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

New Living Translation
Hungry and thirsty, they nearly died.

English Standard Version
hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them.

Berean Study Bible
They were hungry and thirsty; their soul fainted within them.

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

New King James Version
Hungry and thirsty, Their soul fainted in them.

New American Standard Bible
They were hungry and thirsty; Their souls felt weak within them.

NASB 1995
They were hungry and thirsty; Their soul fainted within them.

NASB 1977
They were hungry and thirsty; Their soul fainted within them.

Amplified Bible
Hungry and thirsty, They fainted.

Christian Standard Bible
They were hungry and thirsty; their spirits failed within them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They were hungry and thirsty; their spirits failed within them.

American Standard Version
Hungry and thirsty, Their soul fainted in them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They were hungry and thirsty and their souls were agitated.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Contemporary English Version
You were hungry and thirsty and about to give up.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They were hungry and thirsty: their soul fainted in them.

English Revised Version
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Good News Translation
They were hungry and thirsty and had given up all hope.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They were hungry and thirsty. They began to lose hope.

International Standard Version
Hungry and thirsty, their spirits failed.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hungry and thirsty, Their soul fainted in them.

Literal Standard Version
Hungry—indeed—thirsty, Their soul becomes feeble in them,

NET Bible
They were hungry and thirsty; they fainted from exhaustion.

New Heart English Bible
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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
4Some wandered in desert wastelands, finding no path to a city in which to dwell. 5They were hungry and thirsty; their soul fainted within them. 6Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and He delivered them from their distress.…

Cross References
Psalm 77:3
I remembered You, O God, and I groaned; I mused and my spirit grew faint. Selah

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


Treasury of Scripture

Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.

Judges 15:18,19
And he was sore athirst, and called on the LORD, and said, Thou hast given this great deliverance into the hand of thy servant: and now shall I die for thirst, and fall into the hand of the uncircumcised? …

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 worketh in the coals, and fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with the strength of his arms: yea, he is hungry, and his strength faileth: he drinketh no water, and is faint.









(5) Fainted.--Literally, let itself be covered. (See Psalm 77:3.)

Verse 5. - Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them. Either actual hunger and thirst, or dissatisfaction with life, may be intended.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They were hungry
רְעֵבִ֥ים (rə·‘ê·ḇîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7457: Hungry

and
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

thirsty;
צְמֵאִ֑ים (ṣə·mê·’îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 6771: Thirsty

their soul
נַ֝פְשָׁ֗ם (nap̄·šām)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

fainted
תִּתְעַטָּֽף׃ (tiṯ·‘aṭ·ṭāp̄)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5848: To shroud, clothe, to languish

within them.
בָּהֶ֥ם (bā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew


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