Job 31:17

“Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 31:17

Or haue eaten my morsell my selfe alone, and the fatherlesse hath not eaten thereof:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Or have eaten my morsel alone, And the orphan has not shared it
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Or have eaten my morsel alone, And the fatherless hath not eaten thereof;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If I kept my food for myself, and did not give some of it to the child with no father;
- Basic English Bible

Or have eaten my morsel alone, so that the fatherless ate not thereof,
- Darby Bible

Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten of it;
- Webster's Bible

or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it
- World English Bible

And I do eat my morsel by myself, And the orphan hath not eat of it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 31:17

Wesley's Notes for Job 31:17


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.

31:18 Youth - As soon as I was capable of managing mine own affairs. With me - Under my care. A father - With all the diligence and tenderness of a father. Her - The widow mentioned ver.#16|. From - From my tender years; ever since I was capable of discerning good and evil.

31:19 Perish - When it was in my power to help them.


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