John 8:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]John 8:6, NIV: They were using this question as a trap,in order to have a basis for accusing him. But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger.
John 8:6, ESV: This they said to test him, that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground.
John 8:6, KJV: This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not.
John 8:6, NASB: Now they were saying this to test Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.
John 8:6, NLT: They were trying to trap him into saying something they could use against him, but Jesus stooped down and wrote in the dust with his finger.
John 8:6, CSB: They asked this to trap him, in order that they might have evidence to accuse him.Jesus stooped down and started writing on the ground with his finger.