|New International Version (© 2011)|
As they stretched him out to flog him, Paul said to the centurion standing there, "Is it legal for you to flog a Roman citizen who hasn't even been found guilty?"
King James Bible
And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned?
American Standard Version
And when they had tied him up with the thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned?
Young's Literal Translation
And as he was stretching him with the thongs, Paul said unto the centurion who was standing by, 'A man, a Roman, uncondemned -- is it lawful to you to scourge;'
Acts 22:25 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And as they bound him, etc. - They were going to tie him to a post, that they might scourge him.
Is it lawful, etc. - The Roman law absolutely forbade the binding of a Roman citizen. See the note on Acts 16:37.
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Is it. By the Roman law, no magistrate was allowed to punish a Roman citizen capitally, or by inflicting stripes, or even binding him; and the single expression, I am a Roman citizen, arrested their severest decrees, and obtained, if not an escape, at least a delay of his punishment.
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Acts 22:25 Parallel CommentariesBands Blows Bound Captain Centurion Citizen Flog Forward Found Guilty Hasn't Judged Lawful Legal Paul Permit Present Roman Round Scourge Standing Stood Straps Stretched Stretching Thongs Tied UncondemnedBands Blows Bound Captain Centurion Citizen Flog Forward Found Guilty Hasn't Judged Lawful Legal Paul Permit Present Roman Round Scourge Standing Stood Straps Stretched Stretching Thongs Tied UncondemnedTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Matthew 10:17 Be on your guard; you will be handed over to the local councils and be flogged in the synagogues.
Acts 16:37 But Paul said to the officers: "They beat us publicly without a trial, even though we are Roman citizens, and threw us into prison. And now do they want to get rid of us quietly? No! Let them come themselves and escort us out."
Acts 22:26 When the centurion heard this, he went to the commander and reported it. "What are you going to do?" he asked. "This man is a Roman citizen."
Acts 23:27 This man was seized by the Jews and they were about to kill him, but I came with my troops and rescued him, for I had learned that he is a Roman citizen.