2 Corinthians 11:24
New International Version
Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one.

New Living Translation
Five different times the Jewish leaders gave me thirty-nine lashes.

English Standard Version
Five times I received at the hands of the Jews the forty lashes less one.

Berean Study Bible
Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one.

Berean Literal Bible
Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one.

New American Standard Bible
Five times I received from the Jews thirty-nine lashes.

King James Bible
Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one.

Christian Standard Bible
Five times I received the forty lashes minus one from the Jews.

Contemporary English Version
Five times my own people gave me 39 lashes with a whip.

Good News Translation
Five times I was given the thirty-nine lashes by the Jews;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Five times I received 39 lashes from Jews.

International Standard Version
Five times I received from the Jews 40 lashes minus one.

NET Bible
Five times I received from the Jews forty lashes less one.

New Heart English Bible
Five times from the Jews I received forty stripes minus one.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I have been whipped by the Judeans five times with 40 stripes minus one.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Five times the Jewish leaders had me beaten with 39 lashes;

New American Standard 1977
Five times I received from the Jews thirty-nine lashes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Of the Jews five times I received forty stripes less one.

King James 2000 Bible
Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes less one.

American King James Version
Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one.

American Standard Version
Of the Jews five times received I forty'stripes'save one.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Of the Jews five times did I receive forty stripes, save one.

Darby Bible Translation
From the Jews five times have I received forty [stripes], save one.

English Revised Version
Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one.

Webster's Bible Translation
From the Jews five times I received forty stripes save one.

Weymouth New Testament
From the Jews I five times have received forty lashes all but one.

World English Bible
Five times from the Jews I received forty stripes minus one.

Young's Literal Translation
from Jews five times forty stripes save one I did receive;
Study Bible
Paul's Suffering and Service
23Are 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. 24Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one. 25Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was stoned, three times I was shipwrecked. I spent a night and a day in the open sea.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 25:3
He may receive no more than forty lashes, lest your brother be beaten any more than that and be degraded in your sight.

Luke 12:47
That servant who knows his master's will but does not get ready or follow his instructions will be beaten with many blows.

Treasury of Scripture

Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one.

forty.

Deuteronomy 25:2,3
And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number…

Matthew 10:17
But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;

Mark 13:9
But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.







Lexicon
Five times
πεντάκις (pentakis)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3999: Five times. Multiplicative adverb from pente; five times.

I received
ἔλαβον (elabon)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

from
Ὑπὸ (Hypo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 5259: A primary preposition; under, i.e. of place, or with verbs; of place (underneath) or where (below) or time (when).

[the] Jews
Ἰουδαίων (Ioudaiōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2453: Jewish. From Iouda; Judaean, i.e. Belonging to Jehudah.

[the] forty [lashes]
τεσσεράκοντα (tesserakonta)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 5062: Forty. The decade of tessares; forty.

minus
παρὰ (para)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3844: Gen: from; dat: beside, in the presence of; acc: alongside of.

one.
μίαν (mian)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.
(24) Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes save one.--None of these are recorded in the Acts. It is probable that the words refer to the early period of his work in Cilicia, which is implied though not recorded in that book. (See Note on Acts 15:41). The number of the stripes in Jewish punishments of this kind rested on the rule of Deuteronomy 25:3, which fixed forty as the maximum. In practice it was thought desirable to stop short of the full number in order to avoid exceeding it. The punishment was inflicted with a leather scourge of three knotted thongs, and with a curiously elaborate distribution: thirteen strokes were given on the breast, thirteen on the right shoulder, and thirteen on the left.

Thrice was I beaten with rods.--This, as we see in Acts 16:22-23, was distinctively, though, perhaps, not exclusively, a Roman punishment. The instance at Philippi, as above, is the only one recorded in the Acts. As a Roman citizen he could claim exemption from a punishment which was essentially servile (Acts 16:37), and at Jerusalem (Acts 22:25) he asserted this claim; but it may well have happened elsewhere, as at Philippi, either that the reckless haste of Roman officials led them to order the punishment without inquiry; or that they disregarded the appeal, and took their chance of impunity; or that there were reasons which led him to prefer enduring the ignominious punishment in silence, without protest.

Verse 24. - Five times. Not one of these Jewish scourgings - which yet were so severe that the sufferer often died under them - is mentioned in the Acts. This paragraph is the most striking proof of the complete fragmentariness of that narrative, marvellous as it is. On the circumstances which probably led to these Jewish scourgings, see 'Life of St. Paul,' exc. 11; and comp. Acts 22:19; Acts 26:11; Matthew 23:34. The question arises - Was St. Luke entirely unaware of all these scenes of anguish and daily martyrdom? Had St. Paul, in his humble reticence, never cared to speak of them? or were the Acts only intended for a sketch which made no pretension to completeness, and only related certain scenes and events by way of specimen and example? Forty stripes save one (Deuteronomy 25:3). On this instance of Jewish scrupulosity, and for all that is known of the rationale of Jewish scourgings, see 'Life of St. Paul,' ubi supra. 11:22-33 The apostle gives an account of his labours and sufferings; not out of pride or vain-glory, but to the honour of God, who enabled him to do and suffer so much for the cause of Christ; and shows wherein he excelled the false apostles, who tried to lessen his character and usefulness. It astonishes us to reflect on this account of his dangers, hardships, and sufferings, and to observe his patience, perseverance, diligence, cheerfulness, and usefulness, in the midst of all these trials. See what little reason we have to love the pomp and plenty of this world, when this blessed apostle felt so much hardship in it. Our utmost diligence and services appear unworthy of notice when compared with his, and our difficulties and trials scarcely can be perceived. It may well lead us to inquire whether or not we really are followers of Christ. Here we may study patience, courage, and firm trust in God. Here we may learn to think less of ourselves; and we should ever strictly keep to truth, as in God's presence; and should refer all to his glory, as the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who is blessed for evermore.
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