One-Year Bible Notes
Officers Sent to Arrest Jesus, Rivers of Living Water, Division Among the People
Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”
~ John 7:38
living water. The water-pouring rite was also associated within Jewish tradition as a foreshadowing of the eschatological rivers of living water foreseen in Ezekiel 47:1-9 and Zechariah 13:1. The significance of Jesus’ invitation centers in the fact that He was the fulfillment of all the Feast of Tabernacles anticipated, He was the One who provided the living water that gives eternal life to man (John 4:10-11).
~ MacArthur Bible Commentary