Jesus is teaching in the temple and people are coming to listen. The scribes and the Pharisees bring a woman and put her in the midst of the gathering as Jesus is speaking. In verse 3 our narrator tells us that she has been caught in adultery. In verse 4 the religious leaders make the charge as well that she is been caught in the act of adultery. They go on to declare that the Law of Moses says that she was to be stoned.
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