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God brought you out of trouble, and let you enjoy security; your table was piled high with food.
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Therefore he shall set thee at large out of the narrow mouth, and which hath no foundation under it: and the rest of thy table shall be full of fatness.
Job 19:8 He hath hedged in my path round about, and I cannot pass, and in my way he hath set darkness.
Job 42:10-17 The Lord also was turned at the penance of Job, when he prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before. . . .
Psalm 18:19 And he brought me forth into a large place: he saved me, because he was well pleased with me.
Psalm 31:8 And thou hast not shut me up in the hands of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a spacious place.
Psalm 40:1-3 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself.  With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me. . . .
Psalm 118:5 In my trouble I called upon the Lord: and the Lord heard me, and enlarged me.
that which should be set on thy table.
Psalm 23:5 Thou hast prepared a table before me against them that afflict me. Thou hast anointed my head with oil; and my chalice which inebreateth me, how goodly is it!
Psalm 36:8 They shall be inebriated with the plenty of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the torrent of thy pleasure.
Psalm 63:5 Let my soul be filled as with marrow and fatness: and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.
Isaiah 25:6 And the Lord of hosts shall make unto all people in this mountain, a feast of fat things, a feast of wine, of fat things full of marrow, of wine purified from the lees.
Isaiah 55:2 Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which doth not satisfy you? Hearken diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and your soul shall be delighted in fatness.
ContextElihu Declares God's Justice and Power
…15He shall deliver the poor out of his distress, and shall open his ear in affliction. 16Therefore he shall set thee at large out of the narrow mouth, and which hath no foundation under it: and the rest of thy table shall be full of fatness.17Thy cause hath been judged as that of the wicked, cause and judgment thou shalt recover.…
Blessed is the man whom God correcteth: refuse not, therefore, the chastising of the Lord.
Is it a great matter that God should comfort thee? but thy wicked words hinder this.
Therefore, behold I will allure her, and will lead her into the wilderness: and I will speak to her heart.
Additional TranslationsIndeed, He drew you from the jaws of distress to a spacious and broad place, to a table full of richness.Even so would he have removed you out of the strait into a broad place, where there is no narrow place; and that which should be set on your table should be full of fatness.
Yea, he would have allured thee out of distress Into a broad place, where there is no straitness; And that which is set on thy table would be full of fatness.
And he has also enticed thee out of the mouth of the enemy:
Even so would he have allured thee out of the jaws of distress into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and the supply of thy table [would be] full of fatness.
Yea, he would have led thee away out of distress into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and that which is set on thy table should be full of fatness.
Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait into a broad place, where there is no straitness; and that which should be set on thy table would be full of fatness.
Yes, he would have allured you out of distress, into a broad place, where there is no restriction. That which is set on your table would be full of fatness.
And also He moved thee from a strait place, To a broad place -- no straitness under it, And the sitting beyond of thy table Hath been full of fatness.
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