Another word is used for the 'well,' ver. 11, in which the spring was; and this word, translated 'fountain,' is used for what springs up as life in the renewed man.
Lit. 'thus:' see 1Cor. 7.26, 'so as he is' and Note, 2Pet. 3.4.
'Never thirst for ever' is a little awkward, but 'never thirst' is too vague; it may be to our minds much as a present thing for this life. The expression is strong in negation, and expresses lasting for ever: see chs. 8.51,52; 10.28; 11.26; 13.8.
Proskuneo, and so to ver. 24: see Matt 4.10.
Or 'an hour,' as ch. 5.25,28, and see Note, 1John 2.18.