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Acts 22:21-30

NIV 21 "Then the Lord said to me, 'Go; I will send you far away to the Gentiles.' " NIV 21 "Then the Lord said to me, 'Go; I will send you far away to the Gentiles.' " NIV 22 The crowd listened to Paul until he said this. Then they raised their voices and shouted, "Rid the earth of him! He's not fit to live!" NIV 22 The crowd listened to Paul until he said this. Then they raised their voices and shouted, "Rid the earth of him! He's not fit to live!" NIV 23 As they were shouting and throwing off their cloaks and flinging dust into the air, NIV 23 As they were shouting and throwing off their cloaks and flinging dust into the air, NIV 24 the commander ordered Paul to be taken into the barracks. He directed that he be flogged and questioned in order to find out why the people were shouting at him like this. NIV 24 the commander ordered Paul to be taken into the barracks. He directed that he be flogged and questioned in order to find out why the people were shouting at him like this. NIV 25 As they stretched him out to flog him, Paul said to the centurion standing there, "Is it legal for you to flog a Roman citizen who hasn't even been found guilty?" NIV 25 As they stretched him out to flog him, Paul said to the centurion standing there, "Is it legal for you to flog a Roman citizen who hasn't even been found guilty?" NIV 26 When the centurion heard this, he went to the commander and reported it. "What are you going to do?" he asked. "This man is a Roman citizen." NIV 26 When the centurion heard this, he went to the commander and reported it. "What are you going to do?" he asked. "This man is a Roman citizen." NIV 27 The commander went to Paul and asked, "Tell me, are you a Roman citizen?" "Yes, I am," he answered. NIV 27 The commander went to Paul and asked, "Tell me, are you a Roman citizen?" "Yes, I am," he answered. NIV 28 Then the commander said, "I had to pay a big price for my citizenship." "But I was born a citizen," Paul replied. NIV 28 Then the commander said, "I had to pay a big price for my citizenship." "But I was born a citizen," Paul replied. NIV 29 Those who were about to question him withdrew immediately. The commander himself was alarmed when he realized that he had put Paul, a Roman citizen, in chains. NIV 29 Those who were about to question him withdrew immediately. The commander himself was alarmed when he realized that he had put Paul, a Roman citizen, in chains. NIV 30 The next day, since the commander wanted to find out exactly why Paul was being accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin to assemble. Then he brought Paul and had him stand before them. NIV 30 The next day, since the commander wanted to find out exactly why Paul was being accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin to assemble. Then he brought Paul and had him stand before them.