But when they persisted in asking Him, He straightened up, and said to them, “ He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.”
On the evidence of two witnesses or three witnesses, he who is to die shall be put to death; he shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness.
But to the wicked God says, “What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?
There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, Or you will also be like him.
“Is not My word like fire?” declares the Lord, “and like a hammer which shatters a rock?
“ Do not judge so that you will not be judged.
“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside they are full of robbery and self-indulgence.
The officers answered, “ Never has a man spoken the way this man speaks.”
Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, for in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.
you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal?
But if all prophesy, and an unbeliever or an ungifted man enters, he is convicted by all, he is called to account by all;
Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.
For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
In His right hand He held seven stars, and out of His mouth came a sharp two-edged sword; and His face was like the sun shining in its strength.
Therefore repent; or else I am coming to you quickly, and I will make war against them with the sword of My mouth.
From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty.