35 And when it was day, the magistrates sent the 5officers, saying, “Let those men go.”
37 But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us openly, uncondemned cRomans, and have thrown us into prison. And now do they put us out secretly? No indeed! Let them come themselves and get us out.”
38 And the officers told these words to the magistrates, and they were afraid when they heard that they were Romans. 39 Then they came and pleaded with them and brought them out, and dasked them to depart from the city. 40 So they went out of the prison eand entered the house of Lydia; and when they had seen the brethren, they encouraged them and departed.
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