John 4:40
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English Standard Version
So when the Samaritans came to him, they asked him to stay with them, and he stayed there two days.

King James Bible
So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.

American Standard Version
So when the Samaritans came unto him, they besought him to abide with them: and he abode there two days.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So when the Samaritans were come to him, they desired that he would tarry there. And he abode there two days.

English Revised Version
So when the Samaritans came unto him, they besought him to abide with them: and he abode there two days.

Webster's Bible Translation
So when the Samaritans had come to him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.

Weymouth New Testament
When however the Samaritans came to Him, they asked Him on all sides to stay with them; and He stayed there two days.

John 4:40 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

To tarry (μεῖναι)

Better, as Rev., to abide.

John 4:40 Parallel Commentaries

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they.

Genesis 32:26 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me.

Proverbs 4:13 Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your life.

Songs 3:4 It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul loves: I held him, and would not let him go...

Jeremiah 14:8 O the hope of Israel, the savior thereof in time of trouble, why should you be as a stranger in the land...

Luke 8:38 Now the man out of whom the devils were departed sought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying,

Luke 10:39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.

Luke 24:29 But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them.

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she sought us, saying, If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord...

he abode.

Luke 19:5-10 And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and saw him, and said to him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down...

2 Corinthians 6:1,2 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain...

Revelation 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him...

Cross References
John 4:39
Many Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, "He told me all that I ever did."

John 4:41
And many more believed because of his word.

John 4:43
After the two days he departed for Galilee.

Acts 8:8
So there was much joy in that city.

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