He did not rule us with a rod. Even his rebukes did not amount to scoldings.
Even the evil - looking bird perched on a rod in the bar had stopped screeching out the names and addresses of local contract killers, which was a service it provided for free.
Moses holds out a rod during battle in order that Israel prevail over her enemies, and Joshua will do the same with a javelin.
Nixon not only wanted a winnable war; he also wanted a rod with which to discipline the nation ’s scientific community and get it to “shape up .”
For the fitches are not crushed with a sharp instrument, and a cart-wheel is not rolled over the cummin; but the grain of the fitches is hammered out with a stick, and of the cummin with a rod.
Violent behaviour has been lifted up into a rod of evil; it will not be slow in coming, it will not keep back.
Will the axe say high-sounding words against him who is using it, or the blade be full of pride against him who is cutting with it? as if a rod had the power of shaking him who is using it, or as if a stick might take up him who is not wood.
and the Lord said to Moses, Make an image of a snake and put it on a rod, and anyone who has been wounded by the snakes, looking on it will be made well.
and the Lord said to Moses, Put out your hand and take it by the tail: (and he put out his hand and took a grip of it and it became a rod in his hand:)
and there will come a rod out of the broken tree of Jesse, and a branch out of his roots will give fruit.