John 4:17
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New International Version
"I have no husband," she replied. Jesus said to her, "You are right when you say you have no husband.

King James Bible
The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband:

Darby Bible Translation
The woman answered and said, I have not a husband. Jesus says to her, Thou hast well said, I have not a husband;

World English Bible
The woman answered, "I have no husband." Jesus said to her, "You said well, 'I have no husband,'

Young's Literal Translation
the woman answered and said, 'I have not a husband.' Jesus saith to her, 'Well didst thou say -- A husband I have not;

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Call thy husband - Our Lord appears to have spoken these words for two purposes:

1. To make the woman consider her own state.

2. To show her that he knew her heart, and the secret actions of her life; and was therefore well qualified to teach her heavenly truths.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 4:16 He said to her, "Go, call your husband and come here."

John 4:18 for you have had five husbands, and the one whom you now have is not your husband; this you have said truly."

Library
August 23 Morning
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
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

May 24 Morning
Grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.--EPH. 4:30. The love of the Spirit.--The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost.--In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old. But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

October 17 Evening
Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.--MATT. 6:13. The Lord reigneth, he is clothed with majesty: thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting. The Lord is . . . great in power.--If God be for us, who can be against us?--Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us, and he will deliver us.--My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.--Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

November 8 Evening
The children of Israel pitched before them like two little flocks of kids; but the Syrians filled the country.--I KGS. 20:27. Thus saith the Lord, because the Syrians have said, the Lord is a God of the hills, but he is not God of the valleys; therefore will I deliver all this great multitude into thine hand, and ye shall know that I am the Lord. And they pitched one over against the other seven days; and so it was, that in the seventh day the battle was joined: and the children of Israel slew of
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Cross References
John 4:16
He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back."

John 4:18
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."

John 4:29
"Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?"

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