Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

At this point His disciples came, and they were amazed that He had been speaking with a woman, yet no one said, "What do You seek?" or, "Why do You speak with her?"

King James Version

And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why talkest thou with her?

Holman Bible

Just then His disciples arrived, and they were amazed that He was talking with a woman. Yet no one said, "What do You want?" or "Why are You talking with her?"

International Standard Version

At this point his disciples arrived, and they were astonished that he was talking to a woman. Yet no one said, "What do you want from her?" or, "Why are you talking to her?"

A Conservative Version

And upon this his disciples came. And they marveled that he spoke with the woman, yet no man said, What seek thou? or, Why do thou speak with her?

American Standard Version

And upon this came his disciples; and they marvelled that he was speaking with a woman; yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why speakest thou with her?

Amplified

Just then His disciples came and they wondered (were surprised, astonished) to find Him talking with a woman [a married woman]. However, not one of them asked Him, What are You inquiring about? or What do You want? or, Why do You speak with her?

An Understandable Version

Just about then Jesus' disciples returned [from town], and were surprised to find Him talking with a woman. [Note: It was not customary for a Jewish male to engage a woman in extended conversation in that day, much less a stranger, and certainly not a Samaritan], yet no one said [to Him], "What are you looking for?" or "Why are you talking to her?"

Anderson New Testament

And upon this his disciples came, and were astonished that he was talking with the woman. Yet no one said: What seekest thou? or, why talkest thou with her?

Bible in Basic English

At that point the disciples came back, and they were surprised to see him talking to a woman; but not one of them said to him, What is your purpose? or, Why are you talking to her?

Common New Testament

Just then his disciples came. And they marveled that he was talking with a woman, but no one said, "What do you wish?" or, "Why are you talking with her?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

Upon this his disciples came, and were surpriz'd at his conversing with the woman: yet none of them said, what did you ask her? or, why do you talk with her?

Darby Translation

And upon this came his disciples, and wondered that he spoke with a woman; yet no one said, What seekest thou? or, Why speakest thou with her?

Godbey New Testament

And at this time His disciples came, and were wondering because He was speaking with the woman; no one said, What seekest thou? or, Why do you speak with her?

Goodspeed New Testament

Just then his disciples came back, and they were surprised to find him talking with a woman, yet no one of them asked him what he wanted or why he was talking with her.

John Wesley New Testament

And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with a woman. Yet none said, What seekest thou? Or, Why talkest thou with her?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And upon this came his disciples and marvelled that he talked with that woman; yet no one said, What askest thou? or, What talkest thou with her?

Julia Smith Translation

And upon this his disciples came, and they wondered that he spake with the woman: yet none said, What seekest thou? or, Why speakest thou with her?

King James 2000

And upon this came his disciples, and marveled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seek you? or, Why talk you with her?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And at this [point] his disciples came, and they were astonished that he was speaking with a woman. However, no one said, "What do you seek?" or "Why are you speaking with her?"

Modern King James verseion

And upon this His disciples came and marveled that He talked with the woman. However, no one said, What do You seek, or why do You talk with her?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And even at that point, came his disciples, and marveled that he talked with the woman. Yet no man said unto him, "What meanest thou," or "Why talkest thou with her?"

Moffatt New Testament

At this point his disciples came up; they were surprised that he was talking to a woman, but none of them said, "What is it?" or, "Why are you talking to her?"

Montgomery New Testament

Just then his disciples came up, and were astonished that he was talking with a woman; yet not one of them asked him, "What do you want?" or "Why are you talking with her?"

NET Bible

Now at that very moment his disciples came back. They were shocked because he was speaking with a woman. However, no one said, "What do you want?" or "Why are you speaking with her?"

New Heart English Bible

At this, his disciples came. They marveled that he was speaking with a woman; yet no one said, "What are you looking for?" or, "Why do you speak with her?"

Noyes New Testament

And upon this his disciples came, and marveled that he was talking with a woman. Yet no one said, What dost thou seek? or, Why dost thou talk with her?

Sawyer New Testament

And upon this his disciples came, and wondered that he talked with the woman; but no one said to him, What do you seek? or why do you talk with her?

The Emphasized Bible

And, hereupon, came his disciples, and they began to marvel, that, with a woman, he was talking. No one, however, said - What seekest thou? or - Why talkest thou with her?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And upon this came his disciples, and wondered that he talked with the woman: yet no one said, What art thou seeking? or, Why art thou talking with her?

Twentieth Century New Testament

At this moment his disciples came up, and were surprised to find him talking with a woman; but none of them asked 'What do you want?' or 'Why are you talking with her?'

Webster

And upon this came his disciples, and marveled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why talkest thou with her?

Weymouth New Testament

Just then His disciples came, and were surprised to find Him talking with a woman. Yet not one of them asked Him, "What is your wish?" or "Why are you talking with her?"

Williams New Testament

Just then His disciples came up, and they were surprised to find Him talking with a woman, yet not one of them asked Him, "What do you want?" or "Why are you talking with her?"

World English Bible

At this, his disciples came. They marveled that he was speaking with a woman; yet no one said, "What are you looking for?" or, "Why do you speak with her?"

Worrell New Testament

And upon this came His disciples: and they were wondering that He was talking with a woman; yet no one said, "What seekest Thou?" or, "Why talkest Thou with her?"

Worsley New Testament

And upon this came his disciples and wondered that He talked with the woman: (though none of them said, What dost thou seek? or, Why dost thou talk with her?)

Youngs Literal Translation

And upon this came his disciples, and were wondering that with a woman he was speaking, no one, however, said, 'What seekest thou?' or 'Why speakest thou with her?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐπί 
Epi 
on , in , upon , unto , to ,
Usage: 644

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come , go , , vr come
Usage: 424

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

θαυμάζω 
Thaumazo 
Usage: 42

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

he talked
λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

with
μετά 
meta 
μετά 
meta 
with , after , among , hereafter , afterward , against , not tr ,
with , after , among , hereafter , afterward , against , not tr ,
Usage: 346
Usage: 346

the woman
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

yet
μέντοι 
mentoi 
yet , nevertheless , howbeit , but , not tr
Usage: 5

no man
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
no man , nothing , none , no , any man , any , man , neither any man ,
Usage: 160

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

seekest thou
ζητέω 
Zeteo 
seek , seek for , go about , desire ,
Usage: 79

or
ἤ 
or , than , either , or else , nor , not tr ,
Usage: 199

Why
τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

talkest thou
λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

References

Context Readings

The Disciples And The Harvest

26 Jesus said to her, "I who speak to you am He." 27 At this point His disciples came, and they were amazed that He had been speaking with a woman, yet no one said, "What do You seek?" or, "Why do You speak with her?" 28 So the woman left her waterpot, and went into the city and said to the men,


Cross References

Luke 7:39

Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet He would know who and what sort of person this woman is who is touching Him, that she is a sinner."

John 4:8-9

For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.



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