The woman said to him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come here to draw.
Never was there such a contrast in a conversation as that presented in the conversation between Christ and the woman of Samaria. Christ speaking from the top of all spiritual apprehension, the woman from the bottom of sensuous knowledge.
(H. W. Beecher.)
Parallel VersesKJV: The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw.