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Theasaurus: Scourging

9 Bible Verses about Scourging

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Acts 22:24

the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, directing that he be examined with the scourge, so he could discover the reason they were shouting against him like this.

Deuteronomy 25:2-3

If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate for his crime. He may be flogged with 40 lashes, but no more. Otherwise, if he is flogged with more lashes than these, your brother will be degraded in your sight.

Acts 22:25

As they stretched him out for the lash, Paul said to the centurion standing by, “Is it legal for you to scourge a man who is a Roman citizen and is uncondemned?”

John 19:1-6

Then Pilate took Jesus and had Him flogged. The soldiers also twisted together a crown of thorns, put it on His head, and threw a purple robe around Him. And they repeatedly came up to Him and said, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and were slapping His face.read more.
Pilate went outside again and said to them, “Look, I’m bringing Him outside to you to let you know I find no grounds for charging Him.” Then Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!” When the chief priests and the temple police saw Him, they shouted, “Crucify! Crucify!”Pilate responded, “Take Him and crucify Him yourselves, for I find no grounds for charging Him.”

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Punishment » Minor offenses » Punishable by » Scourging

Proverbs 20:30

Lashes and wounds purge away evil,
and beatings cleanse the innermost parts.

Acts 22:24

the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, directing that he be examined with the scourge, so he could discover the reason they were shouting against him like this.

Acts 22:29

Therefore, those who were about to examine him withdrew from him at once. The commander too was alarmed when he realized Paul was a Roman citizen and he had bound him.

Punishments » Scourging

Acts 22:24

the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, directing that he be examined with the scourge, so he could discover the reason they were shouting against him like this.

Punishments » Secondary kinds of » Scourging

Deuteronomy 25:2-3

If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number [of lashes] appropriate for his crime. He may be flogged with 40 lashes, but no more. Otherwise, if he is flogged with more lashes than these, your brother will be degraded in your sight.

Scourging » Instances of » Of jesus

Matthew 20:19

Then they will hand Him over to the Gentiles to be mocked, flogged, and crucified, and He will be resurrected on the third day.”

Scourging » Instances of » Of paul

Acts 21:32

Taking along soldiers and centurions, he immediately ran down to them. Seeing the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.

Acts 22:24

the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, directing that he be examined with the scourge, so he could discover the reason they were shouting against him like this.

2 Corinthians 11:24-25

Five times I received from the Jews 40 lashes minus one. Three times I was beaten with rods. Once I was stoned. Three times I was shipwrecked. I have spent a night and a day in the depths of the sea.

Scourging » Prescribed in the mosaic law for committing the sin of fornication

Leviticus 19:20

“If a man has sexual intercourse with a woman who is a slave designated for another man, but she has not been redeemed or given her freedom, there must be punishment. They are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.

Deuteronomy 22:18

Then the elders of that city will take the man and punish him.

Scourging » Figurative » Of the oppressions of rulers

1 Kings 12:11

Although my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with barbed whips.’”

Scourging » Instances of » Of sosthenes

Acts 18:17

Then they all seized Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and beat him in front of the judge’s bench. But none of these things concerned Gallio.

Scourging » Instances of » Of paul and silas

Acts 16:23

After they had inflicted many blows on them, they threw them in jail, ordering the jailer to keep them securely guarded.

Scourging » Figurative » Of the evil tongue

Scourging » Foretold by jesus as a persecution of future Christians

Scourging » Of servants could be avenged

Exodus 21:20

“When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod, and the slave dies under his abuse, the owner must be punished.

Scourging » Fatal

Job 9:23

When disaster brings sudden death,
He mocks the despair of the innocent.

Scourging » Prescribed for other offenses

Deuteronomy 25:2

If the guilty party deserves to be flogged, the judge will make him lie down and be flogged in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate for his crime.

Scourging » 40 stripes

Deuteronomy 25:3

He may be flogged with 40 lashes, but no more. Otherwise, if he is flogged with more lashes than these, your brother will be degraded in your sight.

The Nation » Punishment » Scourging

Acts 22:24

the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, directing that he be examined with the scourge, so he could discover the reason they were shouting against him like this.

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