buried, and the next moment he lifted up his eyes "IN HELL" and saw Lazarus in heaven!
  • Ren
    @Chuck No Lavonne is correct!!!! I am not a seventh day adventist or a
    jehovah witness and I believe what she said.Lazurus was a parable there are a lot of those in the Bible.There will be only one judgement day at the end so till then we will sleep with our fathers just like everyone else.Think about it you cant go on to Heaven till judgement day.I had prayed to God and he revealed this to me.
  • Chuck
    lavonne you are dead wrong you must be either a seventh day adventist or a
    jehovah witness we have a body , soul and spirit just like the GOD HEAD
    1ST JOHN5-7, COL 2-9, THE BIBLE SAYS TO BE ABSENT IN THE BODY
    IS TO BE PRESENT WITH THE LORD, READ THE RICH MAN AND LAZURUS IN
    LUKE 16, THERE IS A HEAVEN OR HELL AFTER DEATH IS THE JUDGEMENT
    HEB 9-27
  • Joe
    Job is a very awesome story of the bible. It tells me that God is always in control.

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