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Bands

Bands

(1) of love ( Hosea 11:4 ); (2) of Christ ( Psalms 2:3 ); (3) uniting together Christ's body the church ( Colossians 2:19 ; 3:14 ; Ephesians 4:3 ); (4) the emblem of the captivity of Israel ( Ezekiel 34:27 ; Isaiah 28:22 ; 52:2 ); (5) of brotherhood ( Ezekiel 37:15-28 ); (6) no bands to the wicked in their death ( Psalms 73:4 ; Job 21:7 ; Psalms 10:6 ). Also denotes chains ( Luke 8:29 ); companies of soldiers ( Acts 21:31 ); a shepherd's staff, indicating the union between Judah and Israel ( Zechariah 11:7 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bands". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .