New Living Translation
The law of Moses says to stone her. What do you say?"
King James Bible
Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou?
Darby Bible Translation
Now in the law Moses has commanded us to stone such; thou therefore, what sayest thou?
World English Bible
Now in our law, Moses commanded us to stone such. What then do you say about her?"
Young's Literal Translation
and in the law, Moses did command us that such be stoned; thou, therefore, what dost thou say?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:5 Moses hath commanded us to stone such - If they spoke accurately, this must have been a woman, who, having been betrothed to a husband, had been guilty of this crime before the marriage was completed; for such only Moses commanded to be stoned. He commanded indeed that other adulteresses should be put to death; but the manner of death was not specified. Deut 22:23.
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"If a man commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, both the man and the woman who have committed adultery must be put to death.
"If a man is discovered committing adultery, both he and the woman must die. In this way, you will purge Israel of such evil.
Joseph, her fiance, was a good man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagement quietly.
"Teacher," they said to Jesus, "this woman was caught in the act of adultery.
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