John 8:6
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English Standard Version
This they said to test him, that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And this they said, trying him, that they might have whereof to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this they said tempting him, that they might accuse him. But Jesus bowing himself down, wrote with his finger on the ground.

English Revised Version
And this they said, tempting him, that they might have whereof to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Weymouth New Testament
They asked this in order to put Him to the test, so that they might have some charge to bring against Him. But Jesus leant forward and began to write with His finger on the ground.

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tempting.

Numbers 14:22 Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness...

Matthew 19:3 The Pharisees also came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

Luke 10:25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Luke 11:53,54 And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently...

Luke 20:20-23 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words...

1 Corinthians 10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.

But.

John 8:2 And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came to him; and he sat down, and taught them.

Genesis 49:9 Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, you are gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion...

Jeremiah 17:13 O LORD, the hope of Israel, all that forsake you shall be ashamed, and they that depart from me shall be written in the earth...

Daniel 5:5 In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand...

as though.

Psalm 38:12-14 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things...

Psalm 39:1 I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.

Proverbs 26:17 He that passes by, and meddles with strife belonging not to him, is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

Ecclesiastes 3:7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Amos 5:10,13 They hate him that rebukes in the gate, and they abhor him that speaks uprightly...

Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the middle of wolves: be you therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Matthew 15:23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and sought him, saying, Send her away; for she cries after us.

Matthew 26:63 But Jesus held his peace, And the high priest answered and said to him, I adjure you by the living God...

Cross References
Matthew 16:1
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

Matthew 19:3
And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, "Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?"

Matthew 22:18
But Jesus, aware of their malice, said, "Why put me to the test, you hypocrites?

Matthew 22:35
And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him.

Mark 3:2
And they watched Jesus, to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him.

Mark 8:11
The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him.

Mark 10:2
And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, "Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?"

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