|Overview - Acts 22|
|1||Paul declares at large how he was converted to the faith,|
|17||and called to his apostleship.|
|22||At the very mentioning of the Gentiles the people exclaim on him.|
|24||He would have been scourged;|
|25||but claiming the privilege of a Roman, he escapes.|
Acts 22:25 (King James Version)
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?
- the centurion
- 10:1 23:17 Acts 27:1 Acts 27:3 Acts 27:43 Matthew 8:8 ; 27:54
- Is it
- By the Roman law, no magistrate was allowed to punish a Roman citizen capitally, or by inflicting stripes, or even binding him; and the single expression, I am a Roman citizen, arrested their severest decrees, and obtained, if not an escape, at least a delay of his punishment.
- Acts 22:27 Acts 22:28 ; 16:37 25:16