Jail
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.

2. (v. t.) To imprison.

Greek
4887. sundeo -- to bind together
... prisoners in chains. Cognate: 4887 -- properly, to bind (closely) together,
like prisoners are in jail. See 4886 (). Word Origin ...
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3612. oikema -- a dwelling
... Word Origin from oikeo Definition a dwelling NASB Word Usage cell (1). prison cell.
From oikeo; a tenement, ie (specially), a jail -- prison. see GREEK oikeo. ...
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5084. teresis -- a watching, hence imprisonment, a keeping
... 18.]. Word Origin from tereo Definition a watching, hence imprisonment,
a keeping NASB Word Usage jail (2), keeping (1). hold. From ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4929. mishmar -- place of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch ...
... mishmar. 4930 . place of confinement, jail, prison, guard, watch, observance.
Transliteration: mishmar Phonetic Spelling: (mish-mawr') Short Definition: guard ...
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5470. sohar -- perhaps roundness
... 5469, 5470. sohar. 5471 . perhaps roundness. Transliteration: sohar Phonetic
Spelling: (so'-har) Short Definition: jail. Word Origin ...
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4307. mattara -- a guard, ward, prison, target, mark
... mark, prison. Or mattarah {mat-taw-raw'}; from natar; a jail (as a guard-house);
also an aim (as being closely watched) -- mark, prison. see HEBREW natar. ...
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6495. peqach-qoach -- an opening
... opening of the prison. From paqach redoubled; opening (of a dungeon), ie Jail-delivery
(figuratively, salvation for sin) -- opening of the prison. ...
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612. esur -- a band, bond
... Definition: bonds. Word Origin from asar Definition a band, bond NASB Word
Usage bonds (1), chains (1), jail* (1). band, prison. From ...
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1004. bayith -- a house
... 125), household was inside (1), households (73), houses (101), houses while house
(1), inner (2), inside* (13), inward (5), inward* (1), jail* (6), jailer* (3 ...
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Library

Calcutta and the Mission Centres from Delhi to Amboyna
... Birmingham. The first is about a mile south of the city; at nearly the same
distance are the public jail and the general hospital. ...
/.../smith/the life of william carey/chapter vii calcutta and the.htm

A Defence of the Doctrine of Justification, by Faith in Jesus ...
... Bunyan was at that time suffering his tedious imprisonment for conscience sake in
Bedford jail; and having refused to expatriate himself, was in daily fear ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a defence of the doctrine.htm

Christ and the Dog
... There is a jailer in Chicago who, when a man has served his term in jail, gives
him a letter of recommendation so that he can get a job. ...
/.../chidley/fifty-two story talks to boys and girls/christ and the dog.htm

Psalm LXXVII.
... If a jail be the cause of tribulation, thou seekest to get forth from jail: if fever
be the cause of tribulation, thou seekest health: if hunger be the cause ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lxxvii.htm

How we Don't Get In, and How we Do.
... Rather striking that; intensely significant for us moderns. Peter hadn't
enough influence with the authorities to keep out of jail. ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on johns gospel/how we dont get in.htm

The Introduction of the Gospel into Europe, and the Ministry of ...
... and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them."
[94:2] What must have been the wonder of the other inmates of the jail, as these ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter vi the introduction of.htm

A Relation of My Imprisonment in the Month of November 1660
... meetings. Bun. I said, It may be so. Then he wished me to get sureties to
be bound for me, or else he would send me to the jail. My ...
/.../grace abounding to the chief of sinners/a relation of my imprisonment.htm

Goodness in a Dungeon
... Paul the prisoner, John in Patmos, Bunyan in Bedford jail, George Fox in Lancaster
Castle, Rutherford in Aberdeen, and many more, have found the Lord with them ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/goodness in a dungeon.htm

A Relaton of the Imprisonment of Mr. John Bunyan, Minister of the ...
... meetings. Bun. I said, it may be so. Then he wished me to get sureties to
be bound for me, or else he would send me to the jail. My ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a relaton of the imprisonment.htm

The Riot at Philippi
... requirement of safe keeping too leniently. One would not look for much human
kindness in a Philippian jail. So it was natural that ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture the acts/the riot at philippi.htm

