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Amos 8:13

    Amos 8:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    In that day shall the fair virgins and the young men faint for thirst.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In that day the fair virgins and the young men will be feeble from need of water.

    Webster's Revision

    In that day shall the fair virgins and the young men faint for thirst.

    World English Bible

    In that day the beautiful virgins and the young men will faint for thirst.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    In that day shall the fair virgins and the young men faint for thirst.

    Barnes' Notes on Amos 8:13

    In this hopelessness as to all relief, those too shall fail and sink under their sufferings, in whom life is freshest and strongest and hope most buoyant. Hope mitigates any sufferings. When hope is gone, the powers of life, which it sustains, give way. "They shall faint for thirst," literally, "shall be mantled over, covered" , as, in fact, one fainting seems to feel as if a veil came over his brow and eyes. "Thirst," as it is an intenser suffering than bodily hunger, includes sufferings of body and mind. If even over those, whose life was firmest, a veil came, and they fainted for thirst, what of the rest?