And I took my staff, Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the peoples.
And I cut asunder mine other staff, Bands, to break the brotherhood between Judah and Israel.
I am Jehovah your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ye should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you walk upright.
Jehovah hath broken the staff of the wicked, the sceptre of the rulers.
Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken; for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a viper, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.
Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her bars. Her king and her princes are among the nations: the law is no more; her prophets also find no vision from Jehovah.
And he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I break the staff of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, and with anxiety; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment:
And the dove came to him at eventide; and behold, in her beak was an olive-leaf plucked off; and Noah knew that the waters had become low on the earth.
A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment according to truth.
a bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, until he bring forth judgment unto victory;
When they took hold of thee by thy hand, thou didst give way and rend all their shoulder; and when they leaned upon thee, thou didst break, and didst make all their loins to tremble.