Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 8:2 in English Standard Version "Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them." Mt 5:1 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. Lu 4:20 And he rolled up the scroll and gave it back to the attendant and sat down. And the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on him. Lu 21:38 And early in the morning all the people came to him in the temple to hear him.