Context22You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers. 24God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. 25The woman said to Him, I know that Messiah is coming (He who is called Christ); when that One comes, He will declare all things to us. 26Jesus said to her, I who speak to you am He.
27At this point His disciples came, and they were amazed that He had been speaking with a woman, yet no one said, What do You seek? or, Why do You speak with her? 28So the woman left her waterpot, and went into the city and said to the men, 29Come, see a man who told me all the things that I have done; this is not the Christ, is it? 30They went out of the city, and were coming to Him.
31Meanwhile the disciples were urging Him, saying, Rabbi, eat. 32But He said to them, I have food to eat that you do not know about. 33So the disciples were saying to one another, No one brought Him anything to eat, did he? 34Jesus said to them, My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work. 35Do you not say, There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest. 36Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together. 37For in this case the saying is true, One sows and another reaps. 38I sent you to reap that for which you have not labored; others have labored and you have entered into their labor.
39From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, He told me all the things that I have done. 40So when the Samaritans came to Jesus, they were asking Him to stay with them; and He stayed there two days. 41Many more believed because of His word; 42and they were saying to the woman, It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this One is indeed the Savior of the world.
43After the two days He went forth from there into Galilee. 44For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country. 45So when He came to Galilee, the Galileans received Him, having seen all the things that He did in Jerusalem at the feast; for they themselves also went to the feast.
Healing a Noblemans Son
46Therefore He came again to Cana of Galilee where He had made the water wine. And there was a royal official whose son was sick at Capernaum. 47When he heard that Jesus had come out of Judea into Galilee, he went to Him and was imploring Him to come down and heal his son; for he was at the point of death. 48So Jesus said to him, Unless you people see signs and wonders, you simply will not believe. 49The royal official said to Him, Sir, come down before my child dies. 50Jesus said to him, Go; your son lives. The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and started off. 51As he was now going down, his slaves met him, saying that his son was living. 52So he inquired of them the hour when he began to get better. Then they said to him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. 53So the father knew that it was at that hour in which Jesus said to him, Your son lives; and he himself believed and his whole household. 54This is again a second sign that Jesus performed when He had come out of Judea into Galilee.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Ye worship that which ye know not: we worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.
You adore that which you know not: we adore that which we know; for salvation is of the Jews.
Darby Bible Translation
Ye worship ye know not what; we worship what we know, for salvation is of the Jews.
English Revised Version
Ye worship that which ye know not: we worship that which we know: for salvation is from the Jews.
Webster's Bible Translation
Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship, for salvation is from the Jews.
Weymouth New Testament
You worship One of whom you know nothing. We worship One whom we know; for salvation comes from the Jews.
World English Bible
You worship that which you don't know. We worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.
Young's Literal Translation
ye worship what ye have not known; we worship what we have known, because the salvation is of the Jews;
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I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.--JER. 31:3. We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.--God . . . hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according …
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