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Theasaurus: Imprisonments

41 Bible Verses about Imprisonments

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Matthew 5:25-26

Come to an agreement quickly with him who has a cause against you at law, while you are with him on the way, for fear that he may give you up to the judge and the judge may give you to the police and you may be put into prison. Truly I say to you, You will not come out from there till you have made payment of the very last farthing.

Luke 12:58

For if anyone has a cause at law against you, and you are going with him before the ruler, make an attempt, on the way, to come to an agreement with him, for if you do not, he may take you before the judge and the judge will give you up to the police, and they will put you in prison.

Ezra 7:26

And if anyone does not keep the law of your God and the law of the king, take care that punishment is given to him, by death or by driving him from his country or by taking away his goods or by putting him in prison.

Genesis 40:3

And he put them in prison under the care of the captain of the army, in the same prison where Joseph himself was shut up.

2 Kings 17:4

But Hoshea's broken faith became clear to the king of Assyria because he had sent representatives to So, king of Egypt, and did not send his offering to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year: so the king of Assyria had him shut up in prison and put in chains.

Jeremiah 52:11

And he put out Zedekiah's eyes; and the king of Babylon, chaining him in iron bands, took him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death.

Matthew 18:30

And he would not: but went and put him into prison till he had made payment of the debt.

Numbers 15:33-34

And those who saw him getting sticks took him before Moses and Aaron and all the people. And they had him shut up, because they had no directions about what was to be done with him.

Leviticus 24:12

And they kept him shut up, till a decision might be given by the mouth of the Lord.

Matthew 27:16

And they had then an important prisoner, whose name was Barabbas.

Mark 15:7

And there was one named Barabbas, in prison with those who had gone against the government and in the fight had taken life.

Luke 23:19

Now this man was in prison because of an attack against the government in the town, in which there had been loss of life

Jeremiah 38:28

So Jeremiah was kept in the place of the armed watchmen till the day when Jerusalem was taken.

Luke 21:12

But before all this, they will take you and be very cruel to you, giving you up to the Synagogues and to prisons, taking you before kings and rulers, because of my name.

Genesis 39:20-22

And Joseph's master took him and put him in prison, in the place where the king's prisoners were kept in chains, and he was there in the prison-house. But the Lord was with Joseph, and was good to him, and made the keeper of the prison his friend. And the keeper of the prison put all the prisoners under Joseph's control, and he was responsible for whatever was done there.

Genesis 40:14-15

But keep me in mind when things go well for you, and be good to me and say a good word for me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison: For truly I was taken by force from the land of the Hebrews; and I have done nothing for which I might be put in prison.

Genesis 42:16-17

Send one of your number to get your brother, and the rest of you will be kept in prison, so that your words may be tested to see if you are true; if not, by the life of Pharaoh, your purpose is certainly secret. So he put them in prison for three days.

1 Kings 22:27

And say, It is the king's order that this man is to be put in prison and given prison food till I come again in peace.

2 Chronicles 16:10

Then Asa was angry with the seer, and put him in prison, burning with wrath against him because of this thing. And at the same time Asa was cruel to some of the people.

Jeremiah 32:2-3

Now at that time the king of Babylon's army was round Jerusalem, shutting it in: and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the place of the armed watchmen, in the house of the king of Judah. For Zedekiah, king of Judah, had had him shut up, saying, Why have you, as a prophet, been saying, The Lord has said, See, I will give this town into the hands of the king of Babylon, and he will take it;

Jeremiah 37:15

And the rulers were angry with Jeremiah, and gave him blows 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 prison, in the place where the king's prisoners were kept in chains, and he was there in the prison-house.

Genesis 42:19

If you are true men, let one of you be kept in prison, while you go and take grain for the needs of your families;

Judges 16:21

So the Philistines took him and put out his eyes; then they took him down to Gaza, and, chaining him with bands of brass, put him to work crushing grain in the prison-house.

2 Kings 25:27-29

And in the thirty-seventh year after Jehoiachin, king of Judah, had been taken prisoner, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, Evil-merodach, king of Babylon, in the first year of his rule, took Jehoiachin, king of Judah, out of prison; And said kind words to him, and put his seat higher than the seats of the other kings who were with him in Babylon. And his prison clothing was changed, and he was a guest at the king's table every day for the rest of his life.

2 Chronicles 18:25

And the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah and send him back to Amon, the ruler of the town, and to Joash, the king's son;

Acts 12:4

And having taken him, he put him in prison, with four bands of armed men to keep watch over him; his purpose being to take him out to the people after the Passover.

Acts 16:24

And he, having such orders, put them into the inner prison with chains on their feet.

Job 12:14

Truly, there is no building up of what is pulled down by him; when a man is shut up by him, no one may let him loose.

Lamentations 3:9

He has put up a wall of cut stones about my ways, he has made my roads twisted.

Lamentations 3:7

He has put a wall round me, so that I am not able to go out; he has made great the weight of my chain.

Matthew 5:25

Come to an agreement quickly with him who has a cause against you at law, while you are with him on the way, for fear that he may give you up to the judge and the judge may give you to the police and you may be put into prison.

Exodus 12:29

And in the middle of the night the Lord sent death on every first male child in the land of Egypt, from the child of Pharaoh on his seat of power to the child of the prisoner in the prison; and the first births of all the cattle.

John 3:24

For at this time John had not been put into prison.

Jeremiah 37:18

Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, What has been my sin against you or against your servants or against this people, that you have put me in prison?

Isaiah 14:17

Who made the world a waste, overturning its towns; who did not let his prisoners loose from the prison-house.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain