John 2:1-11 LEB

The Wedding at Cana: Water Turned into Wine

1 And on the third day, there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

References for John 2:1

      2 And both Jesus and his disciples were invited to the wedding.
      3 And [when the]a wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine!"

      References for John 2:3

        • r 2:3 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("ran out")
          4 And Jesus said to her, "What {does your concern have to do with me},b woman? My hour has not yet come."

          References for John 2:4

            • s 2:4 - Literally "to me and to you"
              5 His mother said to the servants, "Whatever he says to you, do [it]!"c

              References for John 2:5

                • t 2:5 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                  6 Now six stone water jars were set there, in accordance with the ceremonial cleansing of the Jews, each holding two or three measures.d

                  References for John 2:6

                    • u 2:6 - A "measure" was about 9 gallons (40 liters)
                      7 Jesus said to them, "Fill the water jars with water." And they filled them to the brim.
                      8 And he said to them, "Now draw [some]e out and take [it]f to the head steward. So they took [it].g

                      References for John 2:8

                        • v 2:8 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                        • w 2:8 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                        • x 2:8 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                          9 Now when the head steward tasted the water which had become wine and did not know where it was from--but the servants who had drawn the water knew--the head steward summoned the bridegroom
                          10 and said to him, "{Everyone}h serves the good wine first, and whenever they are drunk, the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!"

                          References for John 2:10

                            • y 2:10 - Literally "every man"
                              11 This beginning of signs Jesus performed at Cana in Galilee, and revealed his glory, and his disciples believed in him.