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Exodus 6:6

Therefore, tell the Israelis, "I am the LORD. I'll bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I'll deliver you from their bondage. I'll redeem you with an outstretched arm and with great acts of judgment.

2 Samuel 12:31

brought back the people who had lived in it, placing them under conscripted labor with saws, iron picks, and axes. He did this to every Ammonite city, and then David and his entire army returned to Jerusalem.

Judges 16:21

Then the Philistines grabbed him, gouged out his eyes, brought him down to Gaza, tied him up in bronze chains, and made him grind grain in their prison.

Judges 1:6

Adoni-bezek ran off, but they pursued him, caught him, and amputated his thumbs and big toes.

Lamentations 5:11-13

They have raped women in Zion, young women in the towns of Judah. Princes they have hung by their hands; elders they have disrespected. Our young men must grind grain with a millstone; our youths stumble under the weight of wood.

1 Samuel 15:32-33

Then Samuel said, "Bring Agag king of Amalek to me." Agag came to him in fetters, saying to himself, "Surely the bitterness of death is past." Samuel said, "Just as your sword has made women childless, so your mother will be childless among women." Then Samuel cut Agag into pieces in the LORD's presence in Gilgal.

2 Timothy 3:6

For some of these men go into homes and deceive foolish women who are burdened with sins and swayed by all kinds of desires.

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23;61;1

"The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed and to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners;

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