New International Version
As the water of a lake dries up or a riverbed becomes parched and dry,
King James Bible
As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:
Darby Bible Translation
The waters recede from the lake, and the river wasteth and drieth up:
World English Bible
As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up,
Young's Literal Translation
Waters have gone away from a sea, And a river becometh waste and dry.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The waters fail from the sea - I believe this refers to evaporation, and nothing else. As the waters are evaporated from the sea, and the river in passing over the sandy desert is partly exsiccated, and partly absorbed; and yet the waters of the sea are not exhausted, as these vapors, being condensed, fall down in rain, and by means of rivers return again into the sea: so man is imperceptibly removed from his fellows by death and dissolution; yet the human race is still continued, the population of the earth being kept up by perpetual generations.
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Adam . . . begat a son in his own likeness.--GEN. 5:3. Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?--Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Dead in trespasses and sins; . . . by nature the children of wrath, even as others.--I am carnal, sold under sin. That which I do I allow not; for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I. I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing. By one man sin entered into the world, . . . by one man's …
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The waters of the river will dry up, and the riverbed will be parched and dry.
so he lies down and does not rise; till the heavens are no more, people will not awake or be roused from their sleep.
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