100 Bible Verses about Break Chains

Galatians 5:1 ESV / 64 helpful votes

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.

Acts 12:6-7 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Now when Herod was about to bring him out, on that very night, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries before the door were guarding the prison. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood next to him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains fell off his hands.

Jeremiah 40:4 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Now, behold, I release you today from the chains on your hands. If it seems good to you to come with me to Babylon, come, and I will look after you well, but if it seems wrong to you to come with me to Babylon, do not come. See, the whole land is before you; go wherever you think it good and right to go.

Psalm 2:3 ESV / 53 helpful votes

“Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.”

Luke 8:29 ESV / 50 helpful votes

For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. (For many a time it had seized him. He was kept under guard and bound with chains and shackles, but he would break the bonds and be driven by the demon into the desert.)

John 8:36 ESV / 45 helpful votes

So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

James 4:7 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Acts 12:7 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And behold, an angel of the Lord stood next to him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains fell off his hands.

Psalm 116:16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

O Lord, I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your maidservant. You have loosed my bonds.

Psalm 68:6 ESV / 39 helpful votes

God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Psalm 107:10-14 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons, for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High. So he bowed their hearts down with hard labor; they fell down, with none to help. Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and burst their bonds apart.

Acts 12:6 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Now when Herod was about to bring him out, on that very night, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries before the door were guarding the prison.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 33 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Exodus 28:14 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And two chains of pure gold, twisted like cords; and you shall attach the corded chains to the settings.

Isaiah 45:14 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “The wealth of Egypt and the merchandise of Cush, and the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over to you and be yours; they shall follow you; they shall come over in chains and bow down to you. They will plead with you, saying: ‘Surely God is in you, and there is no other, no god besides him.’”

Romans 8:2 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.

Mark 5:4 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For he had often been bound with shackles and chains, but he wrenched the chains apart, and he broke the shackles in pieces. No one had the strength to subdue him.

Acts 16:26 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's bonds were unfastened.

Isaiah 58:6 ESV / 27 helpful votes

“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 26 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

Jude 1:6 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day—

John 8:32 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Luke 11:14 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Now he was casting out a demon that was mute. When the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke, and the people marveled.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 22 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Acts 4:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

2 Peter 2:4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;

Psalm 107:13-16 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and burst their bonds apart. Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man! For he shatters the doors of bronze and cuts in two the bars of iron.

Nahum 3:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Yet she became an exile; she went into captivity; her infants were dashed in pieces at the head of every street; for her honored men lots were cast, and all her great men were bound in chains.

2 Corinthians 10:1-18 ESV / 18 helpful votes

I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!— I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh. For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, ...

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

2 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

John 14:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Isaiah 40:19 ESV / 17 helpful votes

An idol! A craftsman casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and casts for it silver chains.

Proverbs 1:9 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.

1 John 2:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

Acts 16:1-40 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Paul came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek. He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium. Paul wanted Timothy to accompany him, and he took him and circumcised him because of the Jews who were in those places, for they all knew that his father was a Greek. As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered to them for observance the decisions that had been reached by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem. So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and they increased in numbers daily. ...

Psalm 30:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.

Exodus 39:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And they made on the breastpiece twisted chains like cords, of pure gold.

Acts 21:33 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Then the tribune came up and arrested him and ordered him to be bound with two chains. He inquired who he was and what he had done.

Matthew 25:41 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”

Acts 16:25-26 ESV / 14 helpful votes

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's bonds were unfastened.

John 3:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 9:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases,

Jeremiah 39:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him in chains to take him to Babylon.

Isaiah 9:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as on the day of Midian.

1 Kings 6:21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And Solomon overlaid the inside of the house with pure gold, and he drew chains of gold across, in front of the inner sanctuary, and overlaid it with gold.

Judges 8:26 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was 1,700 shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments and the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Midian, and besides the collars that were around the necks of their camels.

Romans 8:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”

Luke 10:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!”

Exodus 28:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And you shall put the two cords of gold in the two rings at the edges of the breastpiece.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

John 3:16-17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Mark 7:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But immediately a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit heard of him and came and fell down at his feet.

Mark 5:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And they begged him, saying, “Send us to the pigs; let us enter them.”

