Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write thou every man's name upon his rod.

Bible References

All their princes

Numbers 1:5
And these the names of the men who shall stand with you: for Reuben: Elizur, son of Shedeur.
Numbers 2:3
And they encamping eastward from the sunrising, the flag of the camp Judah for their warfare; and the chief for the sons of Judah, Nashon, son of Amminadab
Numbers 10:14
And the flag of the camp of Judah will remove first according to their army: and over his army, Nashon, son of Amminadab.

Twelve rods

Genesis 49:10
The rod shall not depart from Judah, and a leader from between his feet, till that Shiloh shall come: and to him the obedience of the nations.
Exodus 4:2
And Jehovah will say to him, What this in thy hand? and he will say, A rod.
Psalm 110:2
The rod of thy strength will Jehovah send out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.
Psalm 125:3
For the rod of the unjust one shall not rest upon the lot of the just; so that the just shall not stretch forth their hand in iniquity.
Ezekiel 19:14
And a fire will go forth from a rod of her branches; it consumed her fruit, and there was not in her a rod of strength, a rod to rule. It is a lamentation, and it shall be for a lamentation.
Ezekiel 21:10
In order to slaughter a slaughter it was sharpened; in order for lightning to be to it, it was polished; then shall we exult? the rod of my son despised, every tree.
Ezekiel 37:16
And thou son of man, take to thee one tree and write upon it, For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his company: and take one tree and write upon it, For Joseph, the tree of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel his company:
Micah 7:14
Feed my people with thy rod, the sheep of thine inheritance dwelling by themselves in the forest, in the midst of Carmel: they shall feed Bashan and Gilead as the days of old.