Acts 23:2
Good News Translation
The High Priest Ananias ordered those who were standing close to Paul to strike him on the mouth.

Contemporary English Version
Then Ananias the high priest ordered the men standing beside Paul to hit him on the mouth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the high priest, Ananias, commanded them that stood by him to strike him on the mouth.

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And the high priest, Ananias, commanded them that stood by him to strike him on the mouth.

Ananias.

Acts 24:1 And after five days, the high priest, Ananias, came down with some ancients and one Tertullus, an orator, who went to the governor against Paul.

to smite.

1 Kings 22:24 And Sedecias, the son of Chanaana, came, and struck Micheas on the cheek, and said: Hath then the spirit of the Lord left me, and spoken to thee?

Jeremiah 20:2 And Phassur struck Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks, that were in the upper gate of Benjamin, in the house of the Lord.

Micah 5:1 Arise, and tread, O daughter of Sion: for I will make thy horn iron, and thy hoofs I will make brass: and thou shalt beat in pieces many peoples, and shalt immolate the spoils of them to the Lord, and their strength to the Lord of the whole earth.

Matthew 26:67 Then did they spit in his face and buffeted him. And others struck his face with the palms of their hands,

John 18:22 And when he had said these things, one of the servants standing by gave Jesus a blow, saying: Answerest thou the high priest so?

Context
Paul Before the Sanhedrin
1And Paul, looking upon the council, said: Men, brethren, I have conversed with all good conscience before God until this present day. 2And the high priest, Ananias, commanded them that stood by him to strike him on the mouth. 3Then Paul said to him: God shall strike thee, thou whited wall. For, sittest thou to judge me according to the law and, contrary to the law, commandest me to be struck?…
Cross References
1 Kings 22:24
And Sedecias, the son of Chanaana, came, and struck Micheas on the cheek, and said: Hath then the spirit of the Lord left me, and spoken to thee?

2 Chronicles 18:23
And Sedecias the son of Chanaana came, and struck Micheas on the cheek and said: Which way went the spirit of the Lord from me, to speak to thee?

Job 16:10
They have opened their mouths upon me, and reproaching me they have struck me on the cheek, they are filled with my pains.

John 18:22
And when he had said these things, one of the servants standing by gave Jesus a blow, saying: Answerest thou the high priest so?

John 18:23
Jesus answered him: If I have spoken evil, give testimony of the evil; but if well, why strikest thou me?

Acts 24:1
And after five days, the high priest, Ananias, came down with some ancients and one Tertullus, an orator, who went to the governor against Paul.

Additional Translations
At this, the high priest Ananias ordered those standing near Paul to strike him on the mouth.

Then the high priest Ananias commanded those standing by him to strike his mouth.

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth.

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth.

But the high priest Ananias ordered those standing by him to smite his mouth.

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth.

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him, to strike him on the mouth.

On hearing this the High Priest Ananias ordered those who were standing near Paul to strike him on the mouth.

The high priest, Ananias, commanded those who stood by him to strike him on the mouth.

and the chief priest Ananias commanded those standing by him to smite him on the mouth,
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