New International Version
They said to the woman, "We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world."
King James Bible
And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
Darby Bible Translation
and they said to the woman, [It is] no longer on account of thy saying that we believe, for we have heard him ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Saviour of the world.
World English Bible
They said to the woman, "Now we believe, not because of your speaking; for we have heard for ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world."
Young's Literal Translation
and said to the woman -- 'No more because of thy speaking do we believe; for we ourselves have heard and known that this is truly the Saviour of the world -- the Christ.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We have heard him ourselves - On seeing and hearing our Lord, the faith of those who had already believed on the woman's testimony was abundantly confirmed; and, besides those, may others believed who had not heard the woman speak.
This is indeed the Christ - The promised Messiah.
The Savior of the world - Not of the Jews only, but of the Samaritans, and of the whole Gentile world.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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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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She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."
Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.
The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
And because of his words many more became believers.
God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins.
"From this man's descendants God has brought to Israel the Savior Jesus, as he promised.
1 Timothy 4:10
That is why we labor and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all people, and especially of those who believe.
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