New International Version
You gave no water to the weary and you withheld food from the hungry,
King James Bible
Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast withholden bread from the hungry.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast not given water to the fainting to drink, and thou hast withholden bread from the hungry.
World English Bible
You haven't given water to the weary to drink, and you have withheld bread from the hungry.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou causest not the weary to drink water, And from the hungry thou withholdest bread.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast not given water - It was esteemed a great virtue in the East to furnish thirsty travelers with water; especially in the deserts, where scarcely a stream was to be found, and where wells were very rare. Some of the Indian devotees are accustomed to stand with a girbah or skin full of water, on the public roads, to give drink to weary travelers who are parched with thirst.
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Understanding what the will of the Lord is.--EPH. 5:17. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.--Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.--This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.--We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal …
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Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
"If I have denied the desires of the poor or let the eyes of the widow grow weary,
if I have kept my bread to myself, not sharing it with the fatherless--
if those of my household have never said, 'Who has not been filled with Job's meat?'--
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