Job 31:16
Good News Translation
I have never refused to help the poor; never have I let widows live in despair

Contemporary English Version
I have never cheated widows or others in need,

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait:

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If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait:

withheld

Job 22:7-9 Thou hast not given water to the weary, thou hast withdrawn bread from the hungry. . . .

Deuteronomy 15:7-10 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .

Psalm 112:9 He hath distributed, he hath given to the poor: his justice remaineth for ever and ever: his horn shall be exalted in glory.

Luke 16:21 Desiring to be filled with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. And no one did give him: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

Acts 11:29 And the disciples, every man according to his ability, purposed to send relief to the brethren who dwelt in Judea.

Galatians 2:10 Only that we should be mindful of the poor: which same thing also I was careful to do.

the eyes

Deuteronomy 28:32 May thy sons and thy daughters be given to another people, thy eyes looking on, and languishing at the sight of them all the day, and may there be no strength in thy hand.

Psalm 69:3 I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse, my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.

Psalm 119:82,123 My eyes have failed for thy word, saying: When wilt thou comfort me? . . .

Isaiah 38:14 I will cry like a young swallow, I will meditate like a dove: my eyes are weakened looking upward: Lord, I suffer violence, answer thou for me.

Lamentations 4:17 Ain. While we were yet standing, our eyes failed, expecting help for us in vain, when we looked attentively towards a nation that was not able to save.

Context
Job's Final Appeal
15Did not he that made me in the womb make him also: and did not one and the same form me in the womb? 16If I have denied to the poor what they desired, and have made the eyes of the widow wait:17If I have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof:…
Cross References
James 1:27
Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.

Exodus 22:22
You shall not hurt a widow or an orphan.

Job 5:16
And to the needy there shall be hope, but iniquity shall draw in her mouth.

Job 20:19
Because he broke in and stripped the poor: he hath violently taken away a house which he did not build.

Job 22:7
Thou hast not given water to the weary, thou hast withdrawn bread from the hungry.

Job 22:9
Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless thou hast broken in pieces.

Proverbs 22:22
Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate:

Proverbs 31:20
She hath opened her hand to the needy, and stretched out her hands to the poor.

Ezekiel 18:16
And hath not grieved any man, nor withholden the pledge, nor taken away with violence, but hath given his bread to the hungry, and covered the naked with a garment:

Additional Translations
If I have denied the desires of the poor or allowed the widow’s eyes to fail,If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

But the helpless missed not whatever need they had, and I did not cause the eye of the widow to fail.

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

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

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

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

If I withhold from pleasure the poor, And the eyes of the widow do consume,
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