'Legal' in the Bible
So Pilate told them, “Take Him yourselves and judge Him according to your law.”“It’s not legal for us to put anyone to death,” the Jews declared.
and are promoting customs that are not legal for us as Romans to adopt or practice.”
But if you want something else, it must be decided in a legal assembly.
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?”