John 4:1

“When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Iesus made and baptized moe disciples then Iohn,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now when it was clear to the Lord that word had come to the ears of the Pharisees that Jesus was making more disciples than John and was giving them baptism
- Basic English Bible

When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus makes and baptises more disciples than John
- Darby Bible

When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,
- Webster's Bible

Now as soon as the Master was aware that the Pharisees had heard it said, "Jesus is gaining and baptizing more disciples than John"--
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John
- World English Bible

Therfor as Jhesu knew, that the Farisees herden, that Jhesu makith and baptisith mo disciplis than Joon,
- Wycliffe Bible

When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees heard that Jesus more disciples doth make and baptize than John,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 4:1


4:1 The Lord knew - Though none informed him of it.


People's Bible Notes for John 4:1


Joh 4:1-3 Jesus at Sychar SUMMARY OF JOHN 4: At Jacob's Well. The Woman of Samaria. The Question of Scared Places. God to Be Worshiped in Spirit. The Samaritans Hear the Lord. Jesus Departs to Galilee. The Nobleman's Son Healed. When therefore the Lord knew, etc. These verses tell why Jesus ended his ministry in Judea, for the present, and departed into Galilee. The Pharisees were becoming jealous of his increasing influence and the time had not come for an open conflict.

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