That very night, before Herod was going to bring him out, Peter, bound with two chains, was sleeping between two soldiers, and guards in front of the door were watching the prisoners.
Then the tribune came up, grabbed Paul, and ordered him to be tied up with two chains. He then asked who Paul was and what he had done.
Paul replied, "Whether quickly or not, I wish to God that not only you but everyone listening to me today would become what I am except for these chains!"
That's why I asked to see you and speak with you, since it is for the hope of Israel that I'm wearing this chain."
2 Timothy 1:16
May the Lord grant mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, for he often took care of me and was not ashamed that I was a prisoner.
"Forge a chain, because the land is full of bloody judgment and the city is filled with violence.
Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding the key to the bottomless pit, with a large chain in his hand.
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.
for whose sake I am an ambassador in chains, desiring to declare the gospel as boldly as I should.
Still others endured taunts and floggings, and even chains and imprisonment.
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.
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.
He lived among the tombs, and no one could restrain him any longer, not even with a chain.
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.