1Whentherefore the Lordknewhow the Pharisees had heardthatJesusmadeandbaptizedmoredisciplesthanJohn,2
(Though Jesushimselfbaptizednot,buthis disciples,)
He leftJudaea,anddepartedagainintoGalilee.4And he must needsgothroughSamaria.5Then cometh heto a city of Samaria, which is calledSychar,near to the parcel of groundthatJacobgave to hissonJoseph.6NowJacob'swellwasthere.Jesustherefore, being weariedwith his journey,satthuson the well: and it wasabout the sixthhour.7
There cometh a womanofSamaria to drawwater:Jesussaith unto her,Giveme to drink .8
(For hisdisciples were gone awayunto the citytobuy meat.)
9Thensaith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it thatthou,being a Jew,askestdrinkofme, which am a woman of Samaria?for the Jewshavenodealings with the Samaritans.10Jesusansweredandsaid unto her,If thou knewest the gift of God,andwho it is that saith to thee,Giveme to drink ; thouwouldest have asked of him,and he would have giventheelivingwater.11
The womansaith unto him,Sir, thou hastnothing to draw with,and the wellisdeep: from whencethen hast thou that livingwater?12Artthougreater than ourfatherJacob,whichgaveus the well,anddrankthereofhimself,andhischildren,andhiscattle?13Jesusansweredandsaid unto her,Whosoeverdrinkethofthiswater shall thirstagain:14Butwhosoeverdrinkethof the waterthatI shall givehimshallneverthirst ; but the waterthat I shall givehim shall beinhim a well of water springing upintoeverlastinglife.15
The womansaithuntohim,Sir,givemethiswater,that I thirstnot,neithercomehither to draw .