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John 4:37 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For herein is the saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For in this [case] the saying is true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For in this is [verified] the true saying, It is one who sows and another who reaps.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, herein, doth the saying, hold good,—One, is the sower, and, another, is the reaper.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for in this the saying is the true one, that one is the sower and another the reaper.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For in this is the saying true: That it is one man that soweth, and it is another that reapeth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And herein is that saying true: One soweth, and another reapeth.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— For in this is the proverb true, One soweth, and another reapeth.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For in this, is the proverb true, that one is the sower, and another the reaper.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
herein 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
5129
{5129} Prime
τούτῳ
touto
{too'-to}
Dative singular masculine or neuter of G3778; to (in, with or by) this (person or thing).
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
that saying 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
true, 228
{0228} Prime
ἀληθινός
alethinos
{al-ay-thee-nos'}
From G0227; truthful.
y3754
[3754] Standard
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
One 243
{0243} Prime
ἄλλος
allos
{al'-los}
A primary word; 'else', that is, different (in many applications).
soweth, 4687
{4687} Prime
σπείρω
speiro
{spi'-ro}
Probably strengthened from G4685 (through the idea of extending); to scatter, that is, sow (literally or figuratively).
y2076
[2076] Standard
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
another 243
{0243} Prime
ἄλλος
allos
{al'-los}
A primary word; 'else', that is, different (in many applications).
reapeth. 2325
{2325} Prime
θερίζω
therizo
{ther-id'-zo}
From G2330 (in the sense of the crop); to harvest.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on John 4:31-38.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 4:27-42.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 4:37

That saying — A common proverb; One soweth — The prophets and Christ; another reapeth — The apostles and succeeding ministers.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

John 4:37

And herein is that (i) saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth.

(i) That proverb.

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Judges 6:3 And [so] it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
Micah 6:15 Thou shalt sow, but thou shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but thou shalt not anoint thee with oil; and sweet wine, but shalt not drink wine.
Luke 19:21 For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.
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