22 And they listened to him until this word, and then they raised their voices and said, i“Away with such a fellow from the earth, for jhe is not fit to live!” 23 Then, as they cried out and 3tore off their clothes and threw dust into the air, 24 the commander ordered him to be brought into the barracks, and said that he should be examined under scourging, so that he might know why they shouted so against him. 25 And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said to the centurion who stood by, k“Is it lawful for you to scourge a man who is a Roman, and uncondemned?”
He said, “Yes.”
And Paul said, “But I was born a citizen.”
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