New American Standard Bible
He said to her, "Go, call your husband and come here."
King James Bible
Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus says to her, Go, call thy husband, and come here.
World English Bible
Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus saith to her, 'Go, call thy husband, and come hither;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Go call thy husband - We may admire the manner which our Saviour took to lead her to perceive that he was the Christ. His instructions she did not understand. He therefore proceeded to show her that he was acquainted with her life and with her sins. His object, here, was to lead her to consider her own state and sinfulness - a delicate and yet pungent way of making her see that she was a sinner. By showing her, also, that he knew her life, though a stranger to her, he convinced her that he was qualified to teach her the way to heaven, and thus prepared her to admit that he was the Messiah, John 4:29.
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Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us.--I JOHN 3:16. The love of Christ, which passeth knowledge.--Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.--Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.--Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as …
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The woman said to Him, "Sir, give me this water, so I will not be thirsty nor come all the way here to draw."
The woman answered and said, "I have no husband." Jesus said to her, "You have correctly said, 'I have no husband';
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