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fet'-er: Found only in the plural in both Old Testament and New Testament; fetters of iron (Ps 105:18; 149:8; so probably Mk 5:4; Lk 8:29) or brass (Jdg 16:21; 2 Ki 25:7) were frequently used for securing prisoners.
Figurative: of trouble (Job 36:8).
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'FETTER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". - ISBE; 1915.

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