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John 4:32 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But He said to them, “I have food to eat that you do not know about.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But he said to them, I have food to eat that ye know not of.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But he said to them, I have food to eat which ye do not know.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, he, said unto them—I, have, food, to eat, of which, ye, know not.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he said to them, 'I have food to eat that ye have not known.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But he said to them: I have meat to eat which you know not.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But hee said vnto them, I haue meate to eate that ye know not of.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But he said to them, I have food to eat of which you know not.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But he said to them: I have food to eat, of which ye are ignorant.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
he x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
said 2036
{2036} Prime
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
unto them, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
I 1473
{1473} Prime
ἐγώ
ego
{eg-o'}
A primary pronoun of the first person, 'I' (only expressed when emphatic).
have 2192
{2192} Prime
ἔχω
echo
{ekh'-o}
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
meat 1035
{1035} Prime
βρῶσις
brosis
{bro'-sis}
From the base of G0977; (abstractly) eating (literally or figuratively); by extension (concretely) food (literally or figuratively).
to eat 5315
{5315} Prime
φάγω
phago
{fag'-o}
A primary verb (used as an alternate of G2068 in certain tenses); to eat (literally or figuratively).
z5629
<5629> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 454
that 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
know 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
of. y1492
[1492] Standard
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z5758
<5758> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 516
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 4:31-38.


John 4:32

_ _ meat ye know not of — What spirituality of mind! “I have been eating all the while, and such food as ye dream not of.” What can that be? they ask each other; have any supplies been brought Him in our absence? He knows what they are saying though He hears it not.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 4:27-42.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 4:32

(4) But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.

(4) We may have care of our bodies, but in such a way that we prefer willingly and freely the occasion which is offered us to enlarge the kingdom of God before all necessities of this life, whatever else they may be.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I have:

John 4:34 Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary [food].
Psalms 63:5 My soul shall be satisfied as [with] marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise [thee] with joyful lips:
Psalms 119:103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! [yea, sweeter] than honey to my mouth!
Proverbs 18:20 A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; [and] with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.
Isaiah 53:11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, [and] shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.
Acts 20:35 I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

that:

Psalms 25:14 The secret of the LORD [is] with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
Proverbs 14:10 The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Revelation 2:17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth [it].
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Jb 23:12. Ps 25:14; 63:5; 119:103. Pv 14:10; 18:20. Is 53:11. Jr 15:16. Jn 4:34. Ac 20:35. Rv 2:17.

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