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Chapter 4

John 4:1 Therefore when the LORD knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and immersed more disciples than John,

John 4:2 (Though Jesus Himself did not immerse, but His disciples did)

John 4:3 He left Judea, and departed again into Galilee.

John 4:4 But He needed to go through Samaria.

John 4:5 Then came He to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the plot of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.

John 4:6 Now Jacob’s well was there. Therefore Jesus, being tired from His journey, sat so on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.

John 4:7 There came a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus said to her, give Me a drink.

John 4:8 (For His disciples were gone away to the city to buy food.)

John 4:9 Then said the woman of Samaria said to Him, how is it that You, being a Jew, ask me for a drink, whom is a woman of Samaria? For the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.

John 4:10 Jesus answered and said to her, if you knew the gift of God, and who it is that says to you, give me a drink; you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water.

John 4:11 The woman said to Him, Sir, You have nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from where do You have that living water?

John 4:12 Are You greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, and his children, and his cattle?

John 4:13 Jesus answered and said to her, whoever drinks of this water will thirst again:

John 4:14 but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will by no means thirst in the New Covenant Age; but the water that I will give him will be in him a well of water springing up into infinite life.

John 4:15 The woman said to Him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come here to draw.

John 4:16 Jesus said to her, go, call your husband, and come here.

John 4:17 The woman answered and said, I do not have a husband. Jesus said to her, you have well said, I have no husband:

John 4:18 for you have had five husbands; and he you now have is not your husband: in that you spoke truly.

John 4:19 The woman said to Him, Sir, I perceive that You are a prophet.

John 4:20 Our fathers worshipped on this mountain; but You say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.

John 4:21 Jesus said to her, woman, believe Me, the hour comes, when you will neither on this mountain, nor even at Jerusalem, worship the Father.

John 4:22 You worship what you do not know: we know what we worship: for salvation is from the Jews.

John 4:23 But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in reality: for the Father seeks such to worship Him.

John 4:24 God is Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in reality.

John 4:25 The woman said to Him, I know that Messiah comes, whom is called Christ: when He comes, He will tell us all things.

John 4:26 Jesus said to her, I am speaking to you.

John 4:27 At this point His disciples came, and marveled that He talked with the woman and yet no one said, what do You seek? Or, why did You talk with her?

John 4:28 The woman then left her water pot, and went her way into the city, and said to the men,

John 4:29 come, see a man, who told me all things that I ever did: is this not the Christ?

John 4:30 Then they went out of the city, and came to Him.

John 4:31 In the meanwhile His disciples urged Him, saying, Master, eat.

John 4:32 But He said to them, I have food to eat that you know not of.

John 4:33 Therefore said the disciples to one another, has any man brought Him anything to eat?

John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My food is to do the will of Him that sent Me, and to finish His work.

John 4:35 Do you not say, there are yet four months, and then comes harvest? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already for harvest.

John 4:36 He that reaps receives wages, and scatters fruit to infinite life: that both he that sows and he that reaps may rejoice together!

John 4:37 For in this the saying is true, one sows, and another reaps.

John 4:38 I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored: other men labored, and you have entered into their labors.

John 4:39 So many of the Samaritans of that city believed in Him for the words of the woman, who testified, He told Me all that I ever did.

John 4:40 So when the Samaritans had come to Him, they asked Him that He would stay with them: and He stayed there two days.

John 4:41 Then many more believed because of His own word;

John 4:42 and said to the woman, now we believe, not because of your saying: for we have heard Him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world.

John 4:43 Now after two days He departed from there, and went into Galilee.

John 4:44 For Jesus Himself testified, that a prophet has no honor in his own country.

John 4:45 Then when He had come into Galilee, the Galileans received Him, having seen all the things that He did at Jerusalem at the feast: for they also went to the feast.

John 4:46 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where He made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

John 4:47 When he heard that Jesus had come out of Judea into Galilee, he went to Him, and asked Him that He would come down, and heal his son: for he was about to die.

John 4:48 Then Jesus said to him, unless you see signs and wonders, you will not believe.

John 4:49 The nobleman said to Him, Sir, come down before my child dies.

John 4:50 Jesus said to him, go your way; your son lives. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken to him, and he went his way.

John 4:51 Now as he was going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, your son lives!

John 4:52 Then he inquired of them the hour when he began to get well. Then they said to him, yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.

John 4:53 So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in which Jesus said to him, your son lives: and he and his whole house believed.

John 4:54 This again is the second miracle that Jesus did, when He had come out of Judea into Galilee.