4512 staff

4512 staff

The staff was a basic item of personal property

It was carried at most times 1Sa 14:27 See also Ge 47:31; Jdg 6:21; Heb 9:4

It was carried by travellers Ge 32:10 See also Ex 12:11; Mt 10:5-10 pp Mk 6:7-13 pp Lk 9:1-6

It was carried by shepherds Mic 7:14 See also Ps 23:4; Zec 11:7,10-14

The staff was sometimes a symbol of authority

Ge 49:10 See also Ge 38:18,25; Nu 21:17-18; Jdg 5:14; 2Ki 18:21 pp Isa 36:6; Mt 27:28-30 pp Mk 15:19

God’s miraculous power was manifest through Moses’and Aaron’s staffs

Ex 4:2-5,15-17; Ex 7:8-12,14-20 the plague of blood; Ex 8:5-6 the plague of frogs; Ex 8:16-17 the plague of gnats; Ex 9:22-24 the plague of hail; Ex 10:12-14 the plague of locusts; Ex 14:15-16 the parting of the Red Sea; Ex 17:5-13 The budding of Aaron’s staff: Nu 17:1-10; Heb 9:4
Nu 20:7-13

See also

5071Aaron
5101Moses
5513sceptre
7784shepherd

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