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These are mentioned in scripture

1. as the insignia, of office: Joseph and Daniel were invested with gold chains. Genesis 41:42 ; Daniel 5:7 .

2. As ornaments: they were placed on parts of the temple; were worn on the neck, and found among the spoils of war: Exodus 28:14 ; Numbers 31:50 ; 2 Chronicles 3:5,16 ; Song of Solomon 1:10 .

3. Used to secure prisoners. Jeremiah 39:7 ; Lamentations 3:7 ; Acts 12:6,7 ; 2 Timothy 1:16 ; Jude 6 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Chains '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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