Λέγει πρὸς αὐτὸν ἡ γυνή· κύριε (John 4:15)

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Title:  The Woman Says to Him, “Lord”

The text is, “Λέγει πρὸς αὐτὸν ἡ γυνή· κύριε, δός μοι τοῦτο τὸ ὕδωρ, ἵνα μὴ διψῶ μηδὲ διέρχωμαι ἐνθάδε ἀντλεῖν”.

“Λέγει”:  third person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “says”.

“πρὸς”:  preposition taking the accusative for its object word and meaning “to” or “toward”.

“αὐτὸν”:  third person, personal, masculine, singular, accusative pronoun meaning “him”.

“ἡ”:  feminine, singular, nominative article meaning “the”.

“γυνή”:  feminine, singular, nominative noun meaning “woman”.

 “κύριε”:  masculine, singular, vocative noun meaning “Lord”, “Sir”, or “Master”.

“δός”:  second person, singular, aorist, active, imperative verb meaning “give”.

“μοι”:  first person, personal, singular, dative pronoun meaning “to me”.

“τοῦτο”:  neuter, singular, accusative, demonstrative pronoun meaning “this”.

“τὸ”:  neuter, singular, accusative article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“ὕδωρ”:  neuter, singular, accusative noun meaning “water”.

“ἵνα”:  subordinating conjunction of purpose meaning “that” or “so that”.

“μὴ”:  negative particle meaning “not”.

“διψῶ”:  first person, singular, present, active, subjunctive verb meaning “I should thirst”.

“μηδὲ”:  disjunctive coordinating conjunction meaning “or”.

“διέρχωμαι”:  first person, singular, present, middle, subjunctive verb meaning “I should come”.

“ἐνθάδε”:  adverb of place meaning “here” or “to this place”.

“ἀντλεῖν”:  present, active, infinitive verb meaning “to draw”.

The meaning of this verse is,

The woman says to  him, “Lord, give to me this water, so that I should not thirst or that I should come to this place to draw.”

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