Thesaurus
Jail (15 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Jail (15 Occurrences). ... (See NAS NIV). Acts 5:18 and laid
hands upon the Apostles, and put them into the public jail. (WEY NAS NIV). ...
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Jailer (8 Occurrences)
... and power. Noah Webster's Dictionary. (n.) The keeper of a jail or prison.
Multi-Version Concordance Jailer (8 Occurrences). Acts ...
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Jug (11 Occurrences)
... one side. 2. (n.) A pitcher; a ewer. 3. (n.) A prison; a jail; a lockup.
4. (vt ... a hare. 5. (vt) To commit to jail; to imprison. 6. (vi ...
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Quite (55 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Acts 5:23 saying, "The jail we found quite safely locked, and the warders
were on guard at the doors, but upon going in we found no one there." (WEY NAS) ...
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Killing (41 Occurrences)
... Acts 16:27 Starting up from sleep and seeing the doors of the jail wide open, the
jailer drew his sword and was on the point of killing himself, supposing that ...
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Jah'zi-el (1 Occurrence)
Jah'zi-el. Jahziel, Jah'zi-el. Jail . Multi-Version Concordance Jah'zi-el
(1 Occurrence). ... (See RSV). Jahziel, Jah'zi-el. Jail . Reference Bible.
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Lock (6 Occurrences)
... (vt) To prevent ingress or access to, or exit from, by fastening the lock or locks
of; -- often with up; as, to lock or lock up, a house, jail, room, trunk. ...
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Lodged (35 Occurrences)
... Acts 12:4 He had him arrested and lodged in jail, handing him over to the care of
sixteen soldiers; and intended after the Passover to bring him out again to ...
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Warders (1 Occurrence)
... Acts 5:23 saying, "The jail we found quite safely locked, and the warders were on
guard at the doors, but upon going in we found no one there." (WEY). ...
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Wide (206 Occurrences)
... Acts 16:27 Starting up from sleep and seeing the doors of the jail wide open, the
jailer drew his sword and was on the point of killing himself, supposing that ...
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Concordance
Jail (15 Occurrences)

Acts 4:3
They laid hands on them, and put them in custody until the next day, for it was now evening.
(See NAS NIV)

Acts 5:18
and laid hands upon the Apostles, and put them into the public jail.
(WEY NAS NIV)

Acts 5:19
But an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors by night, and brought them out, and said,
(See NIV)

Acts 5:21
Having received that command they went into the Temple, just before daybreak, and began to teach: So when the High Priest and his party came, and had called together the Sanhedrin as well as all the Elders of the descendants of Israel, they sent to the jail to fetch the Apostles.
(WEY NIV)

Acts 5:22
But the officers who came didn't find them in the prison. They returned and reported,
(See NIV)

Acts 5:23
saying, "The jail we found quite safely locked, and the warders were on guard at the doors, but upon going in we found no one there."
(WEY NIV)

Acts 5:25
One came and told them, "Behold, the men whom you put in prison are in the temple, standing and teaching the people."
(See NIV)

Acts 12:4
He had him arrested and lodged in jail, handing him over to the care of sixteen soldiers; and intended after the Passover to bring him out again to the people.
(WEY)

Acts 16:23
When they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely,
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 16:27
The jailer, being roused out of sleep and seeing the prison doors open, drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped.
(Root in WEB WEY ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 39:20
Joseph's master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king's prisoners were bound, and he was there in custody.
(See NAS)

Genesis 39:22
The keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever they did there, he was responsible for it.
(See NAS)

Genesis 40:3
He put them in custody in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.
(See NAS)

Genesis 40:5
They both dreamed a dream, each man his dream, in one night, each man according to the interpretation of his dream, the cupbearer and the baker of the king of Egypt, who were bound in the prison.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 37:15
The princes were angry with Jeremiah, and struck him, and put him in prison in the house of Jonathan the scribe; for they had made that the prison.
(See NAS)

Subtopics

Jail

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Jug (11 Occurrences)

Quite (55 Occurrences)

Killing (41 Occurrences)

Jah'zi-el (1 Occurrence)

Lock (6 Occurrences)

Lodged (35 Occurrences)

Warders (1 Occurrence)

Wide (206 Occurrences)

Intended (38 Occurrences)

Imprison (3 Occurrences)

Flogging (9 Occurrences)

Fetch (45 Occurrences)

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Bade (27 Occurrences)

Safely (83 Occurrences)

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Party (47 Occurrences)

Elders (203 Occurrences)

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Point (106 Occurrences)

Command (442 Occurrences)

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Care (466 Occurrences)

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