1And after eleven years they prevented even the bread from being brought to me, scarcely allowing my wife 1 Lit. ‘allowing her’. to have her own food. 2And when she got it, she would share it out between herself and me, saying in her grief, Woe is me! Soon there will not even be bread for him to eat. 3And she had no hesitation in going out into the market-place to beg bread from the breadsellers, so as to bring it to me to eat.
1 Lit. ‘allowing her’.