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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Glossary

Scourge

Scourge

In the Hebrew Scriptures, this term usually refers to a plague, a disease, or a calamity sent from Jehovah as punishment. In the Christian Greek Scriptures, it refers to beating or flogging with a whip that had knots or barbed ends.Nu 16:49; Joh 19:1.