World English Bible
John 8 (WEBP)
 but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.
 Now very early in the morning, he came again into the temple, and all the people came to him. He sat down and taught them.
 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman taken in adultery. Having set her in the middle,
 they told him, “Teacher, we found this woman in adultery, in the very act.
 Now in our law, Moses commanded us to stone such women.† What then do you say about her?”
 They said this testing him, that they might have something to accuse him of. But Jesus stooped down and wrote on the ground with his finger.
 But when they continued asking him, he looked up and said to them, “He who is without sin among you, let him throw the first stone at her.”
 Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground with his finger.
 They, when they heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning from the oldest, even to the last. Jesus was left alone with the woman where she was, in the middle.
 Jesus, standing up, saw her and said, “Woman, where are your accusers? Did no one condemn you?”
 She said, “No one, Lord.” Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. Go your way. From now on, sin no more.”‡
 Again, therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world.† He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.”
 The Pharisees therefore said to him, “You testify about yourself. Your testimony is not valid.”
 Jesus answered them, “Even if I testify about myself, my testimony is true, for I know where I came from, and where I am going; but you don’t know where I came from, or where I am going.
 You judge according to the flesh. I judge no one.
 Even if I do judge, my judgment is true, for I am not alone, but I am with the Father who sent me.
 It’s also written in your law that the testimony of two people is valid.†
 I am one who testifies about myself, and the Father who sent me testifies about me.”
 They said therefore to him, “Where is your Father?” Jesus answered, “You know neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also.”
 Jesus spoke these words in the treasury, as he taught in the temple. Yet no one arrested him, because his hour had not yet come.
 Jesus said therefore again to them, “I am going away, and you will seek me, and you will die in your sins. Where I go, you can’t come.”
 The Jews therefore said, “Will he kill himself, because he says, ‘Where I am going, you can’t come’?”
 He said to them, “You are from beneath. I am from above. You are of this world. I am not of this world.
 I said therefore to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I am§ he, you will die in your sins.”
 They said therefore to him, “Who are you?” Jesus said to them, “Just what I have been saying to you from the beginning.
 I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you. However, he who sent me is true; and the things which I heard from him, these I say to the world.”
 They didn’t understand that he spoke to them about the Father.
 Jesus therefore said to them, “When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am he, and I do nothing of myself, but as my Father taught me, I say these things.
 He who sent me is with me. The Father hasn’t left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him.”
 As he spoke these things, many believed in him.
 Jesus therefore said to those Jews who had believed him, “If you remain in my word, then you are truly my disciples.
 You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” †
 They answered him, “We are Abraham’s offspring, and have never been in bondage to anyone. How do you say, ‘You will be made free’?”
 Jesus answered them, “Most certainly I tell you, everyone who commits sin is the bondservant of sin.
 A bondservant doesn’t live in the house forever. A son remains forever.
 If therefore the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.
 I know that you are Abraham’s offspring, yet you seek to kill me, because my word finds no place in you.
 I say the things which I have seen with my Father; and you also do the things which you have seen with your father.”
 They answered him, “Our father is Abraham.” Jesus said to them, “If you were Abraham’s children, you would do the works of Abraham.
 But now you seek to kill me, a man who has told you the truth which I heard from God. Abraham didn’t do this.
 You do the works of your father.” They said to him, “We were not born of sexual immorality. We have one Father, God.”
 Therefore Jesus said to them, “If God were your father, you would love me, for I came out and have come from God. For I haven’t come of myself, but he sent me.
 Why don’t you understand my speech? Because you can’t hear my word.
 You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and doesn’t stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks on his own; for he is a liar, and the father of lies.
 But because I tell the truth, you don’t believe me.
 Which of you convicts me of sin? If I tell the truth, why do you not believe me?
 He who is of God hears the words of God. For this cause you don’t hear, because you are not of God.”
 Then the Jews answered him, “Don’t we say well that you are a Samaritan, and have a demon?”
 Jesus answered, “I don’t have a demon, but I honor my Father and you dishonor me.
 But I don’t seek my own glory. There is one who seeks and judges.
 Most certainly, I tell you, if a person keeps my word, he will never see death.”
 Then the Jews said to him, “Now we know that you have a demon. Abraham died, as did the prophets; and you say, ‘If a man keeps my word, he will never taste of death.’
 Are you greater than our father Abraham, who died? The prophets died. Who do you make yourself out to be?”
 Jesus answered, “If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say that he is our God.
