American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
An offshoot from the trunk of a tree, Genesis 30:37 Isaiah 11:1 Ezekiel 37:15-22 . It also denotes a staff, used by one walking, Isaiah 3:1 Ezekiel 29:6; by a diviner, Hosea 4:12; by a surveyor, Psalm 74:2; by a shepherd, Leviticus 27:32 Zechariah 11:10-14; as an instrument of correction, Proverbs 23:13 29:15; as a sceptre, Esther 8:4 Isaiah 14:5; and as a symbol of power, Psalm 2:9 , support and direction, Psalm 23:4 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Rod'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/r/rod.html. 1859.