John 4:40

“So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for John 4:40

So when the Samaritanes were come vnto him, they besought him that he would tarie with them, and he abode there two dayes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So when the Samaritans came to Jesus, they were asking Him to stay with them; and He stayed there two days.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So when the Samaritans came unto him, they besought him to abide with them: and he abode there two days.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So when the people came to him they made request to him to be among them for a time, and he was there two days.
- Basic English Bible

When therefore the Samaritans came to him they asked him to abide with them, and he abode there two days.
- Darby Bible

So when the Samaritans had come to him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.
- Webster's Bible

When however the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him on all sides to stay with them; and He stayed there two days.
- Weymouth Bible

So when the Samaritans came to him, they begged him to stay with them. He stayed there two days.
- World English Bible

Therfor whanne Samaritans camen to hym, thei preieden hym to dwelle there; and he dwelte there twey daies.
- Wycliffe Bible

When, then, the Samaritans came unto him, they were asking him to remain with them, and he remained there two days;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for John 4:40

Wesley's Notes for John 4:40


4:38 I - he Lord of the whole harvest, have sent you - He had employed them already in baptizing, #John 4:2|.

4:42 We know that this is the Saviour of the world - And not of the Jews only.


People's Bible Notes for John 4:40


Joh 4:40 So when the Samaritans were come. They insisted that he should tarry with them. A strange invitation for a Samaritan village to give to a Jew. It was also a strange thing for a Jewish teacher to accept the invitation.

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