New Living Translation
People staggered from town to town looking for water, but there was never enough. But still you would not return to me," says the LORD.
King James Bible
So two or three cities wandered unto one city, to drink water; but they were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And two, three, cities wandered unto one city, to drink water, and were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith Jehovah.
World English Bible
So two or three cities staggered to one city to drink water, and were not satisfied: yet you haven't returned to me," says Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And wandered have two or three cities, Unto the same city to drink water, And they are not satisfied, And ye have not turned back unto Me, An affirmation of Jehovah.
Amos 4:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:8 Not satisfied - Either that had not enough for them, or durst not part with it.
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1 Kings 18:5
Ahab said to Obadiah, "We must check every spring and valley in the land to see if we can find enough grass to save at least some of my horses and mules."
I thought, 'After she has done all this, she will return to me.' But she did not return, and her faithless sister Judah saw this.
The ground is parched and cracked for lack of rain. The farmers are deeply troubled; they, too, cover their heads.
Then he told me, "Son of man, I will make food very scarce in Jerusalem. It will be weighed out with great care and eaten fearfully. The water will be rationed out drop by drop, and the people will drink it with dismay.
Lacking food and water, people will look at one another in terror, and they will waste away under their punishment.
You have planted much but harvest little. You eat but are not satisfied. You drink but are still thirsty. You put on clothes but cannot keep warm. Your wages disappear as though you were putting them in pockets filled with holes!
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