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John 4 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:1 - When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus makes and baptises more disciples than John
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:2 - (however, Jesus himself did not baptise, but his disciples),
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:3 - he left Judaea and went away again unto Galilee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:4 - And he must needs pass through Samaria.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:5 - He comes therefore to a city of Samaria called Sychar, near to the land which Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:6 - Now a fountain of Jacob's was there; Jesus therefore, being wearied with the way he had come, sat just as he was at the fountain. It was about the sixth hour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:7 - A woman comes out of Samaria to draw water. Jesus says to her, Give me to drink
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:8 - (for his disciples had gone away into the city that they might buy provisions).
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:9 - The Samaritan woman therefore says to him, How dost thou, being a Jew, ask to drink of me who am a Samaritan woman? for Jews have no intercourse with Samaritans.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:10 - Jesus answered and said to her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that says to thee, Give me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:11 - The woman says to him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: whence then hast thou the living water?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:12 - Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, and his sons, and his cattle?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:13 - Jesus answered and said to her, Every one who drinks of this water shall thirst again;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:14 - but whosoever drinks of the water which I shall give him shall never thirst for ever, but the water which I shall give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into eternal life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:15 - The woman says to him, Sir, give me this water, that I may not thirst nor come here to draw.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:16 - Jesus says to her, Go, call thy husband, and come here.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:17 - The woman answered and said, I have not a husband. Jesus says to her, Thou hast well said, I have not a husband;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:18 - for thou hast had five husbands, and he whom now thou hast is not thy husband: this thou hast spoken truly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:19 - The woman says to him, Sir, I see that thou art a prophet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:20 - Our fathers worshipped in this mountain, and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place where one must worship.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:21 - Jesus says to her, Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when ye shall neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem worship the Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:22 - Ye worship ye know not what; we worship what we know, for salvation is of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:23 - But the hour is coming and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and truth; for also the Father seeks such as his worshippers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:24 - God is a spirit; and they who worship him must worship him in spirit and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:25 - The woman says to him, I know that Messias is coming, who is called Christ; when *he* comes he will tell us all things.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:26 - Jesus says to her, I who speak to thee am he.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:27 - And upon this came his disciples, and wondered that he spoke with a woman; yet no one said, What seekest thou? or, Why speakest thou with her?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:28 - The woman then left her waterpot and went away into the city, and says to the men,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:29 - Come, see a man who told me all things I had ever done: is not he the Christ?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:30 - They went out of the city and came to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:31 - But meanwhile the disciples asked him saying, Rabbi, eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:32 - But he said to them, I have food to eat which ye do not know.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:33 - The disciples therefore said to one another, Has any one brought him anything to eat?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:34 - Jesus says to them, My food is that I should do the will of him that has sent me, and that I should finish his work.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:35 - Do not ye say, that there are yet four months and the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes and behold the fields, for they are already white to harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:36 - He that reaps receives wages and gathers fruit unto life eternal, that both he that sows and he that reaps may rejoice together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:37 - For in this is verified the true saying, It is one who sows and another who reaps.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:38 - I have sent you to reap that on which ye have not laboured; others have laboured, and ye have entered into their labours.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:39 - But many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him because of the word of the woman who bore witness, He told me all things that I had ever done.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:40 - When therefore the Samaritans came to him they asked him to abide with them, and he abode there two days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:41 - And more a great deal believed on account of his word;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:42 - and they said to the woman, It is no longer on account of thy saying that we believe, for we have heard him ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Saviour of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:43 - But after the two days he went forth thence and went away into Galilee,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:44 - for Jesus himself bore witness that a prophet has no honour in his own country.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:45 - When therefore he came into Galilee, the Galileans received him, having seen all that he had done in Jerusalem during the feast, for they also went to the feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:46 - He came therefore again to Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain courtier in Capernaum whose son was sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:47 - He, having heard that Jesus had come out of Judaea into Galilee, went to him and asked him that he would come down and heal his son, for he was about to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:48 - Jesus therefore said to him, Unless ye see signs and wonders ye will not believe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:49 - The courtier says to him, Sir, come down ere my child die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:50 - Jesus says to him, Go, thy son lives. And the man believed the word which Jesus said to him, and went his way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:51 - But already, as he was going down, his servants met him and brought him word saying, Thy child lives.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:52 - He inquired therefore from them the hour at which he got better. And they said to him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:53 - The father therefore knew that it was in that hour in which Jesus said to him, Thy son lives; and he believed, himself and his whole house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:54 - This second sign again did Jesus, being come out of Judaea into Galilee.
DBY

In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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