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who was the woman jesus saved from being stoned

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  • Why didn’t Jesus order the woman to be stoned to death?

  • The law required that both be stoned to death, (Lev. 20:10). They were only using the woman as a trap, hoping to trick Jesus. The Romans did not permit the Jews to carry out executions, so: If He had ordered her stoned, they would have reported Him to the Romans. If He had said she should not be stoned they would accuse Him of breaking Moses’ law.

  • Was Mary Magdalene stoned to death for adultery?

  • The ritual is even mentioned briefly in the Song of Solomon. The Bible never claims that Mary Magdalene was the woman who was caught in the act of adultery and saved from being stoned to death by Jesus in John 8:1-11. However, she is identified as having once been possessed by seven demons in Luke 8:2.

  • Was Mary Magdalene the woman who washed Jesus’feet?

  • Mary Magdalene has been associated with the woman in the city who was a sinner (Luke 7:37) who washed Jesus’ feet, but there is no scriptural basis for this.

  • Did Jesus condemn a woman who was demon possessed to death?

  • As God, Jesus did not condemn the woman to death because she was demon possessed. Yes, she was guilty of sin. Yes, she had broken the law. Yes, she was caught in the act of committing adultery, and according to the law, the penalty for promiscuous behavior was death by stoning.

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