Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #254: halusis (pronounced hal'-oo-sis)

of uncertain derivation; a fetter or manacle:--bonds, chain.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) a chain, bond by which the body or any part of it (hands, feet) is bound

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: of uncertain derivation


This word is used 12 times:

Mark 5:3: "bind him, no, not with chains:"
Mark 5:4: "bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder"
Mark 5:4: "chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and"
Luke 8:29: "him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and"
Acts 12:6: "two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers"
Acts 12:7: "saying, Arise up quickly."
Acts 12:7: "saying, Arise up quickly."
Acts 21:33: "commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was,"
Acts 28:20: "of Israel I am bound with this chain."
Ephesians 6:20: "which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly,"
2 Timothy 1:16: "was not ashamed of my chain:"
Revelation 20:1: "bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand."

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