Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then I cut asunder mine other staff, even Bands, that I might break the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.
Then said I - l will not tend you, - the dying, may die, and, the disappearing, may disappear, and, the remainder, may devour one another.
Manasseh - Ephraim, and Ephraim - Manasseh, They together - against Judah, - For all this, hath his anger not turned back, But still, is his hand outstretched.
And the envy of Ephraim shall be removed, And the vexatious doings of Judah, shall be cut off: Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah, shall not vex Ephraim;
Thou therefore Son of man Take thee one stick, and write upon it For Judah, and for the sons of Israel his companions, Then take thou another stick, and write upon it For Joseph the stick of Ephraim, and all the house of Israel his companions.
And, then, will many be caused to stumble, and, one another, will deliver up, and will hate one another;
And, as this he was saying, there arose a dissension of the Pharisees and Sadducees; and rent asunder was the throng.
If, however, one another, ye bite and devour, take heed lest, by one another, ye be consumed!
But, if, bitter jealousy, ye have, and rivalry, in your hearts; be not boasting and showing yourselves false against the truth!
Whence wars and whence fightings among you? are they not from hence - due to your pleasures which are taking the field in your members?
So I tended the flock doomed to slaughter, for the sheep-merchants, - and took unto me two staves, the one, I called Grace, and, the other, I called Union, thus I tended the sheep,