 You have not known him, but I know him. If I said, ‘I don’t know him,’ I would be like you, a liar. But I know him and keep his word.
 Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day. He saw it and was glad.”
 The Jews therefore said to him, “You are not yet fifty years old! Have you seen Abraham?”
 Jesus said to them, “Most certainly, I tell you, before Abraham came into existence, I AM.†”
 Therefore they took up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple, having gone through the middle of them, and so passed by.
John 8:5 Leviticus 20:10; Deuteronomy 22:22
John 8:11 NU includes John 7:53–John 8:11, but puts brackets around it to indicate that the textual critics had less confidence that this was original.
John 8:12 Isaiah 60:1
John 8:17 Deuteronomy 17:6; 19:15
John 8:24 or, I AM
John 8:32 Psalm 119:45
John 8:58 Exodus 3:14
Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of eBible.org, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.
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John 8 (KJVS)
 G1161 Jesus G2424 went G4198 (AorPasDepInd) unto G1519 the mount G3735 of Olives G1636.
 And G1161 early in the morning G3722 he came G3854 (Aor2MidDepInd) again G3825 into G1519 the temple G2411, and G2532 all G3956 the people G2992 came G2064 (ImpfMidPasDepInd) unto G4314 him G846; and G2532 he sat down G2523 (AorActPtc), and taught G1321 (ImpfActInd) them G846.
 And G1161 the scribes G1122 and G2532 Pharisees G5330 brought G71 (PresActInd) unto G4314 him G846 a woman G1135 taken G2638 (PerfPasPtc) in G1722 adultery G3430; and G2532 when they had set G2476 (AorActPtc) her G846 in G1722 the midst G3319,
 They say G3004 (PresActInd) unto him G846, Master G1320, this G3778 woman G1135 was taken G2638 (AorPasInd) in adultery G3431 (PresPasPtc), in the very act G1888.
 Now G1161 Moses G3475 in G1722 the law G3551 commanded G1781 (AorMidDepInd) us G2254, that such G5108 should be stoned G3036 (PresPasInf): but G3767 what G5101 sayest G3004 (PresActInd) thou G4771?
 G1161 This G5124 they said G3004 (ImpfActInd), tempting G3985 (PresActPtc) him G846, that G2443 they might have G2192 (PresActSubj) to accuse G2723 (PresActInf) him G846. But G1161 Jesus G2424 stooped G2955 (AorActPtc) down G2736, and with [his] finger G1147 wrote G1125 (ImpfActInd) on G1519 the ground G1093, [as though he heard G4364 (PresMidPasDepPtc) them not G3361].
 So G1161 when G5613 they continued G1961 (ImpfActInd) asking G2065 (PresActPtc) him G846, he lifted up himself G352 (AorActPtc), and said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto G4314 them G846, He that is without sin G361 among you G5216, let him G906 first G4413 cast G906 (Aor2ActImpr) a stone G3037 at G1909 her G846.
 And G2532 again G3825 he stooped G2955 (AorActPtc) down G2736, and wrote G1125 (ImpfActInd) on G1519 the ground G1093.
 And G1161 they which heard G191 (AorActPtc) [it], G2532 being convicted G1651 (PresPasPtc) by G5259 [their own] conscience G4893, went out G1831 (ImpfMidPasDepInd) one by one G1527, beginning G756 (AorMidPtc) at G575 the eldest G4245, [even] unto G2193 the last G2078: and G2532 Jesus G2424 was left G2641 (AorPasInd) alone G3441, and G2532 the woman G1135 standing G2476 (PerfActPtc) in G1722 the midst G3319.
 When G1161 Jesus G2424 had lifted up himself G352 (AorActPtc), and G2532 saw G2300 (AorMidDepPtc) none G3367 but G4133 the woman G1135, he said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto her G846, Woman G1135, where G4226 are G1526 (PresInd) those G1565 thine G4675 accusers G2725? hath G2632 no man G3762 condemned G2632 (AorActInd) thee G4571?
 G1161 She said G2036 (Aor2ActInd), No man G3762, Lord G2962. And G1161 Jesus G2424 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto her G846, Neither G3761 do G2632 I G1473 condemn G2632 (PresActInd) thee G4571: go G4198 (PresMidPasDepImpr), and G2532 sin G264 (PresActImpr) no more G3371.
