Psalm 107:5
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New International Version
They were hungry and thirsty, and their lives ebbed away.

King James Bible
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Darby Bible Translation
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them:

World English Bible
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Young's Literal Translation
Hungry -- yea -- thirsty, Their soul in them becometh feeble,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They wandered in the wilderness - Here begins the Finest comparison: the Israelites in captivity are compared to a traveler in a dreary, uninhabited, and barren desert, spent with hunger and thirst, as well as by the fatigues of the journey, Psalm 107:5.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Judges 15:18,19 And he was sore thirsty, and called on the LORD, and said, You have given this great deliverance into the hand of your servant...

1 Samuel 30:11,12 And they found an Egyptian in the field, and brought him to David, and gave him bread, and he did eat; and they made him drink water...

Isaiah 44:12 The smith with the tongs both works in the coals, and fashions it with hammers, and works it with the strength of his arms: yes...

Jeremiah 14:18 If I go forth into the field, then behold the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city...

Lamentations 2:19 Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out your heart like water before the face of the LORD...

Mark 8:2,3 I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat...

Library
March 12. "They Wandered in the Wilderness in a Solitary Way" (Ps. Cvii. 4).
"They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way" (Ps. cvii. 4). All who fight the Lord's battles must be content to die to all the favorable opinions of men and all the flattery of human praise. You cannot make an exception in favor of the good opinions of the children of God. It is very easy for the insidious adversary to make this also all appeal to the flesh. It is all right when God sends us the approval of our fellow men, but we must never make it a motive in our life, but be content with
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Thankfulness for Mercies Received, a Necessary Duty
Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gives a greater proof thereof, than that backwardness, which every one finds within himself, to the duty of praise and thanksgiving. When God placed the first man in paradise, his soul no doubt was so filled with a sense of the riches of the divine love, that he was continually employing that breath of life, which the Almighty had not long before breathed into him, in blessing and magnifying that all-bountiful,
George Whitefield—Selected Sermons of George Whitefield

Effects of Messiah's Appearance
The eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped: Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing. H ow beautiful and magnificent is the imagery, by which the Prophet, in this chapter, represents the effects of MESSIAH'S appearance! The scene, proposed to our view, is a barren and desolate wilderness. But when He, who in the beginning said, Let there be light, and there was light, condescends to visit this wilderness, the face of nature is
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Concerning Christian Liberty
CHRISTIAN faith has appeared to many an easy thing; nay, not a few even reckon it among the social virtues, as it were; and this they do, because they have not made proof of it experimentally, and have never tasted of what efficacy it is. For it is not possible for any man to write well about it, or to understand well what is rightly written, who has not at some time tasted of its spirit, under the pressure of tribulation. While he who has tasted of it, even to a very small extent, can never write,
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation

Cross References
Psalm 77:3
I remembered you, God, and I groaned; I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.

Psalm 107:6
Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.

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