New American Standard Bible
"Have I said, 'Give me something,' Or, 'Offer a bribe for me from your wealth,'
King James Bible
Did I say, Bring unto me? or, Give a reward for me of your substance?
Darby Bible Translation
Did I say, Bring unto me, and make me a present from your substance?
World English Bible
Did I say, 'Give to me?' or, 'Offer a present for me from your substance?'
Young's Literal Translation
Is it because I said, Give to me? And, By your power bribe for me?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Did I say, Bring unto me? - Job proceeds to state that their conduct in this had been greatly aggravated by the fact that they had come voluntarily. He had not asked them to come. He had desired no gift; no favor. He had not applied to them in any way or form for help. They had come of their own accord, and when they came they uttered only the language of severity and reproach. If he had asked them to aid him, the case would have been different. That would have given them some excuse for interposing in the case. But now the whole was gratuitous and unasked. He did not desire their interference, and he implies by these remarks that if they could say nothing that would console him, it would have been kindness in them to have said nothing.
Or, Give a reward for me of your substance? - That is, did I ask a present from you out of your property? I asked nothing. I have on no occasion asked you to interpose and aid me.
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Rom. xv. 13.--"Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing," &c. It is usual for the Lord in his word to turn his precepts unto promises, which shows us, that the commandments of God do not so much import an ability in us, or suppose strength to fulfil them, as declare that obligation which lies upon us, and his purpose and intention to accomplish in some, what he requires of all: and therefore we should accordingly convert all his precepts unto prayers, seeing he hath made …
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