Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It is sharpened to make a sore slaughter; it is furbished that it may glitter: should we then make mirth? it contemneth the rod of my son, as every tree.
It is furbished
Harness the horses; and get up, ye horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, and put on the brigandines.
The horseman lifts up both the bright sword and the glittering spear, and there is a multitude of slain and a great number of carcasses; and there shall be no end of their corpses; they stumble upon their corpses,
The sun and the moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of thine arrows they went and at the shining of thy glittering spear.
The posts went out in haste by the king's commandment, and the law was given in Shushan, the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.
a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
And the harp and the viol, the tambourine and flutes and wine are in their feasts; but they do not regard the work of the LORD, nor consider the work of his hands.
Therefore the Lord GOD of the hosts did call in this day unto weeping and to mourning and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:
Ye that put far away the evil day and cause the seat of violence to come near;
For while they are entwined together as thorns, and while the drunkards shall be drinking, they shall be devoured as stubble full of dryness.
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with excess and drunkenness and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
It contemneth the rod of my son, as every tree
And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come in the time when the iniquity shall be brought to an end,
And she had strong rods for the sceptres of those that bore rule, and her stature was exalted among the thick branches, and she appeared in her height and with the multitude of her branches.
and thou shalt say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD. Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I kindle a fire in thee, which shall devour every green tree in thee and every dry tree; the flame of the fire shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
2 Samuel 7:14
I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men and with the stripes of the sons of men;
I will declare the decree; the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day I have begotten thee.
He shall call me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my saving health.
The Lord at thy right hand shall smite the kings in the day of his wrath.
and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.