Mark 5:4
Good News Translation
many times his feet and his hands had been tied, but every time he broke the chains and smashed the irons on his feet. He was too strong for anyone to control him.

Contemporary English Version
He had often been put in chains and leg irons, but he broke the chains and smashed the leg irons. No one could control him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For having been often bound with fetters and chains, he had burst the chains, and broken the fetters in pieces, and no one could tame him.

New American Bible
In fact, he had frequently been bound with shackles and chains, but the chains had been pulled apart by him and the shackles smashed, and no one was strong enough to subdue him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For having been often bound with fetters and chains, he had burst the chains, and broken the fetters in pieces, and no one could tame him.

tame.

James 3:7,8 For every nature of beasts and of birds and of serpents and of the rest is tamed and hath been tamed, by the nature of man. . . .

Context
The Demons and the Pigs
3Who had his dwelling in the tombs, and no man now could bind him, not even with chains. 4For having been often bound with fetters and chains, he had burst the chains, and broken the fetters in pieces, and no one could tame him. 5And he was always day and night in the monuments and in the mountains, crying and cutting himself with stones.…
Cross References
Psalm 105:18
They humbled his feet in fetters: the iron pierced his soul,

Mark 5:3
Who had his dwelling in the tombs, and no man now could bind him, not even with chains.

Mark 5:5
And he was always day and night in the monuments and in the mountains, crying and cutting himself with stones.

Luke 8:29
For he commanded the unclean spirit to go out of the man. For many times it seized him: and he was bound with chains and kept in fetters: and breaking the bonds, he was driven by the devil into the deserts.

Additional Translations
Though he was often bound with chains and shackles, he had broken the chains and shattered the shackles. Now there was no one with the strength to subdue him.

because he often had been bound with shackles and chains, and the chains had been torn in two by him, and the shackles had been shattered, and no one was able to subdue him.

Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.

because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been rent asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: and no man had strength to tame him.

because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn asunder by him, and the fetters were shattered; and no one was able to subdue him.

because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been rent asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: and no man had strength to tame him.

For he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.

for many a time he had been left securely bound in fetters and chains, but afterwards the chains lay torn link from link, and the fetters in fragments, and there was no one strong enough to master him.

because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him, and the fetters broken in pieces. Nobody had the strength to tame him.

because that he many times with fetters and chains had been bound, and pulled in pieces by him had been the chains, and the fetters broken in pieces, and none was able to tame him,
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