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Psalm 42:2 (a) It describes the deep desires of the heart for GOD, a longing for His presence, and the craving for His fellowship.

Psalm 63:1 (a) David was in a cave when He expressed this deep longing. He could not get to Jerusalem because of the armies of Saul. He must seek GOD as he fled from the enemy and hid here and there in the wilderness and in caves. His heart was hungering for his Lord, and his soul was craving the sweet presence of the GOD whom he loved. (See Psalm 143:6).

Isaiah 55:1 (b) This is typical of the craving of the natural human heart for satisfaction which it fails to find in that which the world offers.

Matthew 5:6 (a) This describes the longing in the hearts of men to be better, to have more goodness, and more holiness.

John 6:35 (b) This is a type of the longing for peace and rest which is fully satisfied when one trusts his soul and life to the Lord JESUS CHRIST.

Revelation 7:16 (b) The word signifies that those who are in Heaven with GOD have every longing and desire satisfied.

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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Thirst'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. 1957.

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