[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.

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

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      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?”

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      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.

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      7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”

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      8 Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground.