New American Standard Bible
Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,
King James Bible
And there was a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house:
Darby Bible Translation
And there was a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in the house of their brother, the firstborn.
World English Bible
It fell on a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house,
Young's Literal Translation
And the day is, that his sons and his daughters are eating, and drinking wine, in the house of their brother, the first-born.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And there was a day - That is, on the day on which the regular turn came for the banquet to be held in the house of the older brother; compare the notes at Job 1:4.
And drinking wine - This circumstance is omitted in Job 1:4. It shows that wine was regarded as an essential part of the banquet, and it was from its use that Job apprehended the unhappy results referred to in Job 1:5.
LibrarySatan Considering the Saints
Up there, beyond the clouds, where no human eye could see, there was a scene enacted which augured no good to Job's prosperity. The spirit of evil stood face to face with the infinite Spirit of all good. An extraordinary conversation took place between these two beings. When called to account for his doings, the evil one boasted that he had gone to and fro throughout the earth, insinuating that he had met with no hindrance to his will, and found no one to oppose his freely moving and acting at his …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 11: 1865
Whether all are Equally Bound to have Explicit Faith?
From the Latin Translation of Cassiodorus.
Whether it is Proper to the Rational Nature to be Adopted?
Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD.
a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them,
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