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

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

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.

Discussion for John 4:40

  • Maurino for verse 40
    Theres a reason the holy scripture read as jesus asking the woman,woman represents us,the bride of crist,jesus is still asking all of us beleivers,give me to drink of our fellowship,Love,adoration,he is so thirsty and hungry for our sincere love and fellowship,all he wants is to Love him with all our hearts,souls strenght so he can have the intimate Love covenant relationship with us!!

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