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22 And the crowd rose up together against them. And the magistrates, having torn-off their[a] garments, were giving-orders to beat them with rods[b]. 23 And having laid many blows on them, they threw them into prison, having commanded the jailer to keep them securely— 24 who, having received such a command, threw them into the inner prison and secured their feet to the wood[c].

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 16:22 That is, those of Paul and Silas.
  2. Acts 16:22 This was a Roman method of punishment, carried out by the officers in v 35.
  3. Acts 16:24 That is, the beam, log, or post, with chains. Or, in the stocks.

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