Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely:
They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail.
But Saul was trying to destroy the church; entering one house after another, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison.
and requested letters from him to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any who belonged to the Way, either men or women, he could bring them as prisoners to Jerusalem.
When he had seized him, he put him in prison, handing him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him. Herod planned to bring him out for public trial after the Passover.
But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you, handing you over to the synagogues and prisons. You will be brought before kings and governors because of my name.
For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles --
I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I suffer hardship to the point of imprisonment as a criminal, but God's message is not imprisoned!
I would rather appeal to you on the basis of love -- I, Paul, an old man and even now a prisoner for the sake of Christ Jesus --
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.
Do not be afraid of the things you are about to suffer. The devil is about to have some of you thrown into prison so you may be tested, and you will experience suffering for ten days. Remain faithful even to the point of death, and I will give you the crown that is life itself.
"We found the jail locked securely and the guards standing at the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside."
At daybreak there was great consternation among the soldiers over what had become of Peter.
1 Samuel 23:22
Go and make further arrangements. Determine precisely where he is and who has seen him there, for I am told that he is extremely cunning.
(Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, "The one I kiss is the man. Arrest him!")
and said, "Sir, we remember that while that deceiver was still alive he said, 'After three days I will rise again.'