1. Jesus went unto the mount of Olives.
2. And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all
the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them.
3. And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in
adultery; and when they had set her in the midst, 4. They say unto
him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.
5. Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but
what sayest thou? 6. This they said, tempting him, that they might
have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote
on the ground, as though he heard them not.
7. So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said
unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a
stone at her.
8. And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
9. And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience,
went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and
Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst.
10. When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he
said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man
condemned thee? 11. She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her,
Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.
12. Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the
world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have
the light of life.
13. The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest record of
thyself; thy record is not true.
14. Jesus answered and said unto them, Though I bear record of
myself, yet my record is true: for I know whence I came, and whither I
go; but ye cannot tell whence I come, and whither I go.
15. Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man.
16. And yet if I judge, my judgment is true: for I am not alone, but
I and the Father that sent me.
17. It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is
18. I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me
beareth witness of me.
19. Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye
neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have
known my Father also.
20. These words spake Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the
temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.
21. Then said Jesus again unto them, I go my way, and ye shall seek
me, and shall die in your sins: whither I go, ye cannot come.
22. Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he saith,
Whither I go, ye cannot come.
23. And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye
are of this world; I am not of this world.
24. I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if
ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.
25. Then said they unto him, Who art thou? And Jesus saith unto them,
Even the same that I said unto you from the beginning.
26. I have many things to say and to judge of you: but he that sent
me is true; and I speak to the world those things which I have heard
27. They understood not that he spake to them of the Father.
28. Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man,
then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but
as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.
29. And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me
alone; for I do always those things that please him.
30. As he spake these words, many believed on him.
31. Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye
continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32. And ye
shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
33. They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in
bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? 34.