22 The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten with rods.

Read Acts 16:22 Using Other Translations

And the multitude rose up together against them: and the magistrates rent off their clothes, and commanded to beat them.
The crowd joined in attacking them, and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods.
A mob quickly formed against Paul and Silas, and the city officials ordered them stripped and beaten with wooden rods.