“Get your hands off me!” the woman cried as she was dragged out to the tent. The two men carelessly pulled her kicking and screaming through the streets. Their orders were to bring this fighting she-cat to the Temple courtyard where the religious leaders waited. “Stop that!” one of the men yelled as she scratched his arm that held her captive. “What do you want from me?” burst from her frightened yet fearless lips. The men just pushed through the bustling crowd and finally arrived in the courtyard, dumping the snarling woman at the feet of leaders. “Here you take her, she is nothing but trouble.” One of the Pharisees reacted with disgust but asked them, “Did you catch her with the man?” One of the men spat a “Yes!” as he turned away. “You caught her in the act?” another one asked them. “Of course, where is my money?” the man answered with impatience to leave. The rabbi turned to the scribe behind him and said to pay the men. The chink of coins could be heard as the pieces of silver were counted out. Once the transaction was completed one of the elders grabbed the woman’s arm and escorted her to a man standing nearby.
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