John 4:8
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New International Version
(His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)

King James Bible
(For his disciples were gone away unto the city to buy meat.)

Darby Bible Translation
(for his disciples had gone away into the city that they might buy provisions).

World English Bible
For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.

Young's Literal Translation
for his disciples were gone away to the city, that they may buy victuals;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water - That this was the employment of the females, we see in different parts of the Sacred Writings. See Genesis 24:11, etc.; Exodus 2:16, and the note at the end of that chapter. The Jews say that those who wished to get wives went to the wells where young women were accustomed to come and draw water; and it is supposed that women of ill fame frequented such places also. See several proofs in Schoettgen.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

to buy.

John 6:5-7 When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come to him, he said to Philip, From where shall we buy bread...

Luke 9:13 But he said to them, Give you them to eat. And they said, We have no more but five loaves and two fishes...

Library
August 23 Morning
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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May 24 Morning
Grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.--EPH. 4:30. The love of the Spirit.--The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost.--In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old. But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

October 17 Evening
Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.--MATT. 6:13. The Lord reigneth, he is clothed with majesty: thy throne is established of old: thou art from everlasting. The Lord is . . . great in power.--If God be for us, who can be against us?--Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us, and he will deliver us.--My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.--Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
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November 8 Evening
The children of Israel pitched before them like two little flocks of kids; but the Syrians filled the country.--I KGS. 20:27. Thus saith the Lord, because the Syrians have said, the Lord is a God of the hills, but he is not God of the valleys; therefore will I deliver all this great multitude into thine hand, and ye shall know that I am the Lord. And they pitched one over against the other seven days; and so it was, that in the seventh day the battle was joined: and the children of Israel slew of
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Cross References
John 2:2
and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding.

John 4:5
So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph.

John 4:7
When a Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?"

John 4:27
Just then his disciples returned and were surprised to find him talking with a woman. But no one asked, "What do you want?" or "Why are you talking with her?"

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

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