John 4:12
Good News Translation
It was our ancestor Jacob who gave us this well; he and his children and his flocks all drank from it. You don't claim to be greater than Jacob, do you?"

Contemporary English Version
Our ancestor Jacob dug this well for us, and his family and animals got water from it. Are you greater than Jacob?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank thereof, himself and his children and his cattle?

New American Bible
Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us this well and drank from it himself with his children and his flocks?”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank thereof, himself and his children and his cattle?

John 8:53 Art thou greater than our father Abraham who is dead? And the prophets are dead. Whom dost thou make thyself?

Isaiah 53:2,3 And he shall grow up as a tender plant before him, and as a root out of a thirsty ground: there is no beauty in him, nor comeliness: and we have seen him, and there was no sightliness, that we should be desirous of him: . . .

Matthew 12:42 The queen of the south shall rise in judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and behold a greater than Solomon here.

Hebrews 3:3 For this man was counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by so much as he that hath built the house hath greater honour than the house.

Context
Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
11The woman saith to him: Sir, thou hast nothing wherein to draw, and the well is deep. From whence then hast thou living water? 12Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank thereof, himself and his children and his cattle? 13Jesus answered and said to her: Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: but he that shall drink of the water that I will give him shall not thirst for ever.…
Cross References
John 4:5
He cometh therefore to a city of Samaria, which is called Sichar, near the land which 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. It was about the sixth hour.

John 4:13
Jesus answered and said to her: Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: but he that shall drink of the water that I will give him shall not thirst for ever.

John 4:20
Our fathers adored on this mountain: and you say that at Jerusalem is the place where men must adore.

John 8:53
Art thou greater than our father Abraham who is dead? And the prophets are dead. Whom dost thou make thyself?

Additional Translations
Are You greater than our father Jacob, who gave us this well and drank from it himself, as did his sons and his livestock?”

Are You greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank of it himself, and his sons, and his livestock?"

Are you greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his sons, and his cattle?

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, and his sons, and his cattle?

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his sons, and his cattle?

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, and his children, and his cattle?

Are you greater than our forefather Jacob, who gave us the well, and himself drank from it, as did also his sons and his cattle?"

Are you greater than our father, Jacob, who gave us the well, and drank of it himself, as did his children, and his livestock?"

Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who did give us the well, and himself out of it did drink, and his sons, and his cattle?'
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