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John 8:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And again he stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Again He stooped down and wrote on the ground.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And again stooping down he wrote on the ground.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— [and, again stooping down, he wrote in the ground.]
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and again having stooped down, he was writing on the ground,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And again stooping down, he wrote on the ground.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And againe, hee stouped downe, and wrote on the ground.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— [[Absent]]
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And, having again stooped down, he wrote on the ground.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
again 3825
{3825} Prime
Probably from the same as G3823 (through the idea of oscillatory repetition); (adverbially) anew, that is, (of place) back, (of time) once more, or (conjugationally) furthermore or on the other hand.
he stooped 2955
{2955} Prime
Probably from the base of G2949; to bend forward.
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
down, 2736
{2736} Prime
[Compare G2737]; adverb from G2596; downwards.
and wrote 1125
{1125} Prime
A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively to describe.
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
on 1519
{1519} Prime
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
ground. 1093
{1093} Prime
Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

John 8:8

_ _ again he stooped down and wrote — The design of this second stooping and writing on the ground was evidently to give her accusers an opportunity to slink away unobserved by Him, and so avoid an exposure to His eye which they could ill have stood. Accordingly it is added.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 8:1-11.

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