Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.
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?"
The Judeans replied, "Aren't we correct in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"
But a Samaritan who was traveling came to where the injured man was, and when he saw him, he felt compassion for him.
He fell with his face to the ground at Jesus' feet and thanked him. (Now he was a Samaritan.)
2 Kings 17:24
The king of Assyria brought foreigners from Babylon, Cuthah, Avva, Hamath, and Sepharvaim and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the Israelites. They took possession of Samaria and lived in its cities.
Now when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall he became angry and was quite upset. He derided the Jews,
He sent messengers on ahead of him. As they went along, they entered a Samaritan village to make things ready in advance for him,
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the farthest parts of the earth."
He said to them, "You know that it is unlawful for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile, yet God has shown me that I should call no person defiled or ritually unclean.