On one occasion he did something for which he was sentenced to a scourging.
Our soil yet reddening with the stains,Caught from her scourging, warm and fresh!
He was an old man exhausted by a long day of excitement and by his exertions while scourging Brinnaria.
I had fallen into the net, and was not to leave it till the scourging had been given.
Thinking of his buffetings, scoffs and scourging, I could hardly keep the tears.
You were scourging yourself this night, boy; I heard the blows.
On the west we see a representation of the martyrdom of the saint, and at the east his scourging.
Vergenza, or shame, was the same as scourging, with the lashes omitted.
Our soil yet reddening with the stains Caught from her scourging, warm and fresh!
They dared not ask him more; for many were his debtors, and all feared his scourging tongue.
c.1200, "a whip, lash," from Anglo-French escorge, back-formation from Old French escorgier "to whip," from Vulgar Latin *excorrigiare, from Latin ex- "out, off" (see ex-) + corrigia "thong, shoelace," in this case "whip," probably from a Gaulish word related to Old Irish cuimrech "fetter," from PIE root *reig- "to bind" (see rig (v.)). Figurative use from late 14c. Scourge of God, title given by later generations to Attila the Hun (406-453 C.E.), is attested from late 14c., from Latin flagellum Dei.
c.1300, "to whip," from Old French escorgier and from scourge (n.). Figurative meaning "to afflict" (often for the sake of punishment or purification) is from late 14c. Related: Scourged; 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 scourged in any case (Acts 16:22-37). (See BASTINADO.) In the scourging of our Lord (Matt. 27:26; Mark 15:15) the words of prophecy (Isa. 53:5) were fulfilled.