And he brought them out from darkness and the shadow of death, shattering their chains.
Now I will break off Assyria's yoke from you, and tear apart your shackles."
"Let us tear off their shackles from us, and cast off their chains."
For he shattered bronze gates and cut through iron bars.
Some sat in deepest darkness, shackled with cruel iron,
Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened.
Isn't this the fast that I have been choosing: to loose the bonds of injustice, and to untie the cords of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?
On that day,' declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "I'll break the yoke from your neck and will tear off your restraints. Foreigners will no longer make you serve them.
At that time, his burden will depart from your shoulder and his yoke from your neck. Indeed, the yoke will be broken, because you've become obese."
Let me go to the leaders and speak to them. For they know the LORD's way, the requirement of their God." "But they, all together, have broken the yoke and torn off the restraints.
He had often been restrained with shackles and chains, but had snapped the chains apart and broken the shackles in pieces. No one could tame him.
God will stand up and break through in their presence. Then they will pass through the gate, going out by it. Their king will pass in front of them with the LORD at their head."
Shake yourself from the dust and arise, and sit on your throne, O Jerusalem! Loosen the bonds from your neck, O captive daughter of Zion.
"Forge a chain, because the land is full of bloody judgment and the city is filled with violence.
God causes the lonely to dwell in families. He leads prisoners into prosperity, but rebels live on parched land.
He lived among the tombs, and no one could restrain him any longer, not even with a chain.
"For long ago I broke your yoke and tore off your bonds, But you said, "I won't serve you!' Instead, on every high hill and under every green tree, you bend down to commit fornication.
because Jesus was in the process of ordering the unclean spirit to come out of the man. On many occasions the unclean spirit had seized the man, and though he was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, he would break the chains and be driven by the demon into deserted places.
I'll bring fruit to the trees in the orchards, the land will yield its produce, they will live securely on their land, and they will learn that I am the LORD, when I break the bar that has been their yoke and deliver them from the control of those who have enslaved them.
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key to the bottomless pit, with a large chain in his hand.
At this Paul replied, "What do you mean by crying and breaking my heart? I'm ready not only to be tied up in Jerusalem but even to die for the name of the Lord Jesus!"
to open blind eyes and to bring out those who are bound from their cells, and those sitting in darkness from prison.
We have escaped like a bird from the hunter's trap. The trap has been broken, and we have escaped.
Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He tapped Peter on his side, woke him up, and said, "Get up quickly!" His chains fell from his wrists.
"I myself will go before you, and he will make the mountains level; I'll shatter bronze doors and cut through iron bars.
headdresses, armlets, sashes, perfume boxes, charms,
I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt so that you will no longer be their slaves, since I've broken their oppressive yoke upon you to make you walk upright."
But God raised him up and put an end to suffering of death, since it was impossible for him to be held by it,
Therefore pride is their necklace and violence covers them like a garment.
Then the prophet Hananiah took the yoke from the neck of Jeremiah the prophet and broke it.
The LORD is righteous he has cut me free from the cords of the wicked.
I discovered for myself a bitterness that surpasses that of death: the woman whose heart is full of snares and nets, whose hands are chains of bondage. Whoever pleases God will escape from her, but the transgressor will be trapped by her.
For the Spirit's law of life in the Messiah Jesus has set me free from the Law of sin and death.
binding their kings with chains, their officials with iron bands,
Because of the tender mercy of our God, his light from on high has visited us,
When the silver cord is severed, the golden vessel is broken, the pitcher is shattered at the fountain, and the wheel is broken at the cistern,
"Go and say to Hananiah, "This is what the LORD says: "You have broken wooden yokes, but you have made iron yokes in their place."
He kept screaming night and day among the tombs and on the mountainsides, and kept cutting himself with stones.
For whoever keeps the whole Law but fails in one point is guilty of breaking all of it.
But at night the angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and led them out. The angel told them,
So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly.