Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews.

New American Standard Bible

"You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews.

King James Version

Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.

Holman Bible

You Samaritans worship what you do not know. We worship what we do know, because salvation is from the Jews.

International Standard Version

You don't know what you're worshiping. We Jews know what we're worshiping, because salvation comes from the Jews.

A Conservative Version

Ye worship what ye do not know. We worship what we know, because salvation is from the Jews.

American Standard Version

Ye worship that which ye know not: we worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.

Amplified

You [Samaritans] do not know what you are worshiping [you worship what you do not comprehend]. We do know what we are worshiping [we worship what we have knowledge of and understand], for [after all] salvation comes from [among] the Jews.

An Understandable Version

You [Samaritans] do not [really] know what you worship; we [Jews] know what we worship because salvation is from the Jews [i.e., through Jewish prophets, Jewish Scriptures and a Jewish Messiah].

Anderson New Testament

You worship you know not what; we know what we worship; for salvation is of the Jews.

Bible in Basic English

You give worship, but without knowledge of what you are worshipping: we give worship to what we have knowledge of: for salvation comes from the Jews.

Daniel Mace New Testament

ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is from the Jews.

Darby Translation

Ye worship ye know not what; we worship what we know, for salvation is of the Jews.

Godbey New Testament

You worship, you know not what: we worship that which we know: because salvation is of the Jews.

Goodspeed New Testament

You worship something you know nothing about; we know what we worship, for salvation comes from the Jews.

John Wesley New Testament

Ye worship ye know not what; we know what we worship; for salvation is from the Jews.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Ye worship what ye know not; we worship what we know, for saving health is of the Jews.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye worship what ye know not: we worship what we know: for salvation is of the Jews.

King James 2000

You worship you know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You worship what you do not know. We worship what we know, because salvation is from the Jews.

Modern King James verseion

You worship what you do not know, we know what we worship, for salvation is of the Jews.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship. For salvation cometh of the Jews.

Moffatt New Testament

You are worshipping something you do not know; we are worshipping what we do know ??for salvation comes from the Jews.

Montgomery New Testament

You are worshiping something you do not know. we know what we worship, for salvation comes from the Jews.

NET Bible

You people worship what you do not know. We worship what we know, because salvation is from the Jews.

New Heart English Bible

You worship that which you do not know. We worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.

New simplified Bible

You worship what you do not know. We worship what we know. Salvation is from the Jews.

Noyes New Testament

Ye worship that which ye know not; we worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.

Sawyer New Testament

You worship what you know not; we worship what we know; for salvation is of the Jews.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye, worship, that which ye know not; We, worship, that which we know; because, salvation, is, of the Jews.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye worship ye know not what: we worship what we do know: for salvation cometh from the Jews.

Twentieth Century New Testament

You Samaritans do not know what you worship; we know what we worship, for Salvation comes from the Jews.

Webster

Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship, for salvation is from the Jews.

Weymouth New Testament

You worship One of whom you know nothing. We worship One whom we know; for salvation comes from the Jews.

Williams New Testament

You Samaritans do not know what you are worshiping; we Jews do know what we are worshiping; for salvation comes from the Jews.

World English Bible

You worship that which you don't know. We worship that which we know; for salvation is from the Jews.

Worrell New Testament

Ye worship ye know not what; we know what we worship, because salvation is from the Jews.

Worsley New Testament

Ye worship ye know not what; but we worship what we know: for salvation is from the Jews.

Youngs Literal Translation

ye worship what ye have not known; we worship what we have known, because the salvation is of the Jews;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye , ye yourselves , you , not tr
Usage: 120

προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
Usage: 49

ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we , us , we ourselves
Usage: 120

εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

we worship
προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
Usage: 49

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

σωτηρία 
Soteria 
Usage: 43

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 4:22

Images John 4:22

Context Readings

Conversation With A Samaritan Woman

21 Jesus said to her, "Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. 22 You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23 But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him.



Cross References

Romans 9:4-5

They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises.

Acts 17:23

For as I passed along, and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription, 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.'What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.

Romans 3:1-2

Then what advantage has the Jew, or what is the value of circumcision?

Luke 24:47

and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 17:30

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent,

Hebrews 7:14

For it is evident that our Lord was descended from Judah, and in regard to that tribe Moses said nothing about priests.



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