You will break them with an iron rod, you will shatter them like pottery."
but with righteousness he will judge the needy, and decide with equity for earth's poor. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and the wicked will be killed with the breath of his lips.
"If a man strikes his male or female servant with a stick and he or she dies as a direct result, the master must be punished.
"Now marshal yourselves as troops. He has laid siege to us. They will strike the judge of Israel on the cheek with a rod."
They kept hitting him on the head with a stick, spitting on him, kneeling in front of him, and worshiping him.
removing his rod from me, and not letting terror of him overwhelm me.