Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now in the law, Moses required us to stone such people [to death], so what do you say [should be done with her]?"
I and the Father are one."
The disciples replied to Him, "The Jews [there] have just been trying to stone you, and you are going back again?"
So, Pilate said to them, "Take him yourselves and judge him according to your [own] law." [But] the Jews replied to him, "It is not permissible for us to put anyone to death."
They rose up and threw Jesus out of the city, leading Him to the top of the hill on which the city was built, in order to throw Him down [from a cliff].
But they shouted loudly and refused to listen, and then all of them rushed at him.
You [yourselves] have heard him speaking against God. What do you people think [i.e., about such statements]?" And they all condemned Him as deserving the death penalty.
But He [just] walked right through them and went on His way.
Then the Jews again picked up stones [intending] to stone Him.