John 8:11

No man, Lord (Oudei, Kurie). "No one, Sir." She makes no excuse for her sin. Does she recognize Jesus as "Lord"? Neither do I condemn thee (Oude egw se katakrinw). Jesus does not condone her sin. See Mark 8:15 for "I do not judge (condemn) any one." But he does give the poor woman another chance. Henceforth sin no more (apo tou nun mhketi amartane). See also Mark 5:14 where this same language is used to the impotent man. It literally means (prohibition with present active imperative): "Henceforth no longer go on sinning." One can only hope that the woman was really changed in heart and life. Jesus clearly felt that even a wicked woman can be saved.

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