New Living Translation
But beware! For you will be handed over to the courts and will be flogged with whips 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:17 But think not that all your innocence and all your wisdom will screen you from persecution. They will scourge you in their synagogues - In these the Jews held their courts of judicature, about both civil and ecclesiastical affairs. Matt 24:9.
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But I say, if you are even angry with someone, you are subject to judgment! If you call someone an idiot, you are in danger of being brought before the court. And if you curse someone, you are in danger of the fires of hell.
You will stand trial before governors and kings because you are my followers. But this will be your opportunity to tell the rulers and other unbelievers about me.
"Therefore, I am sending you prophets and wise men and teachers of religious law. But you will kill some by crucifixion, and you will flog others with whips in your synagogues, chasing them from city to city.
"Then you will be arrested, persecuted, and killed. You will be hated all over the world because you are my followers.
"When these things begin to happen, watch out! You will be handed over to the local councils and beaten in the synagogues. You will stand trial before governors and kings because you are my followers. But this will be your opportunity to tell them about me.
"And when you are brought to trial in the synagogues and before rulers and authorities, don't worry about how to defend yourself or what to say,
The others accepted his advice. They called in the apostles and had them flogged. Then they ordered them never again to speak in the name of Jesus, and they let them go.
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