Acts 22:24
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English Standard Version
the tribune ordered him to be brought into the barracks, saying that he should be examined by flogging, to find out why they were shouting against him like this.

King James Bible
The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.

American Standard Version
the chief captain commanded him be brought into the castle, bidding that he should be examined by scourging, that he might know for what cause they so shouted against him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The tribune commanded him to be brought into the castle, and that he should be scourged and tortured: to know for what cause they did so cry out against him.

English Revised Version
the chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, bidding that he should be examined by scourging, that he might know for what cause they so shouted against him.

Webster's Bible Translation
The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know for what cause they cried so against him.

Weymouth New Testament
the Tribune ordered him to be brought into the barracks, and be examined by flogging, in order to ascertain the reason why they thus cried out against him.

Acts 22:24 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Examined (ἀνετάζεσθαι)

Only here and Acts 22:29. Not found in classical Greek. Apocrypha, Susanna, ver. 14.

By scourging (μάστιξιν)

Lit., with scourges.

Acts 22:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The chief. As the chief captain did not understand Hebrew, he was ignorant of the charge against Paul, and also of the defence which the apostle had made; but as he saw that they grew more and more outrageous, he supposed that Paul must have given them the highest provocation, and therefore, according to the barbarous and irrational practice which has existed in all countries, he determined to put him to the torture, in order to make him confess his crime.

Acts 21:31,32 And as they went about to kill him, tidings came to the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar...

Acts 23:10,27 And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them...

that he should.

Acts 22:25-29 And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said to the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to whip a man that is a Roman...

Acts 16:22,23,37 And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat them...

John 19:1 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him.

Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance...

Cross References
Acts 21:34
Some in the crowd were shouting one thing, some another. And as he could not learn the facts because of the uproar, he ordered him to be brought into the barracks.

Acts 21:37
As Paul was about to be brought into the barracks, he said to the tribune, "May I say something to you?" And he said, "Do you know Greek?

Acts 22:29
So those who were about to examine him withdrew from him immediately, and the tribune also was afraid, for he realized that Paul was a Roman citizen and that he had bound him.

Acts 28:18
When they had examined me, they wished to set me at liberty, because there was no reason for the death penalty in my case.

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