1Jesuswentunto the mount of Olives.2And early in the morning he cameagaininto the temple,andall the peoplecameuntohim;and he sat down , and taughtthem.3And the scribesandPhariseesbroughtuntohim a womantakeninadultery;and when they had setherin the midst,4
They say unto him,Master,thiswoman was taken in adultery , in the very act.5NowMosesin the lawcommandedus, that such should be stoned : butwhatsayestthou?6This they said , temptinghim,that they might have to accusehim.ButJesusstoopeddown, and with his fingerwroteon the ground, as though he heard them not.7Sowhen they continuedaskinghim, he lifted up himself , and saiduntothem,He that is without sin among you, let himfirstcast a stoneather.8Andagain he stoopeddown, and wroteon the ground.9And they which heardit, being convictedby their own conscience, went out one by one,beginningat the eldest, even unto the last:andJesus was leftalone,and the womanstandingin the midst.10WhenJesus had lifted up himself , andsawnonebut the woman, he said unto her,Woman,wherearethosethineaccusers?hath no mancondemnedthee?11Shesaid , No man,Lord.AndJesussaid unto her,NeitherdoIcondemnthee:go , andsin no more.12ThenspakeJesusagain unto them,saying , Iam the light of the world: he that followethmeshallnotwalkindarkness,but shall have the light of life.13
The Phariseesthereforesaid unto him,Thou bearest recordofthyself;thyrecordisnottrue.14Jesusansweredandsaid unto them,ThoughI bear recordofmyself, yet myrecordistrue:for I knowwhence I came , andwhither I go ; butyecannottellwhence I come , andwhither I go .15Yejudgeafter the flesh;Ijudgenoman.16AndyetifIjudge , myjudgmentistrue:for I amnotalone,butIand the Father that sentme.17Itisalsowritteninyourlaw,that the testimony of twomenistrue.18Iam one that bear witnessofmyself,and the Father that sentme beareth witnessofme.19Then said they unto him,WhereisthyFather?Jesusanswered , Yeneitherknowme,normyFather:if ye had knownme , ye should have knownmyFatheralso.20ThesewordsspakeJesusin the treasury, as he taughtin the temple:and no man laid hands on him;forhishourwas not yetcome .
21ThensaidJesusagain unto them,I go my way , and ye shall seekme,and shall dieinyoursins:whitherIgo , yecannotcome .22Thensaid the Jews, Will he killhimself?because he saith , WhitherIgo , yecannotcome .23And he said unto them,Yearefrombeneath;Iamfromabove:yeareofthisworld;Iamnotofthisworld.24I saidtherefore unto you,that ye shall dieinyoursins:forif ye believenotthatIam he, ye shall dieinyoursins.25Then said they unto him,Whoartthou?AndJesussaith unto them,Eventhe same that I said unto you from the beginning.26I have many things to sayand to judgeofyou:but he that sentmeistrue; and Ispeakto the world those thingswhich I have heardofhim.27
They understoodnotthat he spake to them of the Father.28ThensaidJesus unto them,When ye have lifted up the Son of man,then shall ye knowthatIam he, and that I donothingofmyself;butasmyFather hath taughtme, I speak these things.29And he that sentmeiswithme: the Fatherhathnotleftmealone;forIdoalways those things that pleasehim.30
As hespake these words,manybelievedonhim.31ThensaidJesusto those Jewswhichbelieved on him,Ifyecontinueinmyword, then are yemydisciplesindeed;32And ye shall know the truth,and the truth shall makeyoufree .33
They answeredhim, We beAbraham'sseed,andwerenever in bondage to any man:howsayestthou , Ye shall be madefree?34Jesusansweredthem,Verily,verily, I say unto you , Whosoevercommittethsinis the servant of sin.35And the servantabidethnotin the houseforever: but the Sonabidethever.36If the Sontherefore shall makeyoufree , ye shall befreeindeed.37I knowthat ye areAbraham'sseed;but ye seek to killme,becausemywordhathnoplaceinyou.38Ispeak that which I have seenwithmyFather:andyedothatwhich ye have seenwithyourfather.39
They answeredandsaid unto him,Abrahamisourfather.Jesussaith unto them,If ye wereAbraham'schildren, ye would do the works of Abraham.40Butnow ye seek to killme, a manthat hath toldyou the truth,which I have heardofGod:thisdidnotAbraham.41Yedo the deeds of yourfather.Then said they to him,Webenotbornoffornication; we haveoneFather, even God.42Jesussaid unto them,IfGodwereyourFather, ye wouldloveme:forI proceeded forthandcamefromGod;neithercameIofmyself,buthesentme.43Why do yenotunderstandmyspeech? even because ye cannothearmyword.44Yeareof your father the devil,and the lusts of yourfather ye willdo . Hewas a murdererfrom the beginning,andabodenotin the truth,because there isnotruthinhim.When he speaketh a lie, he speakethof his own:afor he is a liar,and the father of it.45AndbecauseItell you the truth, ye believemenot.46Whichofyouconvincethmeofsin?Andif I say the truth,whydoyenotbelieveme?47He that isofGodhearethGod'swords:yethereforehear them not,because ye arenotofGod.48Thenanswered the Jews,andsaid unto him,Saywenotwellthatthouart a Samaritan,andhast a devil?49Jesusanswered , Ihavenot a devil;but I honourmyFather,andye do dishonourme.50AndIseeknot mine ownglory: there is one that seekethandjudgeth .51Verily,verily, I say unto you,If a mankeepmysaying, he shallneverseedeath.52Thensaid the Jews unto him,Now we knowthat thou hast a devil.Abraham is dead , and the prophets;andthousayest , If a mankeepmysaying, he shallnevertaste of death.53Artthou greater thanourfatherAbraham,which is dead ? and the prophets are dead : whommakestthouthyself?54Jesusanswered , IfIhonourmyself,myhonourisnothing: it ismyFather that honourethme; of whomyesay , that he isyourGod:55Yet ye havenotknownhim;butIknowhim:andif I should say , I knowhimnot, I shall be a liarlike unto you:but I knowhim,andkeephissaying.56YourfatherAbrahamrejoicedtoseemyday:and he saw it, and was glad .57Thensaid the Jewsuntohim, Thou art not yetfifty years old,and hast thou seenAbraham?58Jesussaid unto them,Verily,verily, I say unto you,BeforeAbrahamwas , Iam .59Then took they upstonestocastathim:butJesus hid himself , andwent out of the temple,goingthrough the midst of them,andso passed by .