Search the Bible
* powered by Bible Study Tools

John 4

You can read through all of John 4 below. Click the verse number to read commentary, definitions, meanings, and notes for that particular John 4 verse.

    John 4:1 When therefore the LORD knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made and baptized more disciples than John,
    John 4:2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,)
    John 4:3 He left Judaea, and departed again into Galilee.
    John 4:4 And he must needs go through Samaria.
    John 4:5 Then comes he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
    John 4:6 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.
    John 4:7 There comes a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jesus said to her, Give me to drink.
    John 4:8 (For his disciples were gone away to the city to buy meat.)
    John 4:9 Then said the woman of Samaria to him, How is it that you, being a Jew, ask drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.
    John 4:10 Jesus answered and said to her, If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that said to you, Give me to drink; you would have asked of him, and he would have given you living water.
    John 4:11 The woman said to him, Sir, you have nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from where then have you that living water?
    John 4:12 Are you greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?
    John 4:13 Jesus answered and said to her, Whoever drinks of this water shall thirst again:
    John 4:14 But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
    John 4:15 The woman said to him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come here to draw.
    John 4:16 Jesus said to her, Go, call your husband, and come here.
    John 4:17 The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said to her, You have well said, I have no husband:
    John 4:18 For you have had five husbands; and he whom you now have is not your husband: in that said you truly.
    John 4:19 The woman said to him, Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
    John 4:20 Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and you say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship.
    John 4:21 Jesus said to her, Woman, believe me, the hour comes, when you shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
    John 4:22 You worship you know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
    John 4:23 But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeks such to worship him.
    John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
    John 4:25 The woman said to him, I know that Messias comes, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.
    John 4:26 Jesus said to her, I that speak to you am he.
    John 4:27 And on this came his disciples, and marveled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seek you? or, Why talk you with her?
    John 4:28 The woman then left her water pot, and went her way into the city, and said to the men,
    John 4:29 Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?
    John 4:30 Then they went out of the city, and came to him.
    John 4:31 In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying, Master, eat.
    John 4:32 But he said to them, I have meat to eat that you know not of.
    John 4:33 Therefore said the disciples one to another, Has any man brought him ought to eat?
    John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
    John 4:35 Say not you, There are yet four months, and then comes harvest? behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
    John 4:36 And he that reaps receives wages, and gathers fruit to life eternal: that both he that sows and he that reaps may rejoice together.
    John 4:37 And herein is that saying true, One sows, and another reaps.
    John 4:38 I sent you to reap that where on you bestowed no labor: other men labored, and you are entered into their labors.
    John 4:39 And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.
    John 4:40 So when the Samaritans were come to him, they sought him that he would tarry with them: and he stayed there two days.
    John 4:41 And many more believed because of his own word;
    John 4:42 And said to the woman, Now we believe, not because of your saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world.
    John 4:43 Now after two days he departed there, and went into Galilee.
    John 4:44 For Jesus himself testified, that a prophet has no honor in his own country.
    John 4:45 Then when he was come into Galilee, the Galilaeans received him, having seen all the things that he did at Jerusalem at the feast: for they also went to the feast.
    John 4:46 So Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum.
    John 4:47 When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judaea into Galilee, he went to him, and sought him that he would come down, and heal his son: for he was at the point of death.
    John 4:48 Then said Jesus to him, Except you see signs and wonders, you will not believe.
    John 4:49 The nobleman said to him, Sir, come down ere my child die.
    John 4:50 Jesus said to him, Go your way; your son lives. And the man believed the word that Jesus had spoken to him, and he went his way.
    John 4:51 And as he was now going down, his servants met him, and told him, saying, Your son lives.
    John 4:52 Then inquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said to him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.
    John 4:53 So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said to him, Your son lives: and himself believed, and his whole house.
    John 4:54 This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judaea into Galilee.