The Teachers of the Law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in adultery. In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” They were using this question as a trap in order to have a basis for accusing him. But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground.
Read the Bible story: The Woman Caught in Adultery (John 8:1-11 ) in the King James Version translation of the Bible.
Did John Write the Story of the Woman Caught in Adultery? Written by:. The pericope adulterae (henceforth PA) is one of the most well known and beloved passages in the Bible. Everything about the story looks, sounds, and acts like Jesus. This story has been used for centuries describing the abundant grace of Jesus and His desire to forgive sinners. To tamper with a beloved passage like the.
WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS. In the Bible, adultery generally refers to voluntary sexual relations by a married person —either a man or a woman — with someone other than his or her mate. (Job 24:15; Proverbs 30:20) Adultery is a detestable thing in God’s eyes. In ancient Israel the penalty for it was death. (Leviticus 18:20, 22, 29) Jesus taught that his followers must refrain from adultery.
Verse 3 reveals that the religious leaders also came. But they came with wrong motives. They did not come to learn. They came with the goal of discrediting our Lord Jesus Christ. The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, and having set her in the center of the court, they said to Him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in adultery, in the very act.” John 8:3-4.
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When a woman caught in adultery was brought to Jesus, the religious leaders of the day wanted Him to uphold their law that called for capital punishment by stoning her. Jesus dismissed them by asking for the person with no sin to cast the first stone. Of course, no one could because they understood that they were all sinners. Jesus, the only one there without sin, told the woman to leave and.
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