25 Bible Verses About Prisoners (NIV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Prisoners (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Hebrews 13:3

3 Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.

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Psalm 69:33

33 The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people.

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Matthew 25:35-46

35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.' 37 "Then the righteous will answer him, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?' 40 "The King will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.' 41 "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. 42 For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, 43 I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.' 44 "They also will answer, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?' 45 "He will reply, 'I tell you the truth, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.' 46 "Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life."

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181

Isaiah 61:1

1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,

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143

Isaiah 42:7

7 to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness.

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Psalm 146:7

7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,

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Psalm 102:20

20 to hear the groans of the prisoners and release those condemned to death."

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Psalm 79:11

11 May the groans of the prisoners come before you; by the strength of your arm preserve those condemned to die.

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Matthew 25:36

36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.'

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Luke 4:18

18 "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed,

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Genesis 39:20-23

20 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, 21 the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden. 22 So the warden put Joseph in charge of all those held in the prison, and he was made responsible for all that was done there. 23 The warden paid no attention to anything under Joseph's care, because the LORD was with Joseph and gave him success in whatever he did.

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1 John 1:9

9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

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Acts 16:25

25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.

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Mark 6:17

17 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.

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55

Genesis 40:3

3 and put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, in the same prison where Joseph was confined.

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54

Genesis 39:20

20 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,

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54

Acts 16:24

24 Upon receiving such orders, he put them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks.

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53

Acts 12:7

7 Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him up. "Quick, get up!" he said, and the chains fell off Peter's wrists.

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51

Genesis 39:21

21 the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.

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50

1 Kings 22:27

27 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.'"

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48

Acts 12:5

5 So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.

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46

2 Corinthians 3:17

17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

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45

Genesis 39:22

22 So the warden put Joseph in charge of all those held in the prison, and he was made responsible for all that was done there.

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45

Romans 8:28

28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

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40

Acts 16:26

26 Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everybody's chains came loose.

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