New Living Translation
So the jailer put them into the inner dungeon and clamped their feet in the stocks.
King James Bible
Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks.
Darby Bible Translation
who, having received such a charge, cast them into the inner prison, and secured their feet to the stocks.
World English Bible
who, having received such a command, threw them into the inner prison, and secured their feet in the stocks.
Young's Literal Translation
who such a charge having received, did put them to the inner prison, and their feet made fast in the stocks.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:24 Secured their feet in the stocks - These were probably those large pieces of wood, in use among the Romans, which not only loaded the legs of the prisoner, but also kept them extended in a very painful manner.
LibraryThe Cry of the Heathen
And now, beloved, having thus prefaced our discourse, we have another observation to make before we proceed to a full discussion of the text. What an instance of Divine sovereignty we have in our text! He who is wise can see sovereignty everywhere in the work of salvation, but how clearly is it present here. Bithynia must not hear the gospel; the apostle desires to go and preach it there; but as yet, it seems, God does not intend that Bithynia should be evangelised. He desires to tarry in Asia, and …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
The Heavenly Father
You put my feet in stocks. You examine all my paths. You trace all my footprints.
He puts my feet in the stocks and watches my every move.'
So he arrested Jeremiah the prophet and had him whipped and put in stocks at the Benjamin Gate of the LORD's Temple.
"The LORD has appointed you to replace Jehoiada as the priest in charge of the house of the LORD. You are responsible to put into stocks and neck irons any crazy man who claims to be a prophet.
So the officials took Jeremiah from his cell and lowered him by ropes into an empty cistern in the prison yard. It belonged to Malkijah, a member of the royal family. There was no water in the cistern, but there was a thick layer of mud at the bottom, and Jeremiah sank down into it.
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