John 4:16
New International Version
He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back."

New Living Translation
“Go and get your husband,” Jesus told her.

English Standard Version
Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.”

Berean Study Bible
Jesus told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.”

Berean Literal Bible
He says to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."

King James Bible
Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.

New King James Version
Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.”

New American Standard Bible
He said to her, “Go, call your husband and come here.”

NASB 1995
He said to her, "Go, call your husband and come here."

NASB 1977
He said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here.”

Amplified Bible
At this, Jesus said, “Go, call your husband and come back.”

Christian Standard Bible
“Go call your husband,” he told her, “and come back here.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Go call your husband," He told her, "and come back here.""

American Standard Version
Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua said to her, “Go call your husband and come here.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus told her, "Go and bring your husband."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus saith to her: Go, call thy husband, and come hither.

English Revised Version
Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.

Good News Translation
"Go and call your husband," Jesus told her, "and come back."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus told her, "Go to your husband, and bring him here."

International Standard Version
He told her, "Go and call your husband, and come back here."

Literal Standard Version
Jesus says to her, “Go, call your husband, and come here”;

NET Bible
He said to her, "Go call your husband and come back here."

New Heart English Bible
Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."

Weymouth New Testament
"Go and call your husband," said Jesus; "and come back."

World English Bible
Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here."

Young's Literal Translation
Jesus saith to her, 'Go, call thy husband, and come hither;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus and the Samaritan Woman
15The woman said to Him, “Sir, give me this water so that I will not get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water.” 16Jesus told her, “Go, call your husband and come back.” 17“I have no husband,” the woman replied. Jesus said to her, “You are correct to say that you have no husband.…

Cross References
John 4:15
The woman said to Him, "Sir, give me this water so that I will not get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water."

John 4:17
"I have no husband," the woman replied. Jesus said to her, "You are correct to say that you have no husband.


Treasury of Scripture

Jesus said to her, Go, call your husband, and come here.

Go.

John 4:18
For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly.

John 1:42,47,48
And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone…

John 2:24,25
But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men, …









(16) Go, call thy husband.--She has asked for this living water. She knows not that the well must first be dug. In the depth of her spirit there is a power of life; but like the source of a spring, it is hidden. Many a hard rock of impenitence was there, and many a layer of every-day transgression, and many a habit once formable as clay, now hard as adamant, and many a deposit of carnal thought which had left nothing but its dregs behind. All this must be dug through before she can have the living water, and this well, too, must be deep. The command, "Go, call thy husband," is the first stroke breaking up the surface of that fair appearance, and revealing the foulness of the life beneath it.

Verses 16-20. -

(c) The heart-searching issuing in perception of the prophetic rank of Jesus. Verse 16. - [Jesus] saith unto her, fie, call thy husband, and come hither. Our Lord, by that Divine penetration and thought reading which the evangelist attributes to him (ch. 2), knew exactly what manner of woman this was, and wished to bring her secret sins to the light of her own conscience. The demand touched her heart at its most tender place, and was indeed a partial answer to her prayer, "Give me this water." Conviction of sin is the beginning of the great work of the Paraclete; it will end in full assurance of faith (so Neander, Stier, Tholuck, Luthardt, Weiss, and Edersheim). Numerous have been the explanations of the Saviour's demand, but none of them so congruous as this: e.g.

(1) Lucke supposes that Christ would have the husband share in the bounty.

(2) Meyer suggests that the Lord, by proving to her his prophetic glance in a region she could verify, was preparing her for similar confidence in himself in a higher and more momentous region.

(3) Hengstenberg makes it part of his curious, mystical interpretation of the entire narrative, and by "husband" thinks that Jesus meant the true Lord and Husband of the kingdom of God, in contrast to the heathen lordships and polluting idolatries which Samaritans had blended with their Jehovism (of which more in the next verse).

(4) Lange has supposed that Jesus here conforms to law and custom with reference to the superior claim of the husband, and declares that the wife must submit to it in receiving the gift of the kingdom of God; and Godet says, "Jesus did not wish to influence a dependent person without the participation of the man with whom she was united." Jesus surely never waits upon conventionalisms, sabbatic rules, current fashions of any kind; and some deeper reason than this is more than apparent from the startling response.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
[Jesus] told
Λέγει (Legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

her,
αὐτῇ (autē)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

“Go,
Ὕπαγε (Hypage)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 5217: To go away, depart, begone, die. From hupo and ago; to lead under, i.e. Withdraw or retire, literally or figuratively.

call
φώνησον (phōnēson)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 5455: From phone; to emit a sound; by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation.

your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

husband
ἄνδρα (andra)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

come
ἐλθὲ (elthe)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2064: To come, go.

[back].”
ἐνθάδε (enthade)
Adverb
Strong's 1759: Here, in this place. From a prolonged form of en; properly, within, i.e. here, hither.


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