Spirits in Prison See also Damnation; Hell; Spirits, Disembodied as prisoners are gathered in the pit, Isa. 24:22. thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth, Isa. 49:9 (1 Ne. 21:9). opening of the prison to them that are bound, Isa. 61:1 (D&C 138:42). preach deliverance to the captives, Luke 4:18. dead shall hear … the Son, John 5:25. preached unto the spirits in prison, 1 Pet. 3:19. gospel preached also to them that are dead, 1 Pet. 4:6. hell must deliver up its captive spirits, 2 Ne. 9:12. spirits … cast out into outer darkness, Alma 40:13. state of the souls of the wicked, yea, in darkness, Alma 40:14. residue of the wicked have I kept in chains of darkness, D&C 38:5. spirits of men kept in prison, whom the Son visited, D&C 76:73. redeem them out of their prison, D&C 128:22. Son of God preached unto the spirits in prison, D&C 138:28. Lord went not in person among the wicked, D&C 138:29 (138:20). among those who are in darkness … in the great world of the spirits, D&C 138:57. a prison have I prepared for them, Moses 7:38. spirits … in prison came forth, Moses 7:57. See also Ezek. 32:18; D&C 88:100.