John 4:32

32 But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.”

Read John 4:32 Using Other Translations

But he said unto them,I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
But he said to them, "I have food to eat that you do not know about."
But Jesus replied, “I have a kind of food you know nothing about.”

What does John 4:32 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
John 4:32

But he said unto them
That is, "Jesus", as the Persic, or the Lord Jesus, as the Ethiopic versions express it:

I have meat to eat that ye know not of:
meaning the conversion of the Samaritan woman, and of other Samaritans, who were flocking in great numbers to him, which he knew, though his disciples did not; and the harvest of souls he had a prospect of, see ( John 4:35 ) , was as meat unto him, delightful and refreshing; and his mind and thoughts were so taken up with these things, that he had no inclination to any corporeal food.

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