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Theasaurus: Imprisonments

41 Bible Verses about Imprisonments

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Matthew 5:25-26

Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the way traveling with him, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison. Truly I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the last fraction of a penny.

Luke 12:58

Then as you go with your accuser before a magistrate, on the way make a diligent effort to settle and be quit (free) of him, lest he drag you to the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer put you in prison.

Acts 20:23

Except that the Holy Spirit clearly and emphatically affirms to me in city after city that imprisonment and suffering await me.

Ezra 7:26

And whoever will not do the law of your God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed upon him exactly and speedily, whether it be unto death or banishment or confiscation of goods or imprisonment.

Genesis 40:3

He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison where Joseph was confined.

2 Kings 17:4

But the king of Assyria found treachery in Hoshea, for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt and offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year; therefore the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.

Jeremiah 52:11

Then he put out the eyes of Zedekiah; and the king of Babylon bound him with shackles and carried him to Babylon and put him in prison [mill] till the day of his death.

Matthew 18:30

But he was unwilling, and he went out and had him put in prison till he should pay the debt.

Numbers 15:33-34

Those who found him gathering sticks brought him to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation. They put him in custody, because it was not certain or clear what should be done to him.

Leviticus 24:12

And they put him in custody until the will of the Lord might be declared to them.

Matthew 27:16

And at that time they had a notorious prisoner whose name was Barabbas.

Mark 15:7

And among the rioters in the prison who had committed murder in the insurrection there was a man named Barabbas.

Luke 23:19

He was a man who had been thrown into prison for raising a riot in the city, and for murder.

Jeremiah 38:28

So Jeremiah remained in the court of the guard until the day that Jerusalem was taken [by the Chaldeans].

Luke 21:12

But previous to all this, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, turning you over to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be led away before kings and governors for My name's sake.

Genesis 39:20-22

And Joseph's master took him and put him in the prison, a place where the state prisoners were confined; so he was there in the prison. But the Lord was with Joseph, and showed him mercy and loving-kindness and gave him favor in the sight of the warden of the prison. And the warden of the prison committed to Joseph's care all the prisoners who were in the prison; and whatsoever was done there, he was in charge of it.

Genesis 40:14-15

But think of me when it shall be well with you and show kindness, I beg of you, to me, and mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this house. For truly I was carried away from the land of the Hebrews by unlawful force, and here too I have done nothing for which they should put me into the dungeon.

Genesis 42:16-17

Send one of you and let him bring your brother, and you will be kept in prison, that your words may be proved whether there is any truth in you; or else by the life of Pharaoh you certainly are spies. Then he put them all in custody for three days.

1 Kings 22:27

And say, The king says, Put this fellow in prison and feed him with bread and water of affliction until I come in peace.

2 Chronicles 16:10

Then Asa was angry with the seer and put him in prison [in the stocks], for he was enraged with him because of this. Asa oppressed some of the people at the same time.

Jeremiah 32:2-3

For the king of Babylon's army was then 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. For Zedekiah king of Judah had locked him up, saying, Why do you prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord: Behold, I am giving this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it;

Jeremiah 37:15

Therefore the princes were enraged with Jeremiah and beat him and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe -- "for they had made that the prison.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him in the prison, a place where the state prisoners were confined; so he was there in the prison.

Genesis 42:19

If you are true men, let one of your brothers be bound in your prison, but [the rest of] you go and carry grain for those weakened with hunger in your households.

Judges 16:21

But the Philistines laid hold of him, bored out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza and bound him with [two] bronze fetters; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

2 Kings 25:27-29

And in the thirty-seventh year of the captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah, on the twenty-seventh day of the twelfth month, Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he began to reign, showed favor to Jehoiachin king of Judah and released him from prison; He spoke kindly to him and ranked him above the kings with him in Babylon. Jehoiachin put off his prison garments, and he dined regularly at the king's table the remainder of his life.

2 Chronicles 18:25

Then King [Ahab] of Israel said, Take Micaiah back to Amon the governor of the city and to Joash the king's son,

Acts 12:4

And when he had seized [Peter], he put him in prison and delivered him to four squads of soldiers of four each to guard him, purposing after the Passover to bring him forth to the people.

Acts 16:24

He, having received [so strict a] charge, put them into the inner prison (the dungeon) and fastened their feet in the stocks.

Job 12:14

Behold, He tears down, and it cannot be built again; He shuts a man in, and none can open.

Lamentations 3:9

He has enclosed my ways with hewn stone; He has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:7

He walled me in so that I cannot get out; He has weighted down my chain.

Matthew 5:25

Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the way traveling with him, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison.

Exodus 12:29

At midnight the Lord slew every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the livestock.

John 3:24

For John had not yet been thrown into prison.

Jeremiah 37:18

Moreover, Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, In what have I sinned against you or against your servants or against this people, that you have put me in prison?

Isaiah 14:17

Who made the world like a wilderness and overthrew its cities, who would not permit his prisoners to return home?