 Then G3767 spake G2980 (AorActInd) Jesus G2424 again G3825 unto them G846, saying G3004 (PresActPtc), I G1473 am G1510 (PresInd) the light G5457 of the world G2889: he that followeth G190 (PresActPtc) me G1698 shall G4043 not G3364 walk G4043 (FutActInd) in G1722 darkness G4653, but G235 shall have G2192 (FutActInd) the light G5457 of life G2222.
 The Pharisees G5330 therefore G3767 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto him G846, Thou G4771 bearest record G3140 (PresActInd) of G4012 thyself G4572; thy G4675 record G3141 is G2076 (PresInd) not G3756 true G227.
 Jesus G2424 answered G611 (AorMidDepInd) and G2532 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto them G846, Though G2579 I G1473 bear record G3140 (PresActSubj) of G4012 myself G1683, [yet] my G3450 record G3141 is G2076 (PresInd) true G227: for G3754 I know G1492 (PerfActInd) whence G4159 I came G2064 (Aor2ActInd), and G2532 whither G4226 I go G5217 (PresActInd); but G1161 ye G5210 cannot G3756 tell G1492 (PerfActInd) whence G4159 I come G2064 (PresMidPasDepInd), and G2532 whither G4226 I go G5217 (PresActInd).
 Ye G5210 judge G2919 (PresActInd) after G2596 the flesh G4561; I G1473 judge G2919 (PresActInd) no G3756 man G3762.
 And G1161 yet G2532 if G1437 I G1473 judge G2919 (PresActSubj), my G1699 judgment G2920 is G2076 (PresInd) true G227: for G3754 I am G1510 (PresInd) not G3756 alone G3441, but G235 I G1473 and G2532 the Father G3962 that sent G3992 (AorActPtc) me G3165.
 G2532 It is G1125 also G1161 written G1125 (PerfPasInd) in G1722 your G5212 law G3551, that G3754 the testimony G3141 of two G1417 men G444 is G2076 (PresInd) true G227.
 I G1473 am G1510 (PresInd) one that bear witness G3140 (PresActPtc) of G4012 myself G1683, and G2532 the Father G3962 that sent G3992 (AorActPtc) me G3165 beareth witness G3140 (PresActInd) of G4012 me G1700.
 Then G3767 said they G3004 (ImpfActInd) unto him G846, Where G4226 is G2076 (PresInd) thy G4675 Father G3962? Jesus G2424 answered G611 (AorMidDepInd), Ye G1492 neither G3777 know G1492 (PerfActInd) me G1691, nor G3777 my G3450 Father G3962: if G1487 ye had known G1492 (PlupfActInd) me G1691, G2532 ye should have known G1492 (PlupfActInd) my G3450 Father G3962 also G302.
 These G5023 words G4487 spake G2980 (AorActInd) Jesus G2424 in G1722 the treasury G1049, as he taught G1321 (PresActPtc) in G1722 the temple G2411: and G2532 no man G3762 laid hands G4084 (AorActInd) on him G846; for G3754 his G846 hour G5610 was G2064 not yet G3768 come G2064 (PlupfActInd).
 Then G3767 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) Jesus G2424 again G3825 unto them G846, I G1473 go my way G5217 (PresActInd), and G2532 ye shall seek G2212 (FutActInd) me G3165, and G2532 shall die G599 (FutMidDepInd) in G1722 your G5216 sins G266: whither G3699 I G1473 go G5217 (PresActInd), ye G5210 cannot G3756 G1410 (PresMidPasDepInd) come G2064 (Aor2ActInf).
 Then G3767 said G3004 (ImpfActInd) the Jews G2453, Will he kill G3385 G615 (FutActInd) himself G1438? because G3754 he saith G3004 (PresActInd), Whither G3699 I G1473 go G5217 (PresActInd), ye G5210 cannot G3756 G1410 (PresMidPasDepInd) come G2064 (Aor2ActInf).
 And G2532 he said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto them G846, Ye G5210 are G2075 (PresInd) from G1537 beneath G2736; I G1473 am G1510 (PresInd) from G1537 above G507: ye G5210 are G2075 (PresInd) of G1537 this G5127 world G2889; I G1473 am G1510 (PresInd) not G3756 of G1537 this G5127 world G2889.
 I said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) therefore G3767 unto you G5213, that G3754 ye shall die G599 (FutMidDepInd) in G1722 your G5216 sins G266: for G1063 if G3362 ye believe G4100 (AorActSubj) not G3362 that G3754 I G1473 am G1510 (PresInd) [he], ye shall die G599 (FutMidDepInd) in G1722 your G5216 sins G266.
