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What are Sergeants?
     Acts 16:35, Acts 7:38. This was a class of public officers under the Roman government. They were appointed to carry the fasces, or bundle of rods, before the supreme magistrates, and to inflict the punishment of scourging and beheading upon criminals.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'sergeants' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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