New Living Translation
"God is leading you away from danger, Job, to a place free from distress. He is setting your table with the best food.
King James Bible
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 should be full of fatness.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
36:16 He would - If thou hadst opened thine ear to God's counsels. Into - A state of ease and freedom.
LibraryWhether Hypocrisy is the Same as Dissimulation?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. For dissimulation consists in lying by deeds. But there may be hypocrisy in showing outwardly what one does inwardly, according to Mat. 6:2, "When thou dost an alms-deed sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do." Therefore hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Moral. xxxi, 7): "Some there are who wear the habit of holiness, yet are unable to attain the merit of perfection. …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Great Teacher
"That which was from the Beginning,"
Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
"But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.
"Is God's comfort too little for you? Is his gentle word not enough?
"But then I will win her back once again. I will lead her into the desert and speak tenderly to her there.
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