Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then I cut asunder mine other staff, even Bands, that I might break the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.
Then I said, I will not feed you any longer; the one that dies, let it die; and the one that is to be lost, let it be lost; and let the rest eat each one the flesh of another.
Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Manasseh; and they together shall be against Judah. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off; Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.
Thou, son of man, take one stick and write upon it: To Judah, and to the sons of Israel his companions; then take another stick and write upon it: To Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and to all the house of Israel his companions:
And then shall many be offended and shall betray one another and shall hate one another.
And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the multitude was divided.
But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye are not consumed one of another.
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth.
Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members?
And I will feed the flock of slaughter, even you, O poor of the flock. For I took unto me two staves: the one I named Beauty, and the other Bands; and I fed the flock.