And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I laid meat unto them.
Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.