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Theasaurus: Imprisonments

41 Bible Verses about Imprisonments

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Matthew 5:25-26

{Settle the case quickly with your accuser} while you are with him on the way, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison. Truly I say to you, you will never come out of there until you have paid back the last penny!

Luke 12:58

For as you are going with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to come to a settlement with him on the way, so that he will not drag you to the judge, and the judge will hand you over to the bailiff, and the bailiff will throw you into prison.

Ezra 7:26

All who do not obey the law of your God and the law of the king, let judgment be executed on him with diligence, whether for death or for banishment or for confiscation of goods and for imprisonment."

Genesis 40:3

And he put them in custody in the house of the chief of the guard, into 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 he did not offer tribute to the king of Assyria as [he had] year after year; so the king of Assyria arrested him, and confined him [in] a house of imprisonment.

Jeremiah 52:11

Then he made blind the eyes of Zedekiah, and they tied him up with bronze fetters, and the king of Babylon brought him [to] Babylon. And he put him in {prison} until the day of his death.

Matthew 18:30

But he did not want to, but rather he went [and] threw him into prison until he would repay what was owed.

Numbers 15:33-34

The ones who found him gathering wood brought him to Moses, Aaron, and to all the community. And they put him under watch because it was not made clear what should be done to him.

Leviticus 24:12

Then they put him in custody {so that} [the matter] might be made clear to them in accordance with the mouth of Yahweh.

Matthew 27:16

And at that time they had a notorious prisoner named Jesus Barabbas.

Mark 15:7

And the one named Barabbas was imprisoned with the rebels who had committed murder in the rebellion.

Luke 23:19

(who had been thrown in prison because of a certain insurrection that had taken place in the city, and [for] murder)

Jeremiah 38:28

And Jeremiah stayed in the courtyard of the guard until [the] day that Jerusalem was captured. And it happened that Jerusalem was captured.

Luke 21:12

"But before all these [things], they will lay their hands on you and will persecute [you], handing [you] over to the synagogues and prisons. You will be brought before kings and governors because of my name.

Genesis 39:20-22

And Joseph's master took him and put him into prison, the place that the king's prisoners were confined. And he was there in prison. And Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed loyal love to him, and gave him favor in the eyes of the chief of the prison. And the chief of the prison put all the prisoners that [were] in the prison into the hand of Joseph. And everything that was done there, he [was] the one who did [it].

Genesis 40:14-15

But remember me when it goes well with you, and please may you show kindness with respect to me, and mention me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house. For I was surely kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews, and here also I have done nothing that they should put me in this pit."

Genesis 42:16-17

Send one of you, and let him bring your brother, but you will be kept in prison so that your words might be tested [to see] if [there is] truth with you. And if not, by the life of Pharaoh surely you [are] spies." Then he gathered them into the prison for three days.

1 Kings 22:27

and say, 'Thus says the king: "Put this [fellow in] the house of imprisonment and feed him reduced rations of food and water until I come in peace." '"

2 Chronicles 16:10

Then Asa was angry with the seer and put him in {the prison}, for he was enraged with him concerning this. And Asa oppressed some of the people at that time.

Jeremiah 32:2-3

Now at that time the army of the king of Babylon [was] laying siege to Jerusalem and Jeremiah the prophet was confined in the courtyard of the guard that [was in] the palace of the king of Judah, where Zedekiah, the king of Judah, had confined him, {saying}, "Why [are] you prophesying, {saying}, 'Thus says Yahweh, "Look, I [am] going to give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he will capture it,

Jeremiah 37:15

And the officials were angry at Jeremiah and they struck him. And they put him [in] {prison}, [in] the house of Jonathan the secretary, for they had converted it to the {prison}.

Genesis 39:20

And Joseph's master took him and put him into prison, the place that the king's prisoners were confined. And he was there in prison.

Genesis 42:19

If you [are] honest, let one of your brothers be kept in prison {where you are now being kept}, but [the rest of] you go, carry grain for the famine for your households.

Judges 16:21

And [the] Philistines seized him, gouged his eyes, and brought him to Gaza. They tied him up with bronze shackles, and he became a grinder {in the prison}.

2 Kings 25:27-29

It happened in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month on the twenty-seventh of the month, lifted Evil-Merodach king of Babylon in the year that he became king, the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah from the house of imprisonment. He spoke {kindly} to him, and he gave him a better seat than the seat of the kings who [were] with him in Babylon. So he changed the clothes of his imprisonment, and he ate food continually in his presence all the days of his life.

2 Chronicles 18:25

Then the king of Israel said, "Take Micaiah and return him to Amon the commander of the city and to Jehoash the son of the king,

Acts 12:4

[After he] had arrested {him}, he also put [him] in prison, handing [him] over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending to bring him {out for public trial} after the Passover.

Acts 16:24

Having received such an order, {he} put them in the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.

Job 12:14

If he tears down, then it will not be rebuilt; if he shuts a man in, then he cannot be freed.

Lamentations 3:9

He has blocked my ways with dressed stones; he has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:7

He has built a wall around me, I cannot go out; he has made my bronze fetters heavy.

Matthew 5:25

{Settle the case quickly with your accuser} while you are with him on the way, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

Exodus 12:29

{And} in the middle of the night, Yahweh struck all of the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh sitting on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who [was] in the prison house and every firstborn of an animal.

John 3:24

(For John had not yet been thrown into prison.)

Jeremiah 37:18

Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, "What did I do wrong to you, or to your servants, or to this people, that you have put me in {prison}?

Isaiah 14:17

who made [the] world like the desert and destroyed its cities, [who] would not let his prisoners go home?'