Job 31:17
Good News Translation
or let orphans go hungry while I ate.

Contemporary English Version
and I have always shared my food with orphans.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof:

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If I have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof:

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Deuteronomy 15:11,14 There will not be wanting poor in the land of thy habitation: therefore I command thee to open thy hand to thy needy and poor brother, that liveth in the land. . . .

Nehemiah 8:10 And he said to them: Go, eat fat meats, and drink sweet wine, and send portions to them that have not prepared for themselves: because it is the holy day of the Lord, and be not sad: for the joy of the Lord is our strength.

Luke 11:41 But yet that which remaineth, give alms: and behold, all things are clean unto you.

John 13:29 For some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said to him: Buy those things which we have need of for the festival day: or that he should give something to the poor.

Acts 4:32 And the multitude of believers had but one heart and one soul. Neither did any one say that aught of the things which he possessed was his own: but all things were common unto them.

the fatherless

Job 29:13-16 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow. . . .

Ezekiel 18:7,16 And hath not wronged any man: but hath restored the pledge to the debtor, hath taken nothing away by violence: hath given his bread to the hungry, and hath covered the naked with a garment: . . .

Romans 12:13 Communicating to the necessities of the saints. Pursuing hospitality.

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.

1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

Context
Job's Final Appeal
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:18(For from my infancy mercy grew up with me: and it came out with me from my mother's womb:)…
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.

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Thou hast not given water to the weary, thou hast withdrawn bread from the hungry.

Job 29:12
Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper.

Job 31:18
(For from my infancy mercy grew up with me: and it came out with me from my mother's womb:)

Job 31:21
If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw myself superior in the gate:

Additional Translations
if I have eaten my morsel alone, not sharing it with the fatherless—Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless has not eaten thereof;

Or have eaten my morsel alone, And the fatherless hath not eaten thereof;

And if too I ate my morsel alone, and did not impart of it to the orphan;

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

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

Or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten of it;

or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it

And I do eat my morsel by myself, And the orphan hath not eat of it,
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