'Bands' in the Bible
and two chains of pure gold, wreathed work thou dost make them, work of thick bands, and thou hast put the thick chains on the embroidered things.
'And thou hast made on the breastplate wreathed chains, work of thick bands, of pure gold;
and thou hast put the two thick bands of gold on the two rings at the ends of the breastplate;
and the two ends of the two thick bands thou dost put on the two embroidered things, and thou hast put them on the shoulders of the ephod over-against its face.
And they make on the breastplate wreathed chains, work of thick bands, of pure gold;
and they put the two thick bands of gold on the two rings on the ends of the breastplate;
and the two ends of the two thick bands they have put on the two embroidered things, and they put them on the shoulders of the ephod, over-against its front.
And they speak to him, saying, No, but we certainly bind thee, and have given thee into their hand, and we certainly do not put thee to death;' and they bind him with two thick bands, new ones, and bring him up from the rock.
He hath come unto Lehi -- and the Philistines have shouted at meeting him -- and the Spirit of Jehovah prospereth over him, and the thick bands which are on his arms are as flax which they burn with fire, and his bands are wasted from off his hands,
And he saith unto her, 'If they certainly bind me with thick bands, new ones, by which work hath not been done, then I have been weak, and have been as one of the human race.'
And Delilah taketh thick bands, new ones, and bindeth him with them, and saith unto him, 'Philistines are upon thee, Samson;' and the ambush is abiding in an inner chamber, and he breaketh them from off his arms as a thread.
The bands of kings He hath opened, And He bindeth a girdle on their loins.
Who hath sent forth the wild ass free? Yea, the bands of the wild ass who opened?
'Let us draw off Their cords, And cast from us Their thick bands.'
The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death,
He bringeth them out from the dark place, And death-shade, And their bands He draweth away.
And I am finding more bitter than death, the woman whose heart is nets and snares, her hands are bands; the good before God escapeth from her, but the sinner is captured by her.
Of the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, And of the bands, And of the perfume boxes, and the amulets,
And now, show not yourselves scorners, Lest strong be your bands, For a consumption, that is determined, I have heard, by the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Is for all the land.
Shake thyself from dust, arise, sit, O Jerusalem, Bands of thy neck have loosed themselves, O captive, daughter of Zion.
Is not this the fast that I chose -- To loose the bands of wickedness, To shake off the burdens of the yoke, And to send out the oppressed free, And every yoke ye draw off?
The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is on me, Because Jehovah did anoint me To proclaim tidings to the humble, He sent me to bind the broken of heart, To proclaim to captives liberty, And to bound ones an opening of bands.
For from of old thou hast broken thy yoke, Drawn away thy bands, and sayest, 'I do not serve,' For, on every high height, and under every green tree, Thou art wandering -- a harlot.
Doth a virgin forget her ornaments? A bride her bands? And My people have forgotten Me days without number.
I get me to the great, and I speak with them, For they have known the way of Jehovah, The judgment of their God.' Surely they together have broken the yoke, They have drawn away the bands.
'Thus said Jehovah unto me, Make to thee bands and yokes,
And it hath come to pass, in that day, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts, I break his yoke from off thy neck, And thy bands I draw away, And lay no more service on him do strangers.
'And thou, son of man, lo, they have put on thee thick bands, and have bound thee with them, and thou goest not forth in their midst;
And lo, I have put on thee thick bands, and thou dost not turn from side to side till thy completing the days of thy siege.
'And all who are round about him to help him, and all his bands, I do scatter to every wind, and a sword I draw out after them.
And all his fugitives, with all his bands, By sword do fall, and those remaining, To every wind they are spread out, And ye have known that I, Jehovah, have spoken.
And given hath the tree of the field its fruit, And the land doth give her increase, And they have been on their land confident, And they have known that I am Jehovah, In My breaking the bands of their yoke, And I have delivered them from the hand of those laying service on them.
Gomer and all its bands, The house of Togarmah of the sides of the north, And all its bands, many peoples with thee,
And thou hast gone up -- as wasting thou comest in, As a cloud to cover the land art thou, Thou and all thy bands, and many peoples with thee.
And I have been judged with him, With pestilence and with blood, And an overflowing rain and hailstones, Fire and brimstone I rain on him, and on his bands, And on many peoples who are with him.
On mountains of Israel thou fallest, Thou, and all thy bands, and the peoples who are with thee, To ravenous fowl -- a bird of every wing, And to a beast of the field, I have given thee for food.
And as bands do wait for a man, A company of priests do murder -- the way to Shechem, For wickedness they have done.
And now I break his rod from off thee, And thy bands I do draw away.
And I feed the flock of slaughter, even you, ye afflicted of the flock; and I take to me two staves, the one I have called Pleasantness, and the other I have called Bands, and I feed the flock.
And I cut asunder my second staff, Bands, to break the unity between Judah and Israel.
and suddenly a great earthquake came, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken, opened also presently were all the doors, and of all -- the bands were loosed;
and the anchors having taken up, they were committing it to the sea, at the same time -- having loosed the bands of the rudders, and having hoisted up the mainsail to the wind -- they were making for the shore,
and not holding the head, from which all the body -- through the joints and bands gathering supply, and being knit together -- may increase with the increase of God.