Give diligence to be quit of him (do ergasian aphllacqai ap autou). Second aorist active imperative do from didwmi. Aphllacqai, perfect passive infinitive of apallassw an old verb common, but only twice in the N.T. (here and Acts 19:12 ). Used here in a legal sense and the tense emphasizes a state of completion, to be rid of him for good. Hale thee (katasurh). Drag down forcibly, old verb, only here in the N.T. To the officer (twi praktori). The doer, the proctor, the exactor of fines, the executor of punishment. Old word, only here in the N.T.