Number 4464

Transliteration:
rhabdos {hrab'-dos}
Word Origin:
from the base of 4474
TDNT:
6:966,982
Part of Speech:
noun feminine
Usage in the KJV:
rod 6, staff 4, sceