2 Samuel 23:15
Good News Translation
David grew homesick and said, "How I wish someone would bring me a drink of water from the well by the gate at Bethlehem!"

Contemporary English Version
and he was very thirsty. He said, "I wish I had a drink from the well by the gate at Bethlehem."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David longed, and said: O that some man would get me a drink of the water out of the cistern, that is in Bethlehem, by the gate.

New American Bible
Now David had a craving and said, “If only someone would give me a drink of water from the cistern by the gate of Bethlehem!”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And David longed, and said: O that some man would get me a drink of the water out of the cistern, that is in Bethlehem, by the gate.

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Numbers 11:4,5 For a mixt multitude of people, that came up with them, burned with desire, sitting and weeping, the children of Israel also being joined with them, and said: Who shall give us flesh to eat? . . .

Psalm 42:1,2 Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God. . . .

Psalm 63:1 A psalm of David while he was in the desert of Edom. [2] O God, my God, to thee do I watch at break of day. For thee my soul hath thirsted; for thee my flesh, O how many ways!

Psalm 119:81 My soul hath fainted after thy salvation: and in thy word I have very much hoped.

Isaiah 41:17 The needy and the poor seek for waters, and there are none: their tongue hath been dry with thirst. I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Isaiah 44:3 For I will pour out waters upon the thirsty ground, and streams upon the dry land: I will pour out my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thy stock.

John 4:10,14 Jesus answered and said to her: If thou didst know the gift of God and who he is that saith to thee: Give me to drink; thou perhaps wouldst have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water. . . .

John 7:37 And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink.

John 4:14 But the water that I will give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.

Context
David's Mighty Men
14And David was then in a hold: and there was a garrison of the Philistines then in Bethlehem. 15And David longed, and said: O that some man would get me a drink of the water out of the cistern, that is in Bethlehem, by the gate.16And the three valiant men broke through the camp of the Philistines, and drew water out of the cistern of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and brought it to David: but he would not drink, but offered it to the Lord,…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 11:17
And David longed, and said: O that some man would give me water of the cistern of Bethlehem, which is in the gate.

2 Samuel 23:16
And the three valiant men broke through the camp of the Philistines, and drew water out of the cistern of Bethlehem, that was by the gate, and brought it to David: but he would not drink, but offered it to the Lord,

Additional Translations
David longed for water and said, “Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!”And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!

And David longed, and said, Who will give me water to drink out of the well that is in Bethleem by the gate? now the band of the Philistines was then in Bethleem.

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me to drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is in the gate!

And David longed and said, Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Beth-lehem which is by the gate!

And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Beth-lehem, which is by the gate!

David longed, and said, "Oh that one would give me water to drink of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!"

and David longeth and saith, 'Who doth give me a drink of the water of the well of Beth-Lehem, which is by the gate?'
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