Mark 5:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He lived among the tombs. And no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain,

Ezekiel 19:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

With hooks they put him in a cage and brought him to the king of Babylon; they brought him into custody, that his voice should no more be heard on the mountains of Israel.

Jeremiah 40:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord after Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had let him go from Ramah, when he took him bound in chains along with all the captives of Jerusalem and Judah who were being exiled to Babylon.

Isaiah 3:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The pendants, the bracelets, and the scarves;

Psalm 149:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

To bind their kings with chains and their nobles with fetters of iron,

Psalm 107:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons,

Exodus 39:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

They attached the two ends of the two cords to the two settings of filigree. Thus they attached it in front to the shoulder pieces of the ephod.

1 John 1:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Ephesians 4:27 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And give no opportunity to the devil.

1 Corinthians 10:20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

No, I imply that what pagans sacrifice they offer to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be participants with demons.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Mark 16:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;

Mark 5:1-43 ESV / 10 helpful votes

They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes. And when Jesus had stepped out of the boat, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit. He lived among the tombs. And no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain, for he had often been bound with shackles and chains, but he wrenched the chains apart, and he broke the shackles in pieces. No one had the strength to subdue him. Night and day among the tombs and on the mountains he was always crying out and cutting himself with stones. ...

Jeremiah 52:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He put out the eyes of Zedekiah, and bound him in chains, and the king of Babylon took him to Babylon, and put him in prison till the day of his death.

Isaiah 57:1-21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from calamity; he enters into peace; they rest in their beds who walk in their uprightness. But you, draw near, sons of the sorceress, offspring of the adulterer and the loose woman. Whom are you mocking? Against whom do you open your mouth wide and stick out your tongue? Are you not children of transgression, the offspring of deceit, you who burn with lust among the oaks, under every green tree, who slaughter your children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks? ...

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Numbers 31:50 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And we have brought the Lord's offering, what each man found, articles of gold, armlets and bracelets, signet rings, earrings, and beads, to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Exodus 28:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The two ends of the two cords you shall attach to the two settings of filigree, and so attach it in front to the shoulder pieces of the ephod.

Exodus 28:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You shall make for the breastpiece twisted chains like cords, of pure gold.

Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

Galatians 2:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery—

1 Corinthians 15:55 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”

Acts 16:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium.

Matthew 4:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, epileptics, and paralytics, and he healed them.

Ezekiel 19:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The nations heard about him; he was caught in their pit, and they brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.

Luke 4:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry.

Matthew 12:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then a demon-oppressed man who was blind and mute was brought to him, and he healed him, so that the man spoke and saw.

Exodus 39:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And they put the two cords of gold in the two rings at the edges of the breastpiece.

Galatians 2:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before those who seemed influential) the gospel that I proclaim among the Gentiles, in order to make sure I was not running or had not run in vain.

Acts 12:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He killed James the brother of John with the sword,

Luke 8:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out,

Matthew 8:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

That evening they brought to him many who were oppressed by demons, and he cast out the spirits with a word and healed all who were sick.

Joel 2:1-32 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains a great and powerful people; their like has never been before, nor will be again after them through the years of all generations. Fire devours before them, and behind them a flame burns. The land is like the garden of Eden before them, but behind them a desolate wilderness, and nothing escapes them. Their appearance is like the appearance of horses, and like war horses they run. As with the rumbling of chariots, they leap on the tops of the mountains, like the crackling of a flame of fire devouring the stubble, like a powerful army drawn up for battle. ...

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.

Hebrews 2:14-15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.

Romans 8:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.

Acts 21:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And having found a ship crossing to Phoenicia, we went aboard and set sail.

Acts 16:16-18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling. She followed Paul and us, crying out, “These men are servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.” And this she kept doing for many days. Paul, having become greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it came out that very hour.

John 3:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?”

Matthew 9:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As they were going away, behold, a demon-oppressed man who was mute was brought to him.

Revelation 18:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he called out with a mighty voice, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place for demons, a haunt for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable beast.

Leviticus 17:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So they shall no more sacrifice their sacrifices to goat demons, after whom they whore. This shall be a statute forever for them throughout their generations.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

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