Job 31:17

Or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Alone. This was objected to St. Chrysostom. (Calmet) But his conduct proceeded not from pride or avarice. (Haydock) The ancient patriarchs delighted much in the exercise of hospitality; and Tobias (iv. 17.) exhorts his son to invite the poor. Coena, or "supper "received its name from many eating "together "while people dined alone. (Plut. Sym. viii. prob. 6.)
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