“But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;”
King James Version (KJV)
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|.
Mt 10:17 Beware of men. The wolves. To the councils. To the local courts to be tried for heresy and other offenses. They will scourge you. This punishment was inflicted on offenders in the synagogues. See Ac 22:19 26:11. The Talmud states that scourging was inflicted by the officers of the synagogue. In their synagogues. The Jewish assemblages corresponding to modern churches.