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Gen 39:20

(NIV)
Joseph’s master took him and put him in prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined.

But while Joseph was there in the prison,
(ESV)
And Joseph’s master took him and put him into the prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined, and he was there in prison.

Gen 39:21

(NIV)
the  Lord was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favour in the eyes of the prison warder.
(ESV)
But the  Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

Gen 39:22

(NIV)
So the warder put Joseph in charge of all those held in the prison, and he was made responsible for all that was done there.
(ESV)
And the keeper of the prison put Joseph in charge of all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever was done there, he was the one who did it.

Gen 39:23

(NIV)
The warder paid no attention to anything under Joseph’s care, because the  Lord was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.

(ESV)
The keeper of the prison paid no attention to anything that was in Joseph’s charge, because the  Lord was with him. And whatever he did, the  Lord made it succeed.

Gen 40:3

(NIV)
and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.
(ESV)
and he put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the prison where Joseph was confined.

Gen 40:5

(NIV)
each of the two men – the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were being held in prison – had a dream the same night, and each dream had a meaning of its own.

(ESV)
And one night they both dreamed—the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were confined in the prisoneach his own dream, and each dream with its own interpretation.

1Kgs 22:27

(NIV)
and say, “This is what the king says: put this fellow in prison and give him nothing but bread and water until I return safely.”’

(ESV)
and say, ‘Thus says the king, “Put this fellow in prison and feed him meager rations of bread and water, until I come in peace.”’”

2Kgs 17:4

(NIV)
But the king of Assyria discovered that Hoshea was a traitor, for he had sent envoys to So king of Egypt, and he no longer paid tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore Shalmaneser seized him and put him in prison.
(ESV)
But the king of Assyria found treachery in Hoshea, for he had sent messengers to So, king of Egypt, and offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year. Therefore the king of Assyria shut him up and bound him in prison.

2Kgs 25:27

(NIV)
In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the year Awel-Marduk became king of Babylon, he released Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison. He did this on the twenty-seventh day of the twelfth month.
(ESV)
And in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he began to reign, graciously freed Jehoiachin king of Judah from prison.

2Kgs 25:29

(NIV)
So Jehoiachin put aside his prison clothes and for the rest of his life ate regularly at the king’s table.
(ESV)
So Jehoiachin put off his prison garments. And every day of his life he dined regularly at the king’s table,

1Chr 3:17

(NIV)
The descendants of Jehoiachin the captive:
Shealtiel his son,
(ESV)
and the sons of Jeconiah, the captive: Shealtiel his son,

2Chr 18:26

(NIV)
and say, “This is what the king says: put this fellow in prison and give him nothing but bread and water until I return safely.”’

(ESV)
and say, ‘Thus says the king, Put this fellow in prison and feed him with meager rations of bread and water until I return in peace.’”

Job 3:18

(NIV)
Captives also enjoy their ease;
they no longer hear the slave driver’s shout.
(ESV)
There the prisoners are at ease together;
they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.

Ps 68:6

(NIV)
God sets the lonely in families,
he leads out the prisoners with singing;
but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
(ESV)
God settles the solitary in a home;
he leads out the prisoners to prosperity,
but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Ps 69:33

(NIV)
The  Lord hears the needy
and does not despise his captive people.
(ESV)
For the  Lord hears the needy
and does not despise his own people who are prisoners.

Ps 79:11

(NIV)
May the groans of the prisoners come before you;
with your strong arm preserve those condemned to die.
(ESV)
Let the groans of the prisoners come before you;
according to your great power, preserve those doomed to die!

Ps 102:20

(NIV)
to hear the groans of the prisoners
and release those condemned to death.’
(ESV)
to hear the groans of the prisoners,
to set free those who were doomed to die,

Ps 107:10

(NIV)
Some sat in darkness, in utter darkness,
prisoners suffering in iron chains,
(ESV)
Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death,
prisoners in affliction and in irons,

Isa 10:4

(NIV)
Nothing will remain but to cringe among the captives
or fall among the slain.
Yet for all this, his anger is not turned away,
his hand is still upraised.
(ESV)
Nothing remains but to crouch among the prisoners
or fall among the slain.
For all this his anger has not turned away,
and his hand is stretched out still.

