Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners.
Lord, you have heard the request of the oppressed; you make them feel secure because you listen to their prayer.
This oppressed man cried out and the Lord heard; he saved him from all his troubles.
For he will rescue the needy when they cry out for help, and the oppressed who have no defender.
when he responds to the prayer of the destitute, and does not reject their request.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed,
They sat in utter darkness, bound in painful iron chains,
vindicates the oppressed, and gives food to the hungry. The Lord releases the imprisoned.
Moreover, as for you, because of our covenant relationship secured with blood, I will release your prisoners from the waterless pit.
They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail.
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.
For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles --
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.