Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
While they were seeking to kill him, a report came up to the
commander of the Roman cohort that all Jerusalem was in confusion.
And as a great dissension was developing, the
commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
That he should
But when they stretched him out
with thongs, Paul said to the centurion who was standing by, “Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman and uncondemned?”
The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their
robes off them and proceeded to order them to be beaten with rods.
Pilate then took Jesus and
Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection;
And when they had
examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground for putting me to death.