And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him;
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George Leo Haydock
Beat him. Hebrew, "chastise. "Septuagint may signify also, "reprimand him. "But (Haydock) Josephus says the husband was to receive 39 lashes; and Philo informs us that the woman might leave him, if she thought proper, though, if she were willing to stay, he had not the power to divorce her, ver. 19.