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Fetter (4 Occurrences)

Job 12:18 He weakeneth the government of kings, and bindeth their loins with a fetter; (DBY)

Proverbs 7:22 He goeth after her straightway, as an ox that goeth to the slaughter, or as one in fetters to the correction of the fool; (Root in JPS ASV YLT NAS)

Lamentations 3:7 He hath hedged me about, and I go not out, He hath made heavy my fetter. (YLT)

Hosea 5:2 And to slaughter sinners have gone deep, And I 'am' a fetter to them all. (YLT)

Fetter (4 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FETTER. ...Fetter (4 Occurrences). Job 12:18 He weakeneth
the government of kings, and bindeth their loins with a fetter; (DBY). ...
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Band (150 Occurrences)
... strap, or any narrow ligament with which a thing is encircled, or fastened, or by
which a number of things are tied, bound together, or confined; a fetter. ...
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Hamper (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (vt) To put a hamper or fetter on; to shackle; to ensnare; to inveigle; hence,
to impede in motion or progress; to embarrass; to encumber. ...
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Weakeneth (4 Occurrences)
... mouth of the sword. (YLT). Job 12:18 He weakeneth the government of kings,
and bindeth their loins with a fetter; (DBY). Job 12:21 He ...
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Iron (104 Occurrences)
... 13. (vt) To shackle with irons; to fetter or handcuff. 14. (vt) To furnish or arm
with iron; as, to iron a wagon. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. IRON (1). ...
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Fettered (3 Occurrences)

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Fetid (1 Occurrence)

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Pinion (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A feather; a quill. 3. (n.) A wing, literal or figurative. 4. (n.) The joint
of bird's wing most remote from the body. 5. (n.) A fetter for the arm. ...
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Bind (68 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.; to fetter;
to make fast; as, to bind grain in bundles; to bind a prisoner. ...
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Bolt (5 Occurrences)
... by the action of the key. 5. (n.) An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner;
a shackle; a fetter. 6. (n.) A compact package or roll ...
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3976. pede -- a fetter, shackle
... a fetter, shackle. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: pede Phonetic
Spelling: (ped'-ay) Short Definition: a shackle Definition: a shackle, fetter ...
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1195. desmeuo -- to bind together, to fetter
... to bind together, to fetter. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: desmeuo Phonetic
Spelling: (des-myoo'-o) Short Definition: I bind, put in chains Definition ...
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254. halusis -- a chain
... bonds, chain. Of uncertain derivation; a fetter or manacle -- bonds, chain. (alusei) --
2 Occurrences. (aluseis) -- 2 Occurrences. (alusesi) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia


Found only in the plural in both Old Testament and New Testament; fetters of iron (Psalm 105:18; Psalm 149:8; so probably Mark 5:4 Luke 8:29) or brass (Judges 16:21 2 Kings 25:7) were frequently used for securing prisoners.


Figurative: of trouble (Job 36:8).

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle.

2. (n.) Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.

3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind.

4. (p. pr. & vb. n.) To restrain from motion; to impose restraints on; to confine; to enchain; as, fettered by obligations.

Strong's Hebrew
3525. kebel -- a fetter
... << 3524, 3525. kebel. 3526 >>. a fetter. Transliteration: kebel Phonetic Spelling:
(keh'-bel) Short Definition: fetters. Word ... fetter. From ...
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2784. chartsubbah -- bond, fetter, pang
... << 2783, 2784. chartsubbah. 2785 >>. bond, fetter, pang. Transliteration: chartsubbah
Phonetic Spelling: (khar-tsoob-baw') Short Definition: bonds. ...
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2397. chach -- hook, ring, fetter
... << 2396, 2397. chach. 2398 >>. hook, ring, fetter. Transliteration: chach Phonetic
Spelling: (khawkh) Short Definition: hooks. Word Origin ...
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2336. choach -- briar, bramble, hook, ring, fetter
... << 2335, 2336. choach. 2337 >>. briar, bramble, hook, ring, fetter. Transliteration:
choach Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-akh) Short Definition: bush. ...
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2203b. zeq -- a fetter
... zeq. 2204 >>. a fetter. Transliteration: zeq Short Definition: chains. Word Origin
from an unused word Definition a fetter NASB Word Usage chains (2), fetters ( ...
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5178. nechosheth -- copper, bronze
... bronze (1). brasen, brass, chain, copper, fetter of brass, filthiness, steel.
For nchuwshah; copper, hence, something made of that ...
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2131. ziqah -- a missile, spark
... Word Origin of uncertain derivation Definition a missile, spark NASB Word Usage
brands (1), firebrands (2). chain, fetter, firebrand, spark. (Isa. ...
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5914. ekes -- an anklet, bangle
... stocks, tinkling ornament. From akac; a fetter; hence, an anklet -- stocks, tinkling
ornament. see HEBREW akac. << 5913, 5914. ekes. 5915 >>. Strong's Numbers.
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3729. kephath -- to bind
... root Definition to bind NASB Word Usage bound (1), tie (1), tied (2). bind. (Aramaic)
a root of uncertain correspondence; to fetter -- bind. << 3728, 3729. ...
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