New American Standard Bible
And He said to them, "Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter." So they took it to him.
King James Bible
And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the governor of the feast. And they bare it.
Darby Bible Translation
And he says to them, Draw out now, and carry it to the feast-master. And they carried it.
World English Bible
He said to them, "Now draw some out, and take it to the ruler of the feast." So they took it.
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith to them, 'Draw out, now, and bear to the director of the apartment;' and they bare.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Draw out now - This command was given to the servants. It showed that the miracle had been performed immediately. As soon as they were filled the servants were directed to take to the governor of the feast. Jesus made no parade about it, and it does not even appear that he approached the waterpots. He willed it, and it was done. This was a clear exertion of divine power, and made in such a manner as to leave no doubt of its reality.
The governor - One who presided on the occasion. The one who stood at the "head" or upper end of the table. He had the charge of the entertainment, provided the food, gave directions to the servants, etc.
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He ever liveth to make intercession.--HEB. 7:25. Who is he that condemneth? it is Christ that died . . . who also maketh intercession for us.--Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us. If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.--There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. Seeing . . . that we have a great …
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Jesus said to them, "Fill the waterpots with water." So they filled them up to the brim.
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