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Theasaurus: Jail

40 Bible Verses about jail

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Genesis 39:20

Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound, and he was there in custody.

2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer hardship to the point of chains as a criminal. But God's word isn't chained.

Matthew 5:25

Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are with him in the way; lest perhaps the prosecutor deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.

Luke 21:12

But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you up to synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for my name's sake.

Luke 23:25

He released him who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, for whom they asked, but he delivered Jesus up to their will.

Acts 16:27

The jailer, being roused out of sleep and seeing the prison doors open, drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped.

Luke 12:58

For when you are going with your adversary before the magistrate, try diligently on the way to be released from him, lest perhaps he drag you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.

Matthew 18:30

He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due.

Psalm 142:7

Bring my soul out of prison, that I may give thanks to your name. The righteous will surround me, for you will be good to me. A Psalm by David.

Ecclesiastes 4:14

For out of prison he came forth to be king; yes, even in his kingdom he was born poor.

Matthew 11:2

Now when John heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples

Acts 16:26

Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's bonds were loosened.

Jeremiah 37:15

The princes were angry with Jeremiah, and struck him, and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe; for they had made that the prison.

Acts 12:6

The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison.

Acts 5:23

"We found the prison shut and locked, and the guards standing before the doors, but when we opened them, we found no one inside!"

Acts 16:37

But Paul said to them, "They have beaten us publicly, without a trial, men who are Romans, and have cast us into prison! Do they now release us secretly? No, most certainly, but let them come themselves and bring us out!"

Matthew 25:43

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

Acts 12:7

And behold, an angel of the Lord stood by him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side, and woke him up, saying, "Stand up quickly!" His chains fell off from his hands.

Isaiah 42:7

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

Hebrews 13:23

Know that our brother Timothy has been freed, with whom, if he comes shortly, I will see you.

Genesis 42:17

He put them all together into custody for three days.

Acts 12:4

When he had arrested him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four squads of four soldiers each to guard him, intending to bring him out to the people after the Passover.

Genesis 39:22

The keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever they did there, he was responsible for it.

Luke 3:20

added this also to them all, that he shut up John in prison.

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a robbed and plundered people. All of them are snared in holes, and they are hidden in prisons. They have become a prey, and no one delivers; and a spoil, and no one says, 'Restore them!'

Acts 8:3

But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into every house, and dragged both men and women off to prison.

Matthew 25:42

for I was hungry, and you didn't give me food to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me no drink;

Genesis 40:14

But remember me when it will be well with you, and please show kindness to me, and make mention of me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house.

Matthew 4:12

Now when Jesus heard that John was delivered up, he withdrew into Galilee.

John 3:24

For John was not yet thrown into prison.

Acts 5:22

But the officers who came didn't find them in the prison. They returned and reported,