John 4:16

“Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Iesus saith vnto her, Goe, call thy husband, and come hither.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He *said to her, "Go, call your husband and come here."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Jesus said to her, Go, get your husband and come back here with him.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus says to her, Go, call thy husband, and come here.
- Darby Bible

Jesus saith to her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
- Webster's Bible

Go and call your husband, said Jesus; "and come back."
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."
- World English Bible

Jhesus seith to hir, Go, clepe thin hosebonde, and come hidir.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus saith to her, `Go, call thy husband, and come hither;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 4:16


4:16 Jesus saith to her - He now clears the way that he might give her a better kind of water than she asked for. Go, call thy husband - He strikes directly at her bosom sin.


People's Bible Notes for John 4:16


Joh 4:16 Go, call thy husband, and come hither. The woman has asked for the water; before she can receive it she must be fully conscious of her sinfulness. Hence Jesus makes a demand that will recall her past life.

Discussion for John 4:16

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