And I take My staff Pleasantness, and cut it asunder, to make void My covenant that I had made with all the peoples:
And I cut asunder my second staff, Bands, to break the unity between Judah and Israel.
I am Jehovah your God, who have brought you out of the land of the Egyptians, from being their servants; and I break the bars of your yoke, and cause you to go erect.
Ceased hath the golden one. Broken hath Jehovah the staff of the wicked, The sceptre of rulers.
Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, That broken hath been the rod of thy smiter, For from the root of a serpent cometh out a viper, And its fruit is a flying saraph.
Sunk into the earth have her gates, He hath destroyed and broken her bars, Her king and her princes are among the nations, There is no law, also her prophets Have not found vision from Jehovah.
And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, lo, I am breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem, and they have eaten bread by weight and with fear; and water by measure and with astonishment, they do drink;
and the dove cometh in unto him at even-time, and lo, an olive leaf torn off in her mouth; and Noah knoweth that the waters have been lightened from off the earth.
A bruised reed he breaketh not, And dim flax he quencheth not, To truth he bringeth forth judgment.
a bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench, till he may put forth judgment to victory,
In their taking hold of thee by thy hand, -- thou art crushed, And hast rent to them all the shoulder, And in their leaning on thee thou art broken, And hast caused all their thighs to stand.