Isa 14:17

(NIV)
the man who made the world a wilderness,
who overthrew its cities
and would not let his captives go home?’
(ESV)
who made the world like a desert
and overthrew its cities,
who did not let his prisoners go home?’

Isa 24:22

(NIV)
They will be herded together
like prisoners bound in a dungeon;
they will be shut up in prison
and be punished after many days.
(ESV)
They will be gathered together
as prisoners in a pit;
they will be shut up in a prison,
and after many days they will be punished.

Isa 42:7

(NIV)
to open eyes that are blind,
to free captives from prison
and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness.
(ESV)
to open the eyes that are blind,
to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon,
from the prison those who sit in darkness.

Isa 42:22

(NIV)
But this is a people plundered and looted,
all of them trapped in pits
or hidden away in prisons.
They have become plunder,
with no one to rescue them;
they have been made loot,
with no one to say, ‘Send them back.’
(ESV)
But this is a people plundered and looted;
they are all of them trapped in holes
and hidden in prisons;
they have become plunder with none to rescue,
spoil with none to say, “Restore!”

Jer 37:4

(NIV)
Now Jeremiah was free to come and go among the people, for he had not yet been put in prison.
(ESV)
Now Jeremiah was still going in and out among the people for he had not yet been put in prison.

Jer 37:15

(NIV)
They were angry with Jeremiah and had him beaten and imprisoned in the house of Jonathan the secretary, which they had made into a prison.

(ESV)
And the officials were enraged at Jeremiah, and they beat him and imprisoned him in the house of Jonathan the secretary, for it had been made a prison.

Jer 37:18

(NIV)
Then Jeremiah said to King Zedekiah, ‘What crime have I committed against you or your attendants or this people, that you have put me in prison?
(ESV)
Jeremiah also said to King Zedekiah, “What wrong have I done to you or your servants or this people that you have put me in prison?

Jer 52:31

(NIV)
In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the year Awel-Marduk became king of Babylon, on the twenty-fifth day of the twelfth month, he released Jehoiachin king of Judah and freed him from prison.
(ESV)
And in the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the twenty-fifth day of the month, Evil-merodach king of Babylon, in the year that he began to reign, graciously freed Jehoiachin king of Judah and brought him out of prison.

Jer 52:33

(NIV)
So Jehoiachin put aside his prison clothes and for the rest of his life ate regularly at the king’s table.
(ESV)
So Jehoiachin put off his prison garments. And every day of his life he dined regularly at the king’s table,

Lam 3:34

(NIV)
To crush underfoot
all prisoners in the land,
(ESV)
To crush underfoot
all the prisoners of the earth,

Zech 9:11

(NIV)
As for you, because of the blood of my covenant with you,
I will free your prisoners from the waterless pit.
(ESV)
As for you also, because of the blood of my covenant with you,
I will set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.

Zech 9:12

(NIV)
Return to your fortress, you prisoners of hope;
even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you.
(ESV)
Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope;
today I declare that I will restore to you double.

Matt 5:25

(NIV)
‘Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still together on the way, or your adversary may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison.
(ESV)
Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are going with him to court, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in prison.

Matt 11:2

(NIV)
When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples
(ESV)
Now when John heard in prison about the deeds of the Christ, he sent word by his disciples

Matt 14:3

(NIV)
Now Herod had arrested John and bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife,
(ESV)
For Herod had seized John and bound him and put him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife

Matt 14:10

(NIV)
and had John beheaded in the prison.
(ESV)
He sent and had John beheaded in the prison,

Matt 14:25

(NIV)
Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake.
(ESV)
And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea.

