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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Scourging

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(1 Kings 12:11 ). Variously administered. In no case were the stripes to exceed forty (Deuteronomy 25:3; Compare 2 Corinthians 11:24 ). In the time of the apostles, in consequence of the passing of what was called the Porcian law, no Roman citizen could be scourged in any case (Acts 16:22-37 ). (See BASTINADO .) In the scourging of our Lord ( Matthew 27:26; Mark 15:15 ) the words of prophecy (Isaiah 53:5 ) were fulfilled.

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Scourging'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/s/scourging.html. 1897.

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