Job 31:16

“If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 31:16

If I haue withhelde the poore from their desire, or haue caused the eyes of the widow to faile:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If I have kept the poor from {their} desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If I have withheld the poor from `their' desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
- American Standard Version (1901)

If I kept back the desire of the poor; if the widow's eye was looking for help to no purpose;
- Basic English Bible

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
- Darby Bible

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
- Webster's Bible

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
- World English Bible

If I withhold from pleasure the poor, And the eyes of the widow do consume,
- Youngs Literal Bible

If I have withheld aught that the poor desired, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 31:16

Wesley's Notes for Job 31:16


31:16 If I - Denied them what they desired of me. To fail - With tedious expectation of my justice or charity. Job is most large upon this head, because in this matter Eliphaz had most particularly accused him.


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