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Theasaurus: Jail

40 Bible Verses about jail

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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.

2 Timothy 2:9

Because of it I am experiencing trouble, even to the point of being chained like a criminal. However, God's word is not chained.

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.

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.

Luke 23:25

So he released the man who had been put in prison for revolt and murder the man whose release they continued to demand but he let them have their way with Jesus.

Acts 16:27

When the jailer woke up and saw the prison doors wide open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, since he thought the prisoners had escaped.

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.

Matthew 18:30

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

Psalm 142:7

Break me out of this prison, so I can give thanks to your name. The righteous will surround me, for you will deal generously with me. A Davidic Song

Ecclesiastes 4:14

The former can come out of prison to reign, while the latter, even if born to kingship, may become poor.

Matthew 11:2

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

Acts 16:26

Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened.

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.

Acts 12:6

That very night, before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, and guards in front of the door were watching the prisoners.

Acts 5:23

"We found the prison securely locked and the guards standing at the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside."

Acts 16:37

But Paul told the guards, "The magistrates have had us beaten publicly without a trial and have thrown us into jail, even though we are Roman citizens. Now are they going to throw us out secretly? Certainly not! Have them come and escort us out."

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'

Acts 12:7

Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He tapped Peter on his side, woke him up, and said, "Get up quickly!" His chains fell from his wrists.

Isaiah 42:7

to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.

Hebrews 13:23

You should know that our brother Timothy has been set free. If he comes soon, he will be with me when I see you.

Genesis 42:17

Then Joseph locked them all together in prison for three days.

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.

Genesis 39:22

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.

Luke 3:20

Added to all this, Herod locked John up in prison.

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people who have been robbed and plundered, all of them trapped in pits or hidden away in prisons. They have become prey, with no one to rescue them; they have been made loot, with no one to say, "Send them back!'

Acts 8:3

But Saul kept trying to destroy the church. Going into one house after another, he began dragging off men and women and throwing them in prison.

Matthew 25:42

Here's why: I was hungry, and you gave me nothing to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me nothing to drink.

Genesis 40:14

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,

Matthew 4:12

Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he went back to Galilee.

John 3:24

since John had not yet been thrown into prison.

Acts 5:22

When the Temple police got there, they did not find them in the prison. They came back and reported,

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