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John 4:6–8

Jacob’s well was there; so Jesus, fwearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour.1

A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, fGive me a drink.” (For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.)

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John 4:6–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.

When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, Will you give me a drink?” (His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)

John 4:6–8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Now Jacob’s well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour. There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink. (For his disciples were gone away unto the city to buy meat.)

John 4:6–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Jacob’s well was there; and Jesus, tired from the long walk, sat wearily beside the well about noontime. Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food.

John 4:6–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now Jacob’s well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied from His journey, sat thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.

A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, Give Me a drink.” For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.

John 4:6–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

Jacob’s well was there. Jesus was tired from his long trip, so he sat down beside the well. It was about twelve o’clock noon. When a Samaritan woman came to the well to get some water, Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” (This happened while Jesus’ followers were in town buying some food.)

John 4:6–8 — American Standard Version (ASV)

and Jacob’s well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour. There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus saith unto her, Give me to drink. For his disciples were gone away into the city to buy food.

John 4:6–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Now a fountain of Jacob’s was there; Jesus therefore, being wearied with the way he had come, sat just as he was at the fountain. It was about the sixth hour. A woman comes out of Samaria to draw water. Jesus says to her, Give me to drink (for his disciples had gone away into the city that they might buy provisions).

John 4:6–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Jacob’s Well was there. Jesus sat down by the well because he was tired from traveling. The time was about noon. 

A Samaritan woman went to get some water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink of water.” (His disciples had gone into the city to buy some food.) 

John 4:6–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, worn out from His journey, sat down at the well. It was about six in the evening.

A woman of Samaria came to draw water.

Give Me a drink,” Jesus said to her, for His disciples had gone into town to buy food.

John 4:6–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon.

A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, Give me a drink.” (His disciples had gone to the city to buy food.)

John 4:6–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And Jacob’s well was there, so Jesus, because he had become tired from the journey, simply sat down at the well. It was about the sixth hour.

A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me water to drink.” (For his disciples had gone away into the town so that they could buy food.)

John 4:6–8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Jacob’s well was there. Jesus was tired from the journey. So he sat down by the well. It was about noon.

A woman from Samaria came to get some water. Jesus said to her, “Will you give me a drink?” His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.

John 4:6–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

and Jacob’s well was there. So Jesus, being wearied from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour.

There came a woman of Samaria to draw water. Jesus said to her, Give Me a drink.”

For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.


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