New International Version
He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back."
King James Bible
Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus says to her, Go, call thy husband, and come here.
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;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Call thy husband - Our Lord appears to have spoken these words for two purposes:
1. To make the woman consider her own state.
2. To show her that he knew her heart, and the secret actions of her life; and was therefore well qualified to teach her heavenly truths.
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I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.--JER. 31:3. We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.--God . . . hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according …
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The woman said to him, "Sir, give me this water so that I won't get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water."
"I have no husband," she replied. Jesus said to her, "You are right when you say you have no husband.
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