'Dungeon' in the Bible
that he locked them up in the prison dungeon operated by the captain of the guard, the very place where Joseph was imprisoned.
For indeed I was stolen away out of the land of the Hebrews: and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.
Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh.
And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.
You brought us into the net (the prison fortress, the dungeon); You laid a heavy burden upon our loins.
They will be gathered together like prisoners in a pit. They will be confined to a dungeon; after many days they will be punished.
in order to open blind eyes, to bring out prisoners from the dungeon, [and] those sitting in darkness from the prison house.
"The exile will soon be set free, and will not die in the dungeon, nor will his bread be lacking.
When Jeremiah was entered into the dungeon, and into the cabins, and Jeremiah had remained there many days;
Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that was in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.
Now when Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, one of the eunuchs which was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin;
My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is like to die for hunger in the place where he is: for there is no more bread in the city.
Then the king commanded Ebedmelech the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.
So Ebedmelech took the men with him, and went into the house of the king under the treasury, and took thence old cast clouts and old rotten rags, and let them down by cords into the dungeon to Jeremiah.
So they drew up Jeremiah with cords, and took him up out of the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.
If they do this, tell them, 'I was pleading with the king not to send me back to die in the dungeon of Jonathan's house.'"
They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.
They imprisoned him in a cage with hooks and brought him to the king of Babel. Then they placed him in their dungeon where his voice would no longer be heard on the mountains of Israel.
He, having received [so strict a] charge, put them into the inner prison (the dungeon) and fastened their feet in the stocks.
And he brought them out [of the dungeon] and said, Men, what is it necessary for me to do that I may be saved?
And he shouted with a mighty voice, She is fallen! Mighty Babylon is fallen! She has become a resort and dwelling place for demons, a dungeon haunted by every loathsome spirit, an abode for every filthy and detestable bird.