New International Version
if those of my household have never said, 'Who has not been filled with Job's meat?'--
King James Bible
If the men of my tabernacle said not, Oh that we had of his flesh! we cannot be satisfied.
Darby Bible Translation
If the men of my tent said not, Who shall find one that hath not been satisfied with his meat? --
World English Bible
if the men of my tent have not said, 'Who can find one who has not been filled with his meat?'
Young's Literal Translation
If not -- say ye, O men of my tent, 'O that we had of his flesh, we are not satisfied.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If the men of my tabernacle said - I believe the Targum gives the best sense here: - "If the men of my tabernacle have not said, Who hath commanded that we should not be satisfied with his flesh?" My domestics have had all kindness shown them; they have lived like my own children, and have been served with the same viands as my family. They have never seen flesh come to my table, when they have been obliged to live on pulse. Mr. Good's translation is nearly to the same sense: -
"If the men of my tabernacle do not exclaim,
Who hath longed for his meat without fullness?"
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