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13 Bible Verses about Captivity, Metaphorically

Most Relevant Verses

Isaiah 42:6-7

“I, Yahweh, have called You
for a righteous purpose,
and I will hold You by Your hand.
I will keep You and appoint You
to be a covenant for the people
and a light to the nations, in order to open blind eyes,
to bring out prisoners from the dungeon,
and those sitting in darkness from the prison house.

Galatians 2:4-5

This issue arose because of false brothers smuggled in, who came in secretly to spy on the freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, in order to enslave us. But we did not give up and submit to these people for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel would be preserved for you.

Ephesians 4:8

For it says:When He ascendedon high,
He took prisoners into captivity;
He gave gifts to people.

Psalm 68:18

You ascended to the heights, taking away captives;
You received gifts from people,
even from the rebellious,
so that the Lord God might live there.

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