Ransom

Isaiah 51:11 (English Standard Version)

11And the ransomed of the LORD shall return
and come to Zion with singing;
everlasting joy shall be upon their heads;
they shall obtain gladness and joy,
and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

ran·som

–noun

1.

the redemption of a prisoner, slave, or kidnapped person, of captured goods, etc., for a price.
2.

the sum or price paid or demanded.
3.

a means of deliverance or rescue from punishment for sin, esp. the payment of a redemptive fine.
–verb (used with object)

4.

to redeem from captivity, bondage, detention, etc., by paying a demanded price.
5.

to release or restore on receipt of a ransom.
6.

to deliver or redeem from punishment for sin.
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