Acts 23:2
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English Standard Version
And the high priest Ananias commanded those who stood by him to strike him on the mouth.

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

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him, to strike him on the mouth.

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

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Vincent's Word Studies

Ananias

He is described as a revengeful and rapacious tyrant. We are told that he reduced the inferior priests almost to starvation by defrauding them of their tithes, and sent his creatures to the threshing-floors with bludgeons to seize the tithes by force.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Ananias.

Acts 24:1 And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus...

to smite.

1 Kings 22:24 But Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah went near, and smote Micaiah on the cheek, and said...

Jeremiah 20:2 Then Pashur smote Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks that were in the high gate of Benjamin...

Micah 5:1 Now gather yourself in troops, O daughter of troops: he has laid siege against us...

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

John 18:22 And when he had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying...

Cross References
1 Kings 22:24
Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah came near and struck Micaiah on the cheek and said, "How did the Spirit of the LORD go from me to speak to you?"

2 Chronicles 18:23
Then Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah came near and struck Micaiah on the cheek and said, "Which way did the Spirit of the LORD go from me to speak to you?"

Job 16:10
Men have gaped at me with their mouth; they have struck me insolently on the cheek; they mass themselves together against me.

John 18:22
When he had said these things, one of the officers standing by struck Jesus with his hand, saying, "Is that how you answer the high priest?"

John 18:23
Jesus answered him, "If what I said is wrong, bear witness about the wrong; but if what I said is right, why do you strike me?"

Acts 24:1
And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul.

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