Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to appear before Sanhedrins, and will flog you in their synagogues;
"For this reason I am sending to you Prophets and wise men and Scribes. Some of them you will put to death--nay, crucify; some of them you will flog in your synagogues and chase from town to town;
"You yourselves must be on your guard. They will deliver you up to Sanhedrins; you will be brought into synagogues and cruelly beaten; and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to be witnesses to them for me.
At vintage-time he sent a servant to the vine-dressers, for them to give him a share of the crop; but the vine-dressers beat him cruelly and sent him away empty-handed.
Then Pilate took Jesus and scourged Him.
2 Corinthians 11:24
From the Jews I five times have received forty lashes all but one.
"We strictly forbad you to teach in that name--did we not?" he said. "And see, you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and are trying to make us responsible for that man's death!"
But to prevent the matter spreading any further among the people, let us stop them by threats from speaking in the future in this name to any one whatever."
So the latter held a conference with the Elders, and after consultation with them they heavily bribed the soldiers,
I will therefore give him a light punishment and release him."
In the morning the praetors sent their lictors with the order, "Release those men."