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The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary

Chains


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In Scripture those expressions are frequently made use of to denote the constraining love of Christ. Thus Christ speaks of his church; (Song of Song of Solomon 1:10; Son 4:9) and again, by way of shewing Christ's property in his church, "I put bracelets upon thine hands, and a chain on thy neck." (Ezekiel 16:11) And Paul, the apostle, delighted to call himself the Lord's prisoner. "For the hope of Israel (said he,) I am bound with this chain." (Acts 28:20) "Be not thou, therefore, ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, of me his prisoner." (2 Timothy 1:8)


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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Chains'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/pmd/c/chains.html. London. 1828.

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