Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
δέσμιος, -ου, ὁ
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prisoner, one under arrest
one bound, a prisoner, Mt. 27:15, 16; Mk. 15:6

Greek-English Concordance for δέσμιος

Matthew 27:15 Now at festival time the governor was accustomed to release one prisoner (desmion | δέσμιον | acc sg masc) for the crowd, whomever they wanted.
Matthew 27:16 At that time they were holding in custody a notorious prisoner (desmion | δέσμιον | acc sg masc) named Jesus Barabbas.
Mark 15:6 Now at the feast he used to release to them one prisoner (desmion | δέσμιον | acc sg masc) whom they requested.
Acts 16:25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners (desmioi | δέσμιοι | nom pl masc) were listening to them.
Acts 16:27 When the jailer woke up and saw the doors of the prison standing open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, for he thought the prisoners (desmious | δεσμίους | acc pl masc) had escaped.
Acts 23:18 So he took him and brought him to the commanding officer and said, “The prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc) Paul called me and asked me to bring this young man to you, as he has something to say to you.”
Acts 25:14 Since they were staying there several days, Festus laid Paul’s case before the king, saying, “There is a man left by Felix, a prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc).
Acts 25:27 For it seems unreasonable to me, in sending a prisoner (desmion | δέσμιον | acc sg masc), not to report the charges against him.”
Acts 28:17 And it happened that after three days Paul called together the leaders of the Jews. And when they gathered, he said to them: “My brothers, though I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc) from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
Ephesians 3:1 For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles —
Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc) in the Lord, exhort you to lead a life worthy of the calling with which you were called,
2 Timothy 1:8 Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony concerning our Lord nor of me his prisoner (desmion | δέσμιον | acc sg masc), but share in suffering for the sake of the gospel by the power of God,
Philemon 1:1 Paul, a prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc) of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker,
Philemon 1:9 yet for love’s sake I prefer to appeal to you — I, Paul, an old man and even now a prisoner (desmios | δέσμιος | nom sg masc) for the sake of Christ Jesus —
Hebrews 10:34 for in fact you shared the sufferings of those in prison (desmiois | δεσμίοις | dat pl masc), and with joy accepted the confiscation of your belongings, since you knew that you yourselves had a better and lasting possession.
Hebrews 13:3 Continue to remember those in prison (desmiōn | δεσμίων | gen pl masc), as though you were in prison with them, and those who are being mistreated, as though you yourself were suffering bodily.