Bill Mounce

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ἅλυσις, -εως, ἡ
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chain (the state of imprisonment)
a chain, Mk. 5:3, 4

Greek-English Concordance for ἅλυσις

Mark 5:3 He had his dwelling had among the tombs, and no one could bind him any longer, not even with a chain (halysei | ἁλύσει | dat sg fem).
Mark 5:4 For he had often been bound with shackles and chains (halysesin | ἁλύσεσιν | dat pl fem), had been bound but the chains (halyseis | ἁλύσεις | acc pl fem) were torn apart by him the chains (halyseis | ἁλύσεις | acc pl fem) and the shackles broken in pieces, and no one was strong enough to subdue him.
Luke 8:29 For Jesus had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man; for many times it had seized him and he was kept under guard and bound with chains (halysesin | ἁλύσεσιν | dat pl fem) and shackles, yet he would break his bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.
Acts 12:6 Now when Herod was about to bring him out, on that very night, Peter was asleep between two soldiers, bound with two chains (halysesin | ἁλύσεσιν | dat pl fem); and guards before the door were guarding the prison.
Acts 12:7 And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared, and a light shone in the cell. He struck the side of Peter and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains (halyseis | ἁλύσεις | nom pl fem) fell off his hands.
Acts 21:33 Then the commanding officer came up and arrested him and ordered him to be tied up with two chains (halysesi | ἁλύσεσι | dat pl fem). Then he asked who he might be and what he had done.
Acts 28:20 For this reason, therefore, I have asked to see you and speak with you, since it is because of the hope of Israel that I wear this chain.” (halysin | ἅλυσιν | acc sg fem)
Ephesians 6:20 for which I am an ambassador in chains (halysei | ἁλύσει | dat sg fem). Pray that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.
2 Timothy 1:16 May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for often he refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain (halysin | ἅλυσιν | acc sg fem),
Revelation 20:1 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having in his hand the key to the abyss and a great chain (halysin | ἅλυσιν | acc sg fem).