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John 8:1-6 NIV

[The earliest manuscripts and many other ancient witnesses do not have John 7:53—8:11. A few manuscripts include these verses, wholly or in part, after John 7:36, John 21:25, Luke 21:38 or Luke 24:53.]

1 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.

References for John 8:1

2 At dawn he appeared again in the temple courts, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them.

References for John 8:2

      3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group
      4 and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery.
      5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?”

      References for John 8:5

      6 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 with his finger.

      References for John 8:6

      Study tools for John 8:1-6

      • a 8:28 - The Greek for "lifted up" also means "exalted" .
      • b 8:38 - Or "presence. Therefore do what you have heard from the Father."
      • c 8:39 - Some early manuscripts "“If you are Abraham’s children,” said Jesus, “then"