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Bible Term: Ransom

The price paid to free someone from slavery, bondage, or kidnappers. Jesus ransomed us from a life of slavery to selfishness and godlessness.

Ransom can also be used as a verb, which means the act of obtaining someone’s release.

See redeem.

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