But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues;
Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:
And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on thee:
And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto strange cities.
These words spake his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man did confess that he was Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue.
They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.