John 4:15

15 "Sir," the woman said, "give me that water! Then I will never be thirsty again, nor will I have to come here to draw water."

John 4:15 Meaning and Commentary

John 4:15

The woman saith unto him, Sir
(See Gill on John 4:11);

give me this water, that I thirst not.
The Syriac and Persic versions add, "again":

neither come hither;
the Ethiopic version adds here, "again";

to draw.
This she said also, in the same sneering and scoffing way, as her talking of not thirsting and coming thither to draw water, shows; and it is as if she had said, pray give me some of this fine water you talk of, that I may never thirst again; and so have no occasion to be at all this fatigue and trouble, to come daily to this well for water: though some think, that she now spoke seriously, having some little knowledge of what our Lord meant by living water, but with a mixture of much ignorance, and that she heartily desired it; but the reason she gives, shows the contrary.

John 4:15 In-Context

13 Jesus answered, "Those who drink this water will get thirsty again,
14 but those who drink the water that I will give them will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give them will become in them a spring which will provide them with life-giving water and give them eternal life."
15 "Sir," the woman said, "give me that water! Then I will never be thirsty again, nor will I have to come here to draw water."
16 "Go and call your husband," Jesus told her, "and come back."
17 "I don't have a husband," she answered. Jesus replied, "You are right when you say you don't have a husband.