But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues;
“But be on your guard; for they will deliver you to the courts, and you will be flogged in the synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them.
“ Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,
But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, ‘ You good-for-nothing,’ shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;
And as I punished them often in all the synagogues, I tried to force them to blaspheme; and being furiously enraged at them, I kept pursuing them even to foreign cities.
And I said, ‘Lord, they themselves understand that in one synagogue after another I used to imprison and beat those who believed in You.
then it shall be if the wicked man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall then make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of stripes according to his guilt.
Do not trust in a neighbor; Do not have confidence in a friend. From her who lies in your bosom Guard your lips.
and will hand Him over to the Gentiles to mock and scourge and crucify Him, and on the third day He will be raised up.”
“ Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name.
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
“But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name’s sake.
Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, “What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs.
They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.
and Annas the high priest was there, and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of high-priestly descent.
Then the captain went along with the officers and proceeded to bring them back without violence (for they were afraid of the people, that they might be stoned).
And when an attempt was made by both the Gentiles and the Jews with their rulers, to mistreat and to stone them,
Then immediately the brethren sent Paul out to go as far as the sea; and Silas and Timothy remained there.
Paul, looking intently at the Council, said, “ Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day.”
Five times I received from the Jews thirty-nine lashes.
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the false circumcision;
Be on guard against him yourself, for he vigorously opposed our teaching.
and others experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also chains and imprisonment.