John 4:18
New International Version
The fact is, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have just said is quite true."

New Living Translation
for you have had five husbands, and you aren’t even married to the man you’re living with now. You certainly spoke the truth!”

English Standard Version
for you have had five husbands, and the one you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true.”

Berean Study Bible
In fact, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. You have spoken truthfully.”

Berean Literal Bible
For you have had five husbands, and he whom you have now is not your husband; this you have spoken truly."

King James Bible
For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly.

New King James Version
for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; in that you spoke truly.”

New American Standard Bible
for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; this which you have said is true.”

NASB 1995
for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; this you have said truly."

NASB 1977
for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; this you have said truly.”

Amplified Bible
for you have had five husbands, and the man you are now living with is not your husband. You have said this truthfully.”

Christian Standard Bible
“For you’ve had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"For you've had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true.""

American Standard Version
for thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: this hast thou said truly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For thou hast had five husbands: and he whom thou now hast, is not thy husband. This thou hast said truly.

English Revised Version
for thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: this hast thou said truly.

Good News Translation
You have been married to five men, and the man you live with now is not really your husband. You have told me the truth."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You've had five husbands, and the man you have now isn't your husband. You've told the truth."

International Standard Version
because you have had five husbands, and the man you have now is not your husband. What you have said is true."

Literal Standard Version
for you have had five husbands, and now, he whom you have is not your husband; you have said this correctly.”

NET Bible
for you have had five husbands, and the man you are living with now is not your husband. This you said truthfully!"

New Heart English Bible
for you have had five husbands; and he whom you now have is not your husband. This you have said truly."

Weymouth New Testament
"for you have had five husbands, and the man you have at present is not your husband. You have spoken the truth in saying that."

World English Bible
for you have had five husbands; and he whom you now have is not your husband. This you have said truly."

Young's Literal Translation
for five husbands thou hast had, and, now, he whom thou hast is not thy husband; this hast thou said truly.'

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
17“I have no husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said to her, “You are correct to say that you have no husband. 18In fact, you have had five husbands, and the man you now have is not your husband. You have spoken truthfully.” 19“Sir,” the woman said, “I see that You are a prophet.…

Cross References
John 4:17
"I have no husband," the woman replied. Jesus said to her, "You are correct to say that you have no husband.

John 4:19
"Sir," the woman said, "I see that You are a prophet.


Treasury of Scripture

For you have had five husbands; and he whom you now have is not your husband: in that said you truly.

is not.

Genesis 20:3
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife.

Genesis 34:2,7,8,31
And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and defiled her…

Numbers 5:29
This is the law of jealousies, when a wife goeth aside to another instead of her husband, and is defiled;









(18) In that saidst thou truly.--The stroke goes deeper. It lays bare the secrets of all those years over which she thought the veil of the past had for ever been drawn. The bright days of joy and dark days of sin; the heart's promises made and broken; the sad days of death, which five times over had robbed her of a husband; or, worse than death, the sin which had severed the sacred bonds; the shame of the present shameless life--all these are at least hidden from a stranger. But His words pierce to the inmost thoughts, and prove Him to know all the acts of her life (John 4:29). "Thou hast well said, A husband I have not. The holy name may not be given to the paramour thou now hast; with the loss of purity is linked the loss of truthfulness; the very truth thou utterest is meant to convey to Me an untruth, but to One who knows all, the words are really true;--"in that saidst thou truly."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
In fact,
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

you have had
ἔσχες (esches)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

five
πέντε (pente)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4002: Five. A primary number; 'five'.

husbands,
ἄνδρας (andras)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the man
ὃν (hon)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

you now have
ἔχεις (echeis)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

is
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

husband.
ἀνήρ (anēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

You have spoken
εἴρηκας (eirēkas)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2046: Probably a fuller form of rheo; an alternate for epo in certain tenses; to utter, i.e. Speak or say.

truthfully.”
ἀληθὲς (alēthes)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 227: Unconcealed, true, true in fact, worthy of credit, truthful. TRUE.


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