Glossary: Staff/Rod

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Probably correction or guidance.


Proverbs 22:15 (KJV) Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

Proverbs 10:13 (KJV) In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

  • Rod and staff used for Jesus’ renewing our our souls (teaching/shepherding our souls).

Psalms 23:1-4 (KJV) The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want… He restoreth my soulthy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

  • According to Goliath, dogs (fools) need staves (the rod of a shepherd).

1 Samuel 17:43 (KJV) And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves [staffs]? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.

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