 Then G3767 said they G3004 (ImpfActInd) unto him G846, Who G5101 art G1488 (PresInd) thou G4771? And G2532 Jesus G2424 saith G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto them G846, Even G3748 G2532 [the same] that I said G2980 (PresActInd) unto you G5213 from the beginning G746.
 I have G2192 (PresActInd) many things G4183 to say G2980 (PresActInf) and G2532 to judge G2919 (PresActInf) of G4012 you G5216: but G235 he that sent G3992 (AorActPtc) me G3165 is G2076 (PresInd) true G227; and I G2504 speak G3004 (PresActInd) to G1519 the world G2889 those things G5023 which G3739 I have heard G191 (AorActInd) of G3844 him G846.
 They understood G1097 (Aor2ActInd) not G3756 that G3754 he spake G3004 (ImpfActInd) to them G846 of the Father G3962.
 Then G5119 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) Jesus G2424 unto them G846, When G3752 ye have lifted up G5312 (AorActSubj) the Son G5207 of man G444, then G3767 shall ye know G1097 (FutMidDepInd) that G3754 I G1473 am G1510 (PresInd) [he], and G2532 [that] I do G4160 (PresActInd) nothing G3762 of G575 myself G1683; but G235 as G2531 my G3450 Father G3962 hath taught G1321 (AorActInd) me G3165, I speak G2980 (PresActInd) these things G5023.
 And G2532 he that sent G3992 (AorActPtc) me G3165 is G2076 (PresInd) with G3326 me G1700: the Father G3962 hath G863 not G3756 left G863 (AorActInd) me G3165 alone G3441; for G3754 I G1473 do G4160 (PresActInd) always G3842 those things that please G701 him G846.
 As he G846 spake G2980 (PresActPtc) these words G5023, many G4183 believed G4100 (AorActInd) on G1519 him G846.
 Then G3767 said G3004 (ImpfActInd) Jesus G2424 to G4314 those Jews G2453 which G3588 believed G4100 (PerfActPtc) on him G846, If G1437 ye G5210 continue G3306 (AorActSubj) in G1722 my G1699 word G3056, [then] are ye G2075 (PresInd) my G3450 disciples G3101 indeed G230;
 And G2532 ye shall know G1097 (FutMidDepInd) the truth G225, and G2532 the truth G225 shall make G1659 you G5209 free G1659 (FutActInd).
 They answered G611 (AorMidDepInd) him G846, We be G2070 (PresInd) Abraham’s G11 seed G4690, and G2532 were G1398 never G4455 in bondage G1398 (PerfActInd) to any man G3762: how G4459 sayest G3004 (PresActInd) thou G4771, G3754 Ye shall be made G1096 (FutMidDepInd) free G1658?
 Jesus G2424 answered G611 (AorMidDepInd) them G846, Verily G281, verily G281, I say G3004 (PresActInd) unto you G5213, G3754 Whosoever G3956 committeth G4160 (PresActPtc) sin G266 is G2076 (PresInd) the servant G1401 of sin G266.
 And G1161 the servant G1401 abideth G3306 (PresActInd) not G3756 in G1722 the house G3614 for G1519 ever G165: [but] the Son G5207 abideth G3306 (PresActInd) G1519 ever G165.
 If G1437 the Son G5207 therefore G3767 shall make G1659 you G5209 free G1659 (AorActSubj), ye shall be G2071 (FutInd) free G1658 indeed G3689.
 I know G1492 (PerfActInd) that G3754 ye are G2075 (PresInd) Abraham’s G11 seed G4690; but G235 ye seek G2212 (PresActInd) to kill G615 (AorActInf) me G3165, because G3754 my G1699 word G3056 hath G5562 no G3756 place G5562 (PresActInd) in G1722 you G5213.
 I G1473 speak G2980 (PresActInd) that which G3739 I have seen G3708 (PerfActInd) with G3844 my G3450 Father G3962: and G2532 ye G5210 do G4160 (PresActInd) that G3767 which G3739 ye have seen G3708 (PerfActInd) with G3844 your G5216 father G3962.
 They answered G611 (AorMidDepInd) and G2532 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto him G846, Abraham G11 is G2076 (PresInd) our G2257 father G3962. Jesus G2424 saith G3004 (PresActInd) unto them G846, If G1487 ye were G2258 (ImpfInd) Abraham’s G11 children G5043, ye would do G4160 (ImpfActInd) G302 the works G2041 of Abraham G11.