Matt 18:30

(NIV)
‘But he refused. Instead, he went off and had the man thrown into prison until he could pay the debt.
(ESV)
He refused and went and put him in prison until he should pay the debt.

Matt 24:43

(NIV)
But understand this: if the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into.
(ESV)
But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.

Matt 25:36

(NIV)
I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was ill and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”

(ESV)
I was naked and you clothed me I was sick and you visited me I was in prison and you came to me.’

Matt 25:39

(NIV)
When did we see you ill or in prison and go to visit you?”

(ESV)
And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’

Matt 25:43

(NIV)
I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was ill and in prison and you did not look after me.”

(ESV)
I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’

Matt 25:44

(NIV)
‘They also will answer, “Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or ill or in prison, and did not help you?”

(ESV)
Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to you?’

Matt 27:15

(NIV)
Now it was the governor’s custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd.
(ESV)
Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted.

Matt 27:16

(NIV)
At that time they had a well-known prisoner whose name was Jesus Barabbas.
(ESV)
And they had then a notorious prisoner called Barabbas.

Mark 6:17

(NIV)
For Herod himself had given orders to have John arrested, and he had him bound and put in prison. He did this because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married.
(ESV)
For it was Herod who had sent and seized John and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, because he had married her.

Mark 6:27

(NIV)
So he immediately sent an executioner with orders to bring John’s head. The man went, beheaded John in the prison,
(ESV)
And immediately the king sent an executioner with orders to bring John’s head. He went and beheaded him in the prison

Mark 6:48

(NIV)
He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,
(ESV)
And he saw that they were making headway painfully, for the wind was against them. And about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. He meant to pass by them,

Mark 15:6

(NIV)
Now it was the custom at the festival to release a prisoner whom the people requested.
(ESV)
Now at the feast he used to release for them one prisoner for whom they asked.

Luke 2:8

(NIV)
And there were shepherds living out in the fields near by, keeping watch over their flocks at night.
(ESV)
And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

Luke 3:20

(NIV)
Herod added this to them all: he locked John up in prison.

(ESV)
added this to them all, that he locked up John in prison.

Luke 12:38

(NIV)
It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or towards daybreak.
(ESV)
If he comes in the second watch, or in the third, and finds them awake, blessed are those servants!

Luke 12:58

(NIV)
As you are going with your adversary to the magistrate, try hard to be reconciled on the way, or your adversary may drag you off to the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
(ESV)
As you go with your accuser before the magistrate, make an effort to settle with him on the way, lest he drag you to the judge, and the judge hand you over to the officer, and the officer put you in prison.

Luke 21:12

(NIV)
‘But before all this, they will seize you and persecute you. They will hand you over to synagogues and put you in prison, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name.
(ESV)
But before all this they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name’s sake.

Luke 22:33

(NIV)
But he replied, ‘Lord, I am ready to go with you to prison and to death.’

(ESV)
Peter said to him, “Lord, I am ready to go with you both to prison and to death.”

Luke 23:19

(NIV)
(Barabbas had been thrown into prison for an insurrection in the city, and for murder.)

(ESV)
a man who had been thrown into prison for an insurrection started in the city and for murder.

Luke 23:25

(NIV)
He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, the one they asked for, and surrendered Jesus to their will.

(ESV)
He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, for whom they asked but he delivered Jesus over to their will.

John 3:24

(NIV)
(This was before John was put in prison.)
(ESV)
(for John had not yet been put in prison).

Acts 5:19

(NIV)
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out.
(ESV)
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said,

Acts 5:21

(NIV)
At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told, and began to teach the people.

When the high priest and his associates arrived, they called together the Sanhedrin – the full assembly of the elders of Israel – and sent to the jail for the apostles.
(ESV)
And when they heard this, they entered the temple at daybreak and began to teach.

Now when the high priest came, and those who were with him, they called together the council, all the senate of the people of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

Acts 5:22

(NIV)
But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported,
(ESV)
But when the officers came, they did not find them in the prison, so they returned and reported,
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