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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 opponent while you are on the way to court, or your opponent may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison. I tell you with certainty, you will not get out of there until you pay back the last dollar!"

Luke 12:58

For example, when you go with your opponent in front of a ruler, do your best to settle with him on the way there. Otherwise, you will be dragged in front of the judge, and the judge will hand you over to an officer, and the officer will throw you into prison.

Ezra 7:26

Whoever refuses to practice the law of your God and the law of the king is to see judgment executed quickly, whether to death, banishment, confiscation of goods, or imprisonment.

Genesis 40:3

that he locked them up in the prison dungeon operated by the captain of the guard, the very place where Joseph was imprisoned.

2 Kings 17:4

But the king of Assyria uncovered a conspiracy involving Hoshea, who had sent envoys to King So of Egypt and stopped offering tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done annually. As a result, the king of Assyria placed him under arrest and sent him to prison.

Jeremiah 52:11

He blinded Zedekiah and bound him in bronze shackles. Then the king of Babylon took him to Babylon and put him in prison until he died.

Matthew 18:30

But he refused and had him thrown into prison until he could repay the debt.

Numbers 15:33-34

The ones who found him gathering wood brought him to Moses, Aaron, and all the people. Then they confined him until it could be declared what should be done to him.

Leviticus 24:12

They placed him in custody until a decision would be made to them according to the word of the LORD.

Matthew 27:16

At that time they were holding a notorious prisoner named Barabbas.

Mark 15:7

Now there was a man in prison named Barabbas. He had been with the insurgents who had committed murder during the rebellion.

Luke 23:19

(This man had been put in prison for murder and for a revolt that had taken place in the city.)

Jeremiah 38:28

Jeremiah remained in the courtyard of the guard until the day Jerusalem was captured.

Luke 21:12

"But before all these things take place, people will arrest you and persecute you. They will hand you over to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.

Genesis 39:20-22

arrested Joseph, and locked him up in the same prison where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph remained there in prison. But the LORD was with Joseph. He extended gracious love to him, causing the prison warden to be pleased with Joseph. So the prison warden entrusted into Joseph's care all the prisoners who were confined in prison. Whatever they did, Joseph was in charge of the work detail.

Genesis 40:14-15

But keep me in mind when things go well for you. Be sure to extend kindness to me by remembering me to Pharaoh. Bring me out of this prison, because I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews. Not only that, I haven't done anything that deserves me being confined to this pit."

Genesis 42:16-17

One of you is to be sent back so he can get your brother while the rest of you remain in custody. That way, we'll test whether or not you're telling the truth. If you're not, as surely as the Pharaoh lives, you're spies!" Then Joseph locked them all together in prison for three days.

1 Kings 22:27

Give him this order: "Place him in prison on survival rations of bread and water only until I come back safely.'"

2 Chronicles 16:10

In response, Asa flew into a rage and locked up the seer in stocks in the palace prison because of what Hanani had told him. Asa also tortured some of the people of Israel at that time.

Jeremiah 32:2-3

The army of the king of Babylon was then besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was confined in the courtyard of the guard at the palace of the king of Judah where Zedekiah had confined him. Zedekiah had said, "Why did you prophesy and say these things? You said, "This is what the LORD says: "I'm about to give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will capture it.

Jeremiah 37:15

The officials were angry with Jeremiah and beat him. They put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe because they had made it into a prison.

Genesis 39:20

arrested Joseph, and locked him up in the same prison where the king's prisoners were confined. So Joseph remained there in prison.

Genesis 42:19

If you're honest men, leave one of your brothers here in custody, then the rest of you can leave and take some grain with you to alleviate the famine that's affecting your households.

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.

2 Kings 25:27-29

Later on, after King Jehoiachin of Judah had been in exile for 37 years, on the twenty-seventh day of the twelfth month, during the first year of his reign, King Evil-merodach of Babylon released King Jehoiachin of Judah from prison. He spoke kindly to him and elevated his position above the thrones of the kings with him in Babylon. Jehoiachin changed out of his prison clothes and had regular meals in the king's presence every day for the rest of his life,

2 Chronicles 18:25

Then the king of Israel ordered, "Take Micaiah and place him in the custody of Amon, the city governor. Hand him over to Joash, the king's son.

Acts 12:4

When he arrested Peter, Herod put him in prison and turned him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, planning to bring him out to the people after Passover season.

Acts 16:24

Having received these orders, he put them into the inner cell and fastened their feet in leg irons.

Job 12:14

When he tears down, nobody rebuilds; when he incarcerates, nobody escapes.

Lamentations 3:9

He impeded my way with blocks of stone, making my paths uneven.

Lamentations 3:7

He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he placed heavy chains on me.

Matthew 5:25

Come to terms quickly with your opponent while you are on the way to court, or your opponent may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison.

Exodus 12:29

And so at midnight the LORD struck down every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the livestock.

John 3:24

since John had not yet been thrown into prison.

Jeremiah 37:18

Jeremiah said, "There is," and then he said, "You will be given into the hand of the king of Babylon." Then Jeremiah asked King Zedekiah, "What offense have I committed against you, your officials, or these people that you have put me in prison?

Isaiah 14:17

who made the world like a desert, who destroyed its cities, who would not open the jails for his prisoners?'

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