King James Bible

King James Version (KJV)

King James Bible KJV


"(Heb. shebet = Gr. skeptron), properly a staff or rod. As a" "symbol of authority, the use of the sceptre originated in the" idea that the ruler was as a shepherd of his people (Gen. 49:10; Num. 24:17; Ps. 45:6; Isa. 14:5). There is no example on record of a sceptre having ever been actually handled by a Jewish king.

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