Woman at the Well

This refers to the encounter of a Samaritan woman at the well by Jesus. Jesus was thirsty and asked her water to drink. She replied that Jews don’t have intercourse with Samaritans. Jesus then gave her a spiritual homily that those who drink my water will never thirst again. As an idiom: Samaritan woman means the dissemination of information.

 

Example: Governments indulge in the propaganda of Samaritan women.

 

The press through the Samaritan woman tries mold public opinion.

 

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