Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Pashhur had Jeremiah the prophet
beaten and put him in the stocks that were at the upper Benjamin Gate, which was by the house of the Lord.
Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the
court of the guard, which was in the house of the king of Judah,
Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah the second time, while he was still
confined in the court of the guard, saying,
Then the officials were
angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison.
Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the
cistern of Malchijah the king’s son, which was in the court of the guardhouse; and they let Jeremiah down with ropes. Now in the cistern there was no water but only mud, and Jeremiah sank into the mud.
But now, behold, I am
freeing you today from the chains which are on your hands. If you would prefer to come with me to Babylon, come along, and I will look after you; but if you would prefer not to come with me to Babylon, never mind. Look, the whole land is before you; go wherever it seems good and right for you to go.”
2 Corinthians 11:23
servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.
For this reason I, Paul,
the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles—
for which I am an
ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
2 Timothy 2:9
for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.
experienced mockings and scourgings, yes, also chains and imprisonment.