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Theasaurus: Scourging

9 Bible Verses about Scourging

Most Relevant Verses

Job 5:21

You shall be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Acts 22:24

The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the barracks, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know why they cried so against him.

Deuteronomy 25:2-3

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number. Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him more than these with many stripes, then your brother should seem degraded unto you.

Acts 22:25

And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned?

John 19:1-6

Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they struck him with their hands.read more.
Pilate therefore went forth again, and said unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that you may know that I find no fault in him. Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate said unto them, Behold the man! When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate said unto them, You take him, and crucify him: for I find no fault in him.

From Thematic Bible


Punishment » Minor offenses » Punishable by » Scourging

Proverbs 20:30

Blows of a wound cleanse away evil: as do stripes the inner depths of the heart.

Acts 22:24

The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the barracks, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know why they cried so against him.

Acts 22:29

Then immediately they departed from him who should have examined him: and the chief captain also was afraid, after he knew that he was a Roman, and because he had bound him.

Punishments » Scourging

Acts 22:24

The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the barracks, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know why they cried so against him.

Punishments » Secondary kinds of » Scourging

Deuteronomy 25:2-3

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number. Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him more than these with many stripes, then your brother should seem degraded unto you.

Scourging » Instances of » Of jesus

Matthew 20:19

And shall deliver him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify him: and the third day he shall rise again.

Scourging » Instances of » Of paul

Acts 21:32

Who immediately took soldiers and centurions, and ran down unto them: and when they saw the chief captain and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.

Acts 22:24

The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the barracks, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know why they cried so against him.

2 Corinthians 11:24-25

Of the Jews five times received I forty stripes less one. Three times was I beaten with rods, once was I stoned, three times I suffered shipwreck, a night and a day I have been in the deep;

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

Leviticus 19:20

And whosoever lies carnally with a woman, that is a slave, betrothed to a husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; there shall be punishment; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.

Deuteronomy 22:18

And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him;

Scourging » Figurative » Of the oppressions of rulers

1 Kings 12:11

And now whereas my father did lay upon you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father has chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Scourging » Instances of » Of sosthenes

Acts 18:17

Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. And Gallio cared for none of those things.

Scourging » Instances of » Of paul and silas

Acts 16:23

And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely:

Scourging » Figurative » Of the evil tongue

Job 5:21

You shall be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Scourging » Foretold by jesus as a persecution of future Christians

Scourging » Of servants could be avenged

Exodus 21:20

And if a man strikes his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he dies under his hand; he shall be surely punished.

Scourging » Fatal

Job 9:23

If the scourge slays suddenly, he will laugh at the plight of the innocent.

Scourging » Prescribed for other offenses

Deuteronomy 25:2

And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.

Scourging » 40 stripes

Deuteronomy 25:3

Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him more than these with many stripes, then your brother should seem degraded unto you.

The Nation » Punishment » Scourging

Acts 22:24

The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the barracks, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know why they cried so against him.