New International Version
Be on your guard; you will be handed over to the local councils and be flogged in the synagogues.
King James Bible
But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;
Darby Bible Translation
But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to sanhedrims, and scourge you in their synagogues;
World English Bible
But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to councils, and in their synagogues they will scourge you.
Young's Literal Translation
And, take ye heed of men, for they will give you up to sanhedrims, and in their synagogues they will scourge you,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But beware of men - Or, be on your guard against men, των ανθρωπων These men; i.e. your countrymen; those from whom you might have reasonably expected comfort and support; and especially those in power, who will abuse that power to oppress you.
Councils - Συνεδρια, sanhedrins and synagogues. See on Matthew 5:22 (note). "By synagogues we may understand here, not the places of public worship, but assemblies where three magistrates, chosen out of the principal members of the synagogue, presided to adjust differences among the people: these had power, in certain cases, to condemn to the scourge, but not to death. See Acts 22:19; 2 Corinthians 11:24, compared with Luke 12:11." See Lightfoot.
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On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. x. 28, "Be not Afraid of them that Kill the Body. " Delivered on a Festival of Martyrs.
But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, 'Raca,' is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be in danger of the fire of hell.
On my account you will be brought before governors and kings as witnesses to them and to the Gentiles.
Therefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town.
"Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me.
"You must be on your guard. You will be handed over to the local councils and flogged in the synagogues. On account of me you will stand before governors and kings as witnesses to them.
"When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,
His speech persuaded them. They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
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