scourging

scourging
Punishment by a lash of leather thongs inflicted on Paul several times (2 Cor. 11:24–5; Acts 16:22–3; 22:24). Jesus was scourged either as a warning (Luke 23:22) or as a severe punishment before crucifixion (Matt. 27:26).

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  • scourging — index correction (punishment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Scourging — Scourge Scourge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scourged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scourging}.] [From {Scourge}, n.: cf. OF. escorgier.] 1. To whip severely; to lash. [1913 Webster] Is it lawful for you to scourge a . . . Roman? Acts xxii. 25. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scourging —    (1 Kings 12:11). Variously administered. In no case were the stripes to exceed forty (Deut. 25:3; comp. 2 Cor. 11:24). In the time of the apostles, in consequence of the passing of what was called the Porcian law, no Roman citizen could be… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • scourging — skÉœrdÊ’ /skɜːdÊ’ n. whip, lash; suffering, calamity, affliction v. lash, whip, flog; chastise, punish severely …   English contemporary dictionary

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