21 Bible Verses about People Releasing Others
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Only keep me in mind when it goes well with you, and please do me a kindness by mentioning me to Pharaoh and get me out of this house.
“By your sword you shall live,
And your brother you shall serve;
But it shall come about when you become restless,
That you will break his yoke from your neck.”
and may God Almighty grant you compassion in the sight of the man, so that he will release to you your other brother and Benjamin. And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.”
Then he said, “Let me go, for the dawn is breaking.” But he said, “I will not let you go unless you bless me.”
“Is this not the fast which I choose,
To loosen the bonds of wickedness,
To undo the bands of the yoke,
And to let the oppressed go free
And break every yoke?
The exile will soon be set free, and will not die in the dungeon, nor will his bread be lacking.
So Pilate *said to Him, “You do not speak to me? Do You not know that I have authority to release You, and I have authority to crucify You?”
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the people any one prisoner whom they wanted.
But you have a custom that I release someone for you at the Passover; do you wish then that I release for you the King of the Jews?”
Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again,
So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?”
But the governor said to them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.”
Pilate answered them, saying, “Do you want me to release for you the King of the Jews?”
Therefore I will punish Him and release Him.”
And he said to them the third time, “Why, what evil has this man done? I have found in Him no guilt demanding death; therefore I will punish Him and release Him.”
As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out saying, “If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar.”
When he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending after the Passover to bring him out before the people.
And Agrippa said to Festus, “This man might have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar.”
And when they had examined me, they were willing to release me because there was no ground for putting me to death.
Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured, not accepting their release, so that they might obtain a better resurrection;
- Releasing (12 instances)