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10 Bible Verses about Captives

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Exodus 6:6

“Therefore tell the Israelites: I am Yahweh, and I will deliver you from the forced labor of the Egyptians and free you from slavery to them. I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and great acts of judgment.

2 Samuel 12:31

He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.

Judges 16:21

The Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes. They brought him down to Gaza and bound him with bronze shackles, and he was forced to grind grain in the prison.

Judges 1:6

When Adoni-bezek fled, they pursued him, seized him, and cut off his thumbs and big toes.

Lamentations 5:11-13

Women are raped in Zion,
girls in the cities of Judah. Princes are hung up by their hands;
elders are shown no respect. Young men labor at millstones;
boys stumble under loads of wood.

1 Samuel 15:32-33

Samuel said, “Bring me Agag king of Amalek.”Agag came to him trembling, for he thought, “Certainly the bitterness of death has come.” Samuel declared:As your sword has made women childless,
so your mother will be childless among women.Then he hacked Agag to pieces before the Lord at Gilgal.

2 Timothy 3:6

For among them are those who worm their way into households and capture idle women burdened down with sins, led along by a variety of passions,

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