Acts 22:24

Overview - Acts 22
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.
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Acts 22:24  (King James Version)
The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.

The chief
As the chief captain did not understand Hebrew, he was ignorant of the charge against Paul, and also of the defence which the apostle had made; but as he saw that they grew more and more outrageous, he supposed that Paul must have given them the highest provocation, and therefore, according to the barbarous and irrational practice which has existed in all countries, he determined to put him to the torture, in order to make him confess his crime.
Acts 21:31 Acts 21:32 Acts 23:10 Acts 23:27

that he should
25-29 ; Acts 16:22 Acts 16:23 Acts 16:37 John 19:1 ; Hebrews 11:35