ἀπεκρίθη ἡ γυνὴ καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ (John 4:17)

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Title:  The Woman Answered and Said to Him

The text is, “ἀπεκρίθη ἡ γυνὴ καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ· οὐκ ἔχω ἄνδρα. λέγει αὐτῇ ὁ Ἰησοῦς· καλῶς εἶπας ὅτι ἄνδρα οὐκ ἔχω”.

“ἀπεκρίθη”:  third person, singular, aorist, passive, indicative verb meaning “answered”.

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

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

“καὶ”:  coordinating conjunction meaning “and”.

“εἶπεν”:  third person, singular, aorist, active, indicative verb meaning “said”.

“αὐτῷ”:  third person, personal, masculine, singular, dative pronoun meaning “to him”.

“οὐκ”:  negative particle meaning “no”.

“ἔχω”:  first person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “I have”.

“ἄνδρα”:  masculine, singular, accusative noun meaning “husband”.

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

“αὐτῇ”:  third person, personal, feminine, singular, dative pronoun meaning “to her”.

“ὁ”:  masculine, singular, nominative article meaning “the” but it is not rendered into English here.

“Ἰησοῦς”:  masculine, singular, nominative noun meaning “Jesus”.

“καλῶς”:  adverb meaning “rightly” or “well”.

“εἶπας”:  second person, singular, aorist, active, indicative verb meaning “you said”.

“ὅτι”:  subordinating conjunction meaning “that”.

“ἄνδρα”:  masculine, singular, accusative noun meaning “husband”.

“οὐκ”:  negative particle meaning “no”.

“ἔχω”:  first person, singular, present, active, indicative verb meaning “I have”.

The meaning of this verse is,

The woman answered and said to him,”I have no husband.”  Jesus says to her, “Rightly you have said that ‘I have no husband.'”

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