The Samaritan woman wants this eternal water (Jn 4:15-4:15)

“The woman said

To Jesus.


Give me

This water!


I may never

Be thirsty.

I will never have

To keep coming here

To draw water.’”

λέγει πρὸς αὐτὸν ἡ γυνή Κύριε, δός μοι τοῦτο τὸ ὕδωρ, ἵνα μὴ διψῶ μηδὲ διέρχωμαι ἐνθάδε ἀντλεῖν.

John uniquely indicated that this Samaritan woman addressed Jesus (λέγει πρὸς αὐτὸν ἡ γυνή) as Lord (Κύριε) again.  She would love to have this water, as she asked Jesus to give her this water (δός μοι τοῦτο τὸ ὕδωρ), so that she would never be thirsty again (ἵνα μὴ διψῶ).  Then she would not have to come to this well anymore to draw water (μηδὲ διέρχωμαι ἐνθάδε ἀντλεῖν).  She seemed to miss the point, but it was a complicated message.  She saw this living water from Jesus as a practical solution to her natural thirst.  Do you sometimes miss the point of what people are saying?

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