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Matthew 10:17

10:17 Beware 1  of people, because they will hand you over to councils 2  and flog 3  you in their synagogues. 4 

Matthew 10:21


10:21 “Brother 5  will hand over brother to death, and a father his child. Children will rise against 6  parents and have them put to death.

Matthew 10:34-35

Not Peace, but a Sword

10:34 “Do not think that I have come to bring 7  peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace but a sword. 10:35 For I have come to set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law,

1 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.

2 sn Councils in this context refers to local judicial bodies attached to the Jewish synagogue. This group would be responsible for meting out justice and discipline within the Jewish community.

3 tn BDAG 620 s.v. μαστιγόω 1.a states, “of flogging as a punishment decreed by the synagogue (Dt 25:2f; s. the Mishna Tractate Sanhedrin-Makkoth, edited w. notes by SKrauss ’33) w. acc. of pers. Mt 10:17; 23:34.”

4 sn See the note on synagogues in 4:23.

5 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.

6 tn Or “will rebel against.”

7 tn Grk “cast.” For βάλλω (ballw) in the sense of causing a state or condition, see L&N 13.14.

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