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John 4:13

    John 4:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Jesus answered and said to her, Whoever drinks of this water shall thirst again:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jesus answered and said unto her, Every one that drinketh of this water shall thirst again:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Jesus said to her, Everyone who takes this water will be in need of it again:

    Webster's Revision

    Jesus answered and said unto her, Every one that drinketh of this water shall thirst again:

    World English Bible

    Jesus answered her, "Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Jesus answered and said unto her, Every one that drinketh of this water shall thirst again:

    Barnes' Notes on John 4:13

    Shall thirst again - Jesus did not directly answer her question, or say that he was greater than Jacob, but he gave her an answer by which she might infer that he was. He did not despise or undervalue Jacob or his gifts; but, however great might be the value of that well, the water could not altogether remove thirst.