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John 4:1-42

NIV 1 The Pharisees heard that Jesus was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John, NIV 1 The Pharisees heard that Jesus was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John, NIV 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. NIV 2 although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. NIV 3 When the Lord learned of this, he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. NIV 3 When the Lord learned of this, he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee. NIV 4 Now he had to go through Samaria. NIV 4 Now he had to go through Samaria. NIV 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. NIV 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. NIV 6 Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about the sixth hour. NIV 6 Jacob's well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about the sixth hour. NIV 7 When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?" NIV 7 When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?" NIV 8 (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) NIV 8 (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) NIV 9 The Samaritan woman said to him, "You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?" (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans. ) NIV 9 The Samaritan woman said to him, "You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?" (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans. ) NIV 10 Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." NIV 10 Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." NIV 11 "Sir," the woman said, "you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? NIV 11 "Sir," the woman said, "you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? NIV 12 Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his flocks and herds?" NIV 12 Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his flocks and herds?" NIV 13 Jesus answered, "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, NIV 13 Jesus answered, "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, NIV 14 but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life." NIV 14 but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life." NIV 15 The woman said to him, "Sir, give me this water so that I won't get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water." NIV 15 The woman said to him, "Sir, give me this water so that I won't get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water." NIV 16 He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back." NIV 16 He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back." NIV 17 "I have no husband," she replied. Jesus said to her, "You are right when you say you have no husband. NIV 17 "I have no husband," she replied. Jesus said to her, "You are right when you say you have no husband. NIV 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." NIV 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." NIV 19 "Sir," the woman said, "I can see that you are a prophet. NIV 19 "Sir," the woman said, "I can see that you are a prophet. NIV 20 Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem." NIV 20 Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem." NIV 21 Jesus declared, "Believe me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. NIV 21 Jesus declared, "Believe me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. NIV 22 You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. NIV 22 You Samaritans worship what you do not know; we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. NIV 23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. NIV 23 Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. NIV 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth." NIV 24 God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth." NIV 25 The woman said, "I know that Messiah" (called Christ) "is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us." NIV 25 The woman said, "I know that Messiah" (called Christ) "is coming. When he comes, he will explain everything to us." NIV 26 Then Jesus declared, "I who speak to you am he." NIV 26 Then Jesus declared, "I who speak to you am he." NIV 27 Just then his disciples returned and were surprised to find him talking with a woman. But no one asked, "What do you want?" or "Why are you talking with her?" NIV 27 Just then his disciples returned and were surprised to find him talking with a woman. But no one asked, "What do you want?" or "Why are you talking with her?" NIV 28 Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, NIV 28 Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, NIV 29 "Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Christ ?" NIV 29 "Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Christ ?" NIV 30 They came out of the town and made their way toward him. NIV 30 They came out of the town and made their way toward him. NIV 31 Meanwhile his disciples urged him, "Rabbi, eat something." NIV 31 Meanwhile his disciples urged him, "Rabbi, eat something." NIV 32 But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about." NIV 32 But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you know nothing about." NIV 33 Then his disciples said to each other, "Could someone have brought him food?" NIV 33 Then his disciples said to each other, "Could someone have brought him food?" NIV 34 "My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. NIV 34 "My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. NIV 35 Do you not say, 'Four months more and then the harvest'? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest. NIV 35 Do you not say, 'Four months more and then the harvest'? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest. NIV 36 Even now the reaper draws his wages, even now he harvests the crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may be glad together. NIV 36 Even now the reaper draws his wages, even now he harvests the crop for eternal life, so that the sower and the reaper may be glad together. NIV 37 Thus the saying 'One sows and another reaps' is true. NIV 37 Thus the saying 'One sows and another reaps' is true. NIV 38 I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor." NIV 38 I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor." NIV 39 Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, "He told me everything I ever did." NIV 39 Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, "He told me everything I ever did." NIV 40 So when the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay with them, and he stayed two days. NIV 40 So when the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay with them, and he stayed two days. NIV 41 And because of his words many more became believers. NIV 41 And because of his words many more became believers. NIV 42 They said to the woman, "We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world." NIV 42 They said to the woman, "We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world."