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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CommentaryClarke'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
LibraryAugust 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
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He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back."
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."
"Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?"
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