jail

Definitions of jail

Noun

1

a place for the confinement of people accused or convicted of a crime.

he spent 15 years in jail

Synonyms:

prison penitentiary penal institution lockup detention center jailhouse stockade correctional facility reformatory reform school clink slammer big house jug brig can pen hoosegow skookum house cooler cage slam pokey

Verb

1

put (someone) in jail.

the driver was jailed for two years

Synonyms:

imprison put in prison send to prison incarcerate lock up put away intern detain hold (prisoner/captive) put into detention put behind bars put inside

Examples of jail

a jail sentence

Synonyms of jail

Noun

prison penitentiary penal institution lockup detention center jailhouse stockade correctional facility reformatory reform school clink slammer big house jug brig can pen hoosegow skookum house cooler cage slam pokey

slammer gaol pokey jailhouse clink poky

Verb

imprison put in prison send to prison incarcerate lock up put away intern detain hold (prisoner/captive) put into detention put behind bars put inside

put behind bars remand gaol lag imprison put away jug immure incarcerate

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Matthew 4:12-17

12 Now when Jesus heard that John had been taken into custody, He withdrew into Galilee; 13 and leaving Nazareth, He came and settled in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali. 14 This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet:

15 "THE LAND OF ZEBULUN AND THE LAND OF NAPHTALI, BY THE WAY OF THE SEA, BEYOND THE JORDAN, GALILEE OF THE GENTILES-- 16 "THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED."

17 From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Mark 1:14-15

14 Now after John had been taken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, 15 and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."

Luke 4:14-15

14 And Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about Him spread through all the surrounding district. 15 And He began teaching in their synagogues and was praised by all.

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Hebrews 13:3

Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.

Matthew 25:36

naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.'

Genesis 39:20

So Joseph's master took him and put him into the jail, the place where the king's prisoners were confined; and he was there in the jail.

2 Timothy 2:9

for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.

Matthew 5:25

"Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.

Luke 21:12

"But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name's sake.

Acts 5:19

But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the gates of the prison, and taking them out he said,

Acts 12:5

So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.

Acts 16:25

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;

Luke 23:25

And he released the man they were asking for who had been thrown into prison for insurrection and murder, but he delivered Jesus to their will.

Acts 16:27

When the jailer awoke and saw the prison doors opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped.

Luke 12:58

"For while you are going with your opponent to appear before the magistrate, on your way there make an effort to settle with him, so that he may not drag you before the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.

Matthew 18:30

"But he was unwilling and went and threw him in prison until he should pay back what was owed.

Psalm 142:7

"Bring my soul out of prison, So that I may give thanks to Your name; The righteous will surround me, For You will deal bountifully with me."

Ecclesiastes 4:14

For he has come out of prison to become king, even though he was born poor in his kingdom.

Matthew 11:2

Now when John, while imprisoned, heard of the works of Christ, he sent word by his disciples

Acts 16:26

and suddenly there came a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison house were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone's chains were unfastened.

Jeremiah 37:15

Then the officials were angry at Jeremiah and beat him, and they put him in jail in the house of Jonathan the scribe, which they had made into the prison.

Acts 12:6

On the very night when Herod was about to bring him forward, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards in front of the door were watching over the prison.

Acts 5:23

saying, "We found the prison house locked quite securely and the guards standing at the doors; but when we had opened up, we found no one inside."

Acts 16:37

But Paul said to them, "They have beaten us in public without trial, men who are Romans, and have thrown us into prison; and now are they sending us away secretly? No indeed! But let them come themselves and bring us out."

Acts 5:18

They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail.

Revelation 2:10

'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Acts 20:23

except that the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions await me.

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.'

Acts 12:7

And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared and a light shone in the cell; and he struck Peter's side and woke him up, saying, "Get up quickly " And his chains fell off his hands.

Isaiah 42:7

To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the dungeon And those who dwell in darkness from the prison.

Hebrews 13:23

Take notice that our brother Timothy has been released, with whom, if he comes soon, I will see you.

Genesis 42:17

So he put them all together in prison for three days.

Acts 12:4

When he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending after the Passover to bring him out before the people.

Genesis 39:22

The chief jailer committed to Joseph's charge all the prisoners who were in the jail; so that whatever was done there, he was responsible for it.

Revelation 20:7

When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison,

Luke 3:20

Herod also added this to them all: he locked John up in prison.

Isaiah 42:22

But this is a people plundered and despoiled; All of them are trapped in caves, Or are hidden away in prisons; They have become a prey with none to deliver them, And a spoil, with none to say, "Give them back!"

Acts 8:3

But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.

Matthew 25:42

for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink;

Genesis 40:14

"Only keep me in mind when it goes well with you, and please do me a kindness by mentioning me to Pharaoh and get me out of this house.

Matthew 4:12

Now when Jesus heard that John had been taken into custody, He withdrew into Galilee;

John 3:24

for John had not yet been thrown into prison.

Acts 5:22

But the officers who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported back,