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John 4:17

17 “I have no husband,” she replied. Jesus said to her, “You are right when you say you have no husband.

Read John 4:17 Using Other Translations

The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said,I have no husband:
The woman answered him, "I have no husband." Jesus said to her, "You are right in saying, 'I have no husband';
“I don’t have a husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband—

What does John 4:17 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
John 4:17

The woman answered and said, I have no husband
Which was a truth she would not have spoke at another time and place, or to any of her neighbours; but Christ being a stranger, and no odium incurring upon her by it; and this serving a purpose to excuse her going to call him, she declares the truth of the matter:

Jesus said unto her, thou hast well said, I have no husband;
this is the truth, it is really fact, and is the true state of the case, between thee and him, who goes for thy husband.

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