Job 31:31
Good News Translation
All those who work for me know that I have always welcomed strangers.

Contemporary English Version
No one ever went hungry at my house,

Douay-Rheims Bible
If the men of my tabernacle have not said: Who will give us of his flesh that we may be filled?

New American Bible
Had not the men of my tent exclaimed, “Who has not been filled with his meat!”

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If the men of my tabernacle have not said: Who will give us of his flesh that we may be filled?

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1 Samuel 24:4,10 And the servants of David said to him: Behold the day, of which the Lord said to thee: I will deliver thy enemy unto thee, that thou mayst do to him as it shall seem good in thy eyes. Then David arose, and secretly cut off the hem of Saul's robe. . . .

1 Samuel 26:8 And Abisai said to David: God hath shut up thy enemy this day into thy hands: now then I will run him through with my spear, even to the earth at once, and there shall be no need of a second time.

2 Samuel 16:9,10 And Abisai the son of Sarvia said to the king: Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? I will go, and cut off his head. . . .

2 Samuel 19:21,22 But Abisai the son of Sarvia answering, said: Shall Semei for these words not be put to death, because he cursed the Lord's anointed? . . .

Jeremiah 40:15,16 But Johanan the son of Caree, spoke to Godolias privately in Masphath, saying: I will go, and I will kill Ismahel the son of Nathanias, and no man shall know it, lest he kill thee, and all the Jews be scattered, that are gathered unto thee, and the remnant of Juda perish. . . .

Luke 9:54,55 And when his disciples, James and John, had seen this, they said: Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven and consume them? . . .

Luke 22:50,51 And one of them struck the servant of the high priest and cut off his right ear. . . .

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Job 19:22 Why do you persecute me as God, and glut yourselves with my flesh?

Psalm 27:2 Whilst the wicked draw near against me, to eat my flesh. My enemies that trouble me, have themselves been weakened, and have fallen.

Psalm 35:25 Let them not say in their hearts: It is well, it is well, to our mind: neither let them say: We have swallowed him up.

Proverbs 1:11,12,18 Let us swallow him up alive like hell, and whole as one that goeth down into the pit. . . .

Micah 3:2,3 And I said: Hear, O ye princes of Jacob, and ye chiefs of the house of Israel: Is it not your part to know judgment, . . .

Context
Job's Final Appeal
30For I have not been given my mouth to sin, by wishing a curse to his soul. 31If the men of my tabernacle have not said: Who will give us of his flesh that we may be filled?32The stranger did not stay without, my door was open to the traveller.…
Cross References
Job 22:7
Thou hast not given water to the weary, thou hast withdrawn bread from the hungry.

Job 31:32
The stranger did not stay without, my door was open to the traveller.

Additional Translations
if the men of my house have not said, ‘Who is there who has not had his fill?’—If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.

If the men of my tent have not said, Who can find one that hath not been filled with his meat?

And if too my handmaids have often said, Oh that we might be satisfied with his flesh; (whereas I was very kind:

If the men of my tent said not, Who shall find one that hath not been satisfied with his meat? --

If the men of my tent said not, Who can find one that hath not been satisfied with his flesh?

If the men of my tabernacle have not said, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.

if the men of my tent have not said, 'Who can find one who has not been filled with his meat?'

If not -- say ye, O men of my tent, 'O that we had of his flesh, we are not satisfied.'
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