They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail.
But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.
and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.
When he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending after the Passover to bring him out before the people.
“But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name’s sake.
For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles—
Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.
yet for love’s sake I rather appeal to you—since I am such a person as Paul, the aged, and now also a prisoner of Christ Jesus—
I, John, your brother and fellow partaker in the tribulation and kingdom and perseverance which are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
saying, “We found the prison house locked quite securely and the guards standing at the doors; but when we had opened up, we found no one inside.”
Now when day came, there was no small disturbance among the soldiers as to what could have become of Peter.
1 Samuel 23:22
Go now, make more sure, and investigate and see his place where his haunt is, and who has seen him there; for I am told that he is very cunning.
Now he who was betraying Him gave them a sign, saying, “Whomever I kiss, He is the one; seize Him.”
and said, “Sir, we remember that when He was still alive that deceiver said, ‘After three days I am to rise again.’