John 4:46
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English Standard Version
So he came again to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill.

King James Bible
So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

American Standard Version
He came therefore again unto Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He came again therefore into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain ruler, whose son was sick at Capharnaum.

English Revised Version
He came therefore again unto Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

Webster's Bible Translation
So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.

Weymouth New Testament
So He came once more to Cana in Galilee, where He had made the water into wine. Now there was a certain officer of the King's court whose son was ill at Capernaum.

John 4:46 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Jesus

The best texts omit.

Cana (τὴν Κανᾶ)

Note the article the Cana, and see on John 2:1. The article defines the Cana previously referred to.

Nobleman (βασιλικὸς)

Properly an adjective, meaning royal, from βασιλεὺς, king. It occurs in John only, here and John 4:49; and in all other passages is used as an adjective (Acts 12:20, Acts 12:21; James 2:8). Literally here, a king's officer. Wyc, little King.

Was sick (ἠσθένει)

See on infirmities, Luke 5:15.

John 4:46 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Cana. 'It is worthy of remark,' says Dr. E. D. Clarke, who visited Cana a few years ago, 'that, walking among the ruins of a church, we saw large massy pots, answering the description given of the ancient vessels of the country; not preserved, but lying about, disregarded by the present inhabitants, as antiquities with whose original use they were unacquainted. From their appearance, and the number of them, it was quite evident that a practice of keeping water in large pots, each holding from eighteen to twenty-seven gallons, was once common in the country.' (Compare the account of the water pots. ch.

John 2:6 And there were set there six water pots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews...

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John 2:1-11 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there...

John 21:2 There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus, and Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee...

Joshua 19:28 And Hebron, and Rehob, and Hammon, and Kanah, even to great Zidon;

nobleman. or, courtier, or, ruler. whose.

Psalm 50:15 And call on me in the day of trouble: I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.

Psalm 78:34 When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God.

Hosea 5:15 I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

Matthew 9:18 While he spoke these things to them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead...

Matthew 15:22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried to him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord...

Matthew 17:14,15 And when they were come to the multitude, there came to him a certain man, kneeling down to him, and saying...

Luke 7:2 And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear to him, was sick, and ready to die.

Luke 8:42 For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying. But as he went the people thronged him.

Cross References
Matthew 4:13
And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali,

Luke 4:23
And he said to them, "Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb, '"Physician, heal yourself." What we have heard you did at Capernaum, do here in your hometown as well.'"

John 2:1
On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

John 2:9
When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom

John 2:12
After this he went down to Capernaum, with his mother and his brothers and his disciples, and they stayed there for a few days.

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