Acts 16:23
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New International Version
After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully.

New Living Translation
They were severely beaten, and then they were thrown into prison. The jailer was ordered to make sure they didn't escape.

English Standard Version
And when they had inflicted many blows upon them, they threw them into prison, ordering the jailer to keep them safely.

Berean Study Bible
And after striking them with many blows, they threw them into prison and ordered the jailer to guard them securely.

Berean Literal Bible
And having laid many blows on them, they cast them into prison, having charged the jailer to keep them securely,

New American Standard Bible
When they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to guard them securely;

King James Bible
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After they had inflicted many blows on them, they threw them in jail, ordering the jailer to keep them securely guarded.

International Standard Version
After giving them a severe beating, they threw them in jail and ordered the jailer to keep them under tight security.

NET Bible
After they had beaten them severely, they threw them into prison and commanded the jailer to guard them securely.

New Heart English Bible
When they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they had scourged them much, they cast them into the prison and commanded the Keeper of the prison to keep them securely.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After they had hit Paul and Silas many times, they threw them in jail and ordered the jailer to keep them under tight security.

New American Standard 1977
And when they had inflicted many blows upon them, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to guard them securely;

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely,

King James 2000 Bible
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely:

American King James Version
And when they had laid many stripes on them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:

American Standard Version
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the gaoler to keep them diligently.

Darby Bible Translation
And having laid many stripes upon them they cast [them] into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely;

English Revised Version
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:

Webster's Bible Translation
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely.

Weymouth New Testament
and, after severely flogging them, they threw them into jail and bade the jailer keep them safely.

World English Bible
When they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely,

Young's Literal Translation
many blows also having laid upon them, they cast them to prison, having given charge to the jailor to keep them safely,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
16:16-24 Satan, though the father of lies, will declare the most important truths, when he can thereby serve his purposes. But much mischief is done to the real servants of Christ, by unholy and false preachers of the gospel, who are confounded with them by careless observers. Those who do good by drawing men from sin, may expect to be reviled as troublers of the city. While they teach men to fear God, to believe in Christ, to forsake sin, and to live godly lives, they will be accused of teaching bad customs.
Study Bible
Paul and Silas Imprisoned
22The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered that they be stripped and beaten with rods. 23And after striking them with many blows, they threw them into prison and ordered the jailer to guard them securely. 24On receiving this order, he placed them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks.…
Cross References
Acts 16:27
When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, presuming that the prisoners had escaped.

Acts 16:36
The jailer informed Paul: "The magistrates have sent orders to release you. Now you may go on your way in peace."

2 Corinthians 6:5
in beatings, imprisonments, and riots; in labor, sleepless nights, and hunger;

2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they servants of Christ? I am speaking like I am out of my mind, but I am so much more: in harder labor, in more imprisonments, in worse beatings, in frequent danger of death.
Treasury of Scripture

And when they had laid many stripes on them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:

they cast.

Acts 5:18 And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison.

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Acts 9:2 And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if …

Acts 12:4 And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered …

Luke 21:12 But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute …

Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk …

2 Timothy 2:9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the …

Philemon 1:9 Yet for love's sake I rather beseech you, being such an one as Paul …

Revelation 1:9 I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and …

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil …

to keep.

Acts 5:23 Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers …

Acts 12:18 Now as soon as it was day, there was no small stir among the soldiers, …

1 Samuel 23:22,23 Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his …

Matthew 26:48 Now he that betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall …

Matthew 27:63-66 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet …

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