Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleThey asked this to trap Him, in order that they might have evidence to accuse Him. Jesus stooped down and started writing on the ground with His finger.
New American Standard BibleThey were saying this, testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.
King James Bible<1161> 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 ].
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
They said this to test him, so that they might have a charge against him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with his finger.
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.
Young's Literal Translation
and this they said, trying him, that they might have to accuse him. And Jesus, having stooped down, with the finger he was writing on the ground,
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