Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

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 is indeed the Savior of the world."

New American Standard Bible

and they were saying to the woman, "It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this One is indeed the Savior of the world."

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

And they told the woman, "We no longer believe because of what you said, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this really is the Savior of the world."

International Standard Version

They kept telling the woman, "It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, because now we have heard him ourselves, and we know that he really is the Savior of the world."

A Conservative Version

And they said to the woman, We no longer believe because of thy speaking, for we have heard ourselves, and know that this really is the Savior of the world, the Christ.

American Standard Version

and they said to the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy speaking: for we have heard for ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Saviour of the world.

Amplified

And they told the woman, Now we no longer believe (trust, have faith) just because of what you said; for we have heard Him ourselves [personally], and we know that He truly is the Savior of the world, the Christ.

An Understandable Version

and they said to the woman, "Now we believe, not just because of what you said, but because we have heard [it] for ourselves and know that this is truly the Savior of the world."

Anderson New Testament

and they said to the woman: We no longer believe because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard, and we know that this is in truth the Savior of the world, the Christ.

Bible in Basic English

And they said to the woman, Now we have faith, but not because of your story: we ourselves have given ear to his words, and we are certain that he is truly the Saviour of the world.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now it is not for what you have said, that we believe: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the saviour of the world, the Christ.

Darby 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.

Godbey New Testament

and they continued to say to the woman, We no longer believe through your talk; for we have heard and we know that He is truly the Savior of the world.

Goodspeed New Testament

and they said to the woman, "It is no longer because of your statement that we believe, for we have heard him ourselves, and we know that he is really the Savior of the world."

John Wesley New Testament

because of his word, And said to the woman, We no longer believe, because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy speech; for we have heard him ourselves and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

Julia Smith Translation

And they said to the woman, That we no more believe for thy speaking: for we ourselves have heard and know, that this is truly Christ, the Saviour of the world.

King James 2000

And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of your saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they were saying to the woman, "No longer because of {what you said} do we believe, for we ourselves have heard, and we know that this one is truly the Savior of the world!"

Modern King James verseion

And they said to the woman, Now we believe, not because of your saying, for we have heard Him ourselves and know that this is truly the Christ, the Savior of the world.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said unto the woman, "Now we believe not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is even indeed Christ, the saviour of the world."

Moffatt New Testament

As they told the woman, "We no longer believe on account of what you said; we have heard for ourselves, we know that he is really the Saviour of the world."

Montgomery New Testament

"We no longer believe because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard him, and we know that this is certainly the Saviour of the world."

NET Bible

They said to the woman, "No longer do we believe because of your words, for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this one really is the Savior of the world."

New Heart 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 Savior of the world."

New simplified Bible

They told the woman: We believe because of what you said and we heard him ourselves. We know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world!

Noyes New Testament

and said to the woman, No longer do we believe on account of what thou hast told us; for we have ourselves heard him, and know that this is in truth the Saviour of the world.

Sawyer New Testament

and said to the woman, We no longer believe on account of your report, for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is truly the Saviour of the world.

The Emphasized Bible

and, unto the woman, began to say - No longer, by reason of thy talk, do we believe; for, we ourselves, have heard, and know that, This One, is, in truth, the Saviour of the world.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and said to the woman, Now we believe, not merely on account of thy relation: for we ourselves have heard, and know that this is of a certainty the Saviour of the world, the Messiah.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And they said to the woman: "It is no longer because of what you say that we believe in him, for we have heard him ourselves and know that he really is the Savior of the world."

Webster

And said to 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 Savior of the world.

Weymouth New Testament

and they said to the woman, "We no longer believe in Him simply because of your statements; for we have now heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Saviour of the world."

Williams New Testament

and they were saying to the woman, "It is not merely because of what you said that we now believe, for we have heard Him ourselves, and we know that He is really 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."

Worrell New Testament

and they said to the woman, "Now we no longer believe because of your saying; for we ourselves have heard, and know that This is, in truth, the Savior of the world."

Worsley New Testament

and said to the woman, Now we believe, not because of what thou hast spoken; for we ourselves have heard Him, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

Youngs 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.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
τε 
Te 
and , both , then , whether , even , also , not tr s
Usage: 170

λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

unto the woman
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

Now
οὐκέτι 
Ouketi 
no more , any more , now not ,
Usage: 31

we believe
πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
believe , commit unto , commit to trust , be committed unto , be put in trust with , be commit to one's trust , believer
Usage: 163

not
οὐκέτι 
Ouketi 
no more , any more , now not ,
Usage: 31

διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

of
λαλιά 
Lalia 
Usage: 3

thy
σός 
Sos 
Usage: 10

λαλιά 
Lalia 
Usage: 3

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

we have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313


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

and

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

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

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

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this , these , he , the same , this man , she , they ,
Usage: 258

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

ἀληθῶς 
Alethos 
of a truth , indeed , surely , truly , very ,
Usage: 13

the Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

the Saviour
σωτήρ 
Soter 
Usage: 24

Devotionals

Devotionals about John 4:42

Images John 4:42

Context Readings

The Samaritans And The Savior Of The World

41 And many more believed because of his word. 42 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 is indeed the Savior of the world." 43 After the two days he departed to Galilee.


Cross References

1 John 4:14

And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior of the world.

John 1:29

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!

2 Corinthians 5:19

that is, God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.

Matthew 1:21

And she will give birth to a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."

Luke 2:10-11

Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be to all the people.

Luke 2:32

a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel."

John 1:45-49

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."

John 3:14-18

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

John 4:29

"Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Could this be the Christ?"

John 6:68-69

Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life.

John 11:17

So when Jesus came, he found that he had already been in the tomb four days.

John 17:8

For I have given them the words which you have given me, and they have received them and know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent me.

Acts 4:12

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved."

Acts 17:11-12

Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Romans 10:11-13

The scripture says, "No one who believes in him will be put to shame."

1 Timothy 4:10

For to this end we labor and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.



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