Let-him-who-is-without-sin-cast-the-first-stone definition

Only those who are faultless have the right to pass judgment upon others (implying that no one is faultless and that, therefore, no one has such a right to pass judgment).

Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of let-him-who-is-without-sin-cast-the-first-stone - let-him-that-is-without-sin-cast-the-first-stone, let he who is without sin cast the first stone

Origin of let-him-who-is-without-sin-cast-the-first-stone

  • An allusion to an utterance of Jesus’ in John 8:7, viz. “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.”

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