 But G1161 now G3568 ye seek G2212 (PresActInd) to kill G615 (AorActInf) me G3165, a man G444 that G3739 hath told G2980 (PerfActInd) you G5213 the truth G225, which G3739 I have heard G191 (AorActInd) of G3844 God G2316: this G5124 did G4160 (AorActInd) not G3756 Abraham G11.
 Ye G5210 do G4160 (PresActInd) the deeds G2041 of your G5216 father G3962. Then G3767 said they G2036 (Aor2ActInd) to him G846, We G2249 be G1080 not G3756 born G1080 (PerfPasInd) of G1537 fornication G4202; we have G2192 (PresActInd) one G1520 Father G3962, [even] God G2316.
 Jesus G2424 G3767 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto them G846, If G1487 God G2316 were G2258 (ImpfInd) your G5216 Father G3962, ye would G302 love G25 (ImpfActInd) me G1691: for G1063 I G1473 proceeded forth G1831 (Aor2ActInd) and G2532 came G2240 (PresActInd) from G1537 God G2316; neither G3761 G1063 came I G2064 (Perf2ActInd) of G575 myself G1683, but G235 he G1565 sent G649 (AorActInd) me G3165.
 Why G1302 do ye G1097 not G3756 understand G1097 (PresActInd) my G1699 speech G2981? [even] because G3754 ye cannot G3756 G1410 (PresMidPasDepInd) hear G191 (PresActInf) my G1699 word G3056.
 Ye G5210 are G2075 (PresInd) of G1537 [your] father G3962 the devil G1228, and G2532 the lusts G1939 of your G5216 father G3962 ye will G2309 (PresActInd) do G4160 (PresActInf). He G1565 was G2258 (ImpfInd) a murderer G443 from G575 the beginning G746, and G2532 abode G2476 (ImpfActInd) (PerfActInd) not G3756 in G1722 the truth G225, because G3754 there is G2076 (PresInd) no G3756 truth G225 in G1722 him G846. When G3752 he speaketh G2980 (PresActSubj) a lie G5579, he speaketh G2980 (PresActInd) of G1537 his own G2398: for G3754 he is G2076 (PresInd) a liar G5583, and G2532 the father G3962 of it G846.
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 Which G5101 of G1537 you G5216 convinceth G1651 (PresActInd) me G3165 of G4012 sin G266? And G1161 if G1487 I say G3004 (PresActInd) the truth G225, why G1302 do G4100 ye G5210 not G3756 believe G4100 (PresActInd) me G3427?
 He that is G5607 (PresPtc) of G1537 God G2316 heareth G191 (PresActInd) God’s G2316 words G4487: ye G5210 therefore G5124 G1223 hear G191 (PresActInd) [them] not G3756, because G3754 ye are G2075 (PresInd) not G3756 of G1537 God G2316.
 Then G3767 answered G611 (AorMidDepInd) the Jews G2453, and G2532 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) unto him G846, Say G3004 (PresActInd) we G2249 not G3756 well G2573 that G3754 thou G4771 art G1488 (PresInd) a Samaritan G4541, and G2532 hast G2192 (PresActInd) a devil G1140?
 Jesus G2424 answered G611 (AorMidDepInd), I G1473 have G2192 (PresActInd) not G3756 a devil G1140; but G235 I honour G5091 (PresActInd) my G3450 Father G3962, and G2532 ye G5210 do dishonour G818 (PresActInd) me G3165.
 And G1161 I G1473 seek G2212 (PresActInd) not G3756 mine own G3450 glory G1391: there is G2076 (PresInd) one that seeketh G2212 (PresActPtc) and G2532 judgeth G2919 (PresActPtc).
 Verily G281, verily G281, I say G3004 (PresActInd) unto you G5213, If G1437 a man G5100 keep G5083 (AorActSubj) my G1699 saying G3056, he shall G2334 never G3364 G1519 G165 see G2334 (AorActSubj) death G2288.
 Then G3767 said G2036 (Aor2ActInd) the Jews G2453 unto him G846, Now G3568 we know G1097 (PerfActInd) that G3754 thou hast G2192 (PresActInd) a devil G1140. Abraham G11 is dead G599 (Aor2ActInd), and G2532 the prophets G4396; and G2532 thou G4771 sayest G3004 (PresActInd), If G1437 a man