Bible: John 4:7-26

4:7 A Samaritan woman 1  came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me some water 2  to drink.” 4:8 (For his disciples had gone off into the town to buy supplies. 3 ) 4  4:9 So the Samaritan woman said to him, “How can you – a Jew 5 ask me, a Samaritan woman, for water 6  to drink?” (For Jews use nothing in common 7  with Samaritans.) 8 

4:10 Jesus answered 9  her, “If you had known 10  the gift of God and who it is who said to you, ‘Give me some water 11  to drink,’ you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.” 12  4:11 Sir,” 13  the woman 14  said to him, “you have no bucket and the well 15  is deep; where then do you get this 16  living water? 17  4:12 Surely you’re not greater than our ancestor 18  Jacob, are you? For he gave us this well and drank from it himself, along with his sons and his livestock.” 19 

4:13 Jesus replied, 20 Everyone who drinks some of this water will be thirsty 21  again. 4:14 But whoever drinks some of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again, 22  but the water that I will give him will become in him a fountain 23  of water springing up 24  to eternal life.” 4:15 The woman said to him, “Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw 25  water.” 26  4:16 He 27  said to her, “Go call your husband and come back here.” 28  4:17 The woman replied, 29 I have no husband.” Jesus said to her, “Right you are when you said, 30 I have no husband,’ 31  4:18 for you have had five husbands, and the man you are living with 32  now is not your husband. This you said truthfully!

4:19 The woman said to him, “Sir, I see 33  that you are a prophet. 4:20 Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, 34  and you people 35  say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem.” 36  4:21 Jesus said to her, “Believe me, woman, 37  a time 38  is coming when you will worship 39  the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. 4:22 You people 40  worship what you do not know. We worship what we know, because salvation is from the Jews. 41  4:23 But a time 42  is coming – and now is here 43  – when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks 44  such people to be 45  his worshipers. 46  4:24 God is spirit, 47  and the people who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” 4:25 The woman said to him, “I know that Messiah is coming(the one called Christ); 48  “whenever he 49  comes, he will tell 50  us everything.” 51  4:26 Jesus said to her, “I, the one speaking to you, am he.”

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