4:20 Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, 1 and you people 2 say that the place where people must worship is in Jerusalem.” 3 4:21 Jesus said to her, “Believe me, woman, 4 a time 5 is coming when you will worship 6 the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.
1 sn This mountain refers to Mount Gerizim, where the Samaritan shrine was located.
2 tn The word “people” is not in the Greek text, but is supplied to indicate that the Greek verb translated “say” is second person plural and thus refers to more than Jesus alone.
4 sn Woman was a polite form of address (see BDAG 208-9 s.v. γυνή 1), similar to “Madam” or “Ma’am” used in English in different regions.
5 tn Grk “an hour.”
6 tn The verb is plural.