'Prisoners' in the Bible
And Joseph's lord took him and put him into the tower-house, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the tower-house.
And the chief of the tower-house committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the tower-house; and whatever they had to do there he did.
And the Canaanite king of Arad, who dwelt in the south, heard that Israel came by the way of Atharim, and he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners.
The prisoners together are at ease; they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
For Jehovah heareth the needy, and despiseth not his prisoners.
Who executeth judgment for the oppressed, who giveth bread to the hungry. Jehovah looseth the prisoners;
They can but crouch under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, and his hand is stretched out still.
that made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; that dismissed not his prisoners homewards?
All thy rulers have fled together, they are taken prisoners without the bow: all that are found of thee are made prisoners together; they were fleeing far off.
And they shall be brought together, as an assemblage of prisoners for the pit, and shall be shut up in prison, and after many days shall they be visited.
saying to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pasture shall be on all bare hills.
To crush under foot all the prisoners of the earth,
As for thee also, by the blood of thy covenant, I will send forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.
Turn again to the stronghold, prisoners of hope! even to-day do I declare I will render double unto thee.
And at midnight Paul and Silas, in praying, were praising God with singing, and the prisoners listened to them.
And the jailor being awakened out of his sleep, and seeing the doors of the prison opened, having drawn a sword was going to kill himself, thinking the prisoners had fled.
But when it had been determined that we should sail to Italy, they delivered up Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion, by name Julius, of Augustus' company.
And the counsel of the soldiers was that they should kill the prisoners, lest any one should swim off and escape.
And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered up the prisoners to the praetorian prefect, but Paul was allowed to remain by himself with the soldier who kept him.
For ye both sympathised with prisoners and accepted with joy the plunder of your goods, knowing that ye have for yourselves a better substance, and an abiding one.
Remember prisoners, as bound with them; those that are evil-treated, as being yourselves also in the body.