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Theasaurus: Jail

40 Bible Verses about jail

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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.

2 Timothy 2:9

For that [Gospel] I am suffering affliction and even wearing chains like a criminal. But the Word of God is not chained or imprisoned!

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.

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.

Luke 23:25

So he released the man who had been thrown into prison for riot and murder, for whom they continued to ask, but Jesus he delivered up to be done with as they willed.

Acts 16:27

When the jailer, startled out of his sleep, saw that the prison doors were open, he drew his sword and was on the point of killing himself, because he supposed that the prisoners had escaped.

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.

Matthew 18:30

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

Psalm 142:7

Bring my life out of prison, that I may confess, praise, and give thanks to Your name; the righteous will surround me and crown themselves because of me, for You will deal bountifully with me.

Ecclesiastes 4:14

Even though [the youth] comes out of prison to reign, while the other, born a king, becomes needy.

Matthew 11:2

Now when John in prison heard about the activities of Christ, he sent a message by his disciples

Acts 16:26

Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the very foundations of the prison were shaken; and at once all the doors were opened and everyone's shackles were unfastened.

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.

Acts 12:6

The very night before Herod was about to bring him forth, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, fastened with two chains, and sentries before the door were guarding the prison.

Acts 5:23

We found the prison quite safely locked up and the guards were on duty outside the doors, but when we opened [it], we found no one on the inside.

Acts 16:37

But Paul answered them, They have beaten us openly and publicly, without a trial and uncondemned, men who are Roman citizens, and have thrown us into prison; and do they now thrust us out secretly? No, indeed! Let them come here themselves and conduct us out!

Acts 20:23

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

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger and you did not welcome Me and entertain Me, I was naked and you did not clothe Me, I was sick and in prison and you did not visit Me with help and ministering care.

Acts 12:7

And suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared [standing beside him], and a light shone in the place where he was. And the angel gently smote Peter on the side and awakened him, saying, Get up quickly! And the chains fell off his hands.

Isaiah 42:7

To open the eyes of the blind, to bring out prisoners from the dungeon, and those who sit in darkness from the prison.

Hebrews 13:23

Notice that our brother Timothy has been released [from prison]. If he comes here soon, I will see you along with him.

Genesis 42:17

Then he put them all in custody for three days.

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.

Genesis 39:22

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.

Luke 3:20

Added this to them all -- "that he shut up John in prison.

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people robbed and plundered; they are all of them snared in holes and hidden in houses of bondage. They have become a prey, with no one to deliver them, a spoil, with no one to say, Restore them! [This shows the condition that will ensue as Israel's punishment for not recognizing the Servant of the Lord and the day of His visit among them.] [Luke19:41-44.]

Acts 8:3

But Saul shamefully treated and laid waste the church continuously [with cruelty and violence]; and entering house after house, he dragged out men and women and committed them to prison.

Matthew 25:42

For I was hungry and you gave Me no food, I was thirsty and you gave Me nothing to drink,

Genesis 40:14

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.

Matthew 4:12

Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested and put in prison, He withdrew into Galilee.

John 3:24

For John had not yet been thrown into prison.

Acts 5:22

But when the attendants arrived there, they failed to find them in the jail; so they came back and reported,