Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they heard [what He had said], they [all] left, one at a time, beginning with the oldest men. So, Jesus was left alone with the woman [still standing] there where she was.
But when the Jewish officials heard this, they were deeply convicted in their hearts and determined to kill the apostles.
(For when the [unconverted] Gentiles, who do not have the law of Moses, instinctively practice [some of] its requirements, they become their own lawmakers, even though they do not have the law of Moses.
1 Corinthians 4:4
For I am not aware of anything [wrong] against myself, but that does not make me right. But the One who judges me is the Lord.
1 Corinthians 14:24
But if everyone prophesies and someone comes [into the assembly] who is an outsider or an unbeliever, he will be convicted [of his sins] by everyone [i.e., who speaks the message in an intelligible language], and judged by everyone.
You can be sure that such a person is [spiritually] corrupt and sinful, and that he is condemned by his own actions.
1 John 4:4
[But], you people are [followers] of God, little children [i.e., dear ones], and you have overcome them [i.e., these false teachers] because He who is in your lives [i.e., the Holy Spirit, See 3:24] is greater [i.e., more powerful] than he who is in [i.e., dominates] the world [i.e., Satan. See II Cor. 4:4].
What my Father has given me [i.e., my sheep] are greater than everything [else], and no one is able to steal them from the Father's hand.
For when God made a promise to Abraham, since He could not make a vow by anyone greater, He vowed by Himself,
But Jesus would not trust Himself to them [i.e., to the care of these Jewish leaders] because He knew all men,
Then Jesus asked him a third time, "Simon, son of John, do you [truly] love me?" Peter was sad because Jesus had asked him a third time, "Do you [even] love me?" So, he said to Jesus, "Lord, you know all things. You [surely] know that I love you." Jesus replied to him, "[Then] feed my sheep.
And no created being is hidden from God's sight, but everything is laid bare and is openly visible to the eyes of God, to whom we must give account.
And I will strike her children dead [or, "kill her children by some terrible calamity" See Ex. 5:3 LXX]. Then all the churches will know that I am the One who searches the inmost being of people [Note: The Greek says, "searches the kidneys and hearts." In that day these internal organs stood for the inner thoughts, emotions, etc.]. And I will repay each one of you people according to what you have done.