And when Herod was going to bring him forth, that night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards before the door kept the prison.
Then the chiliarch came up and laid hold upon him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he might be, and what he had done.
And Paul said, I would to God, both in little and in much, that not only thou, but all who have heard me this day, should become such as I also am, except these bonds.
For this cause therefore I have called you to me to see and to speak to you; for on account of the hope of Israel I have this chain about me.
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he has often refreshed me, and has not been ashamed of my chain;
Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.
And I saw an angel descending from the heaven, having the key of the abyss, and a great chain in his hand.
For he had commanded the unclean spirit to go out from the man. For very often it had seized him; and he had been bound, kept with chains and fetters; and breaking the bonds he was driven by the demon into the deserts.
for which I am an ambassador bound with a chain, that I may be bold in it as I ought to speak.
and others underwent trial of mockings and scourgings, yea, and of bonds and imprisonment.
And lo, an angel of the Lord came there, and a light shone in the prison: and having smitten the side of Peter, he roused him up, saying, Rise up quickly. And his chains fell off his hands.
And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison shook, and all the doors were immediately opened, and the bonds of all loosed.
who had his dwelling in the tombs; and no one was able to bind him, not even with chains;
because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn asunder by him, and the fetters were shattered; and no one was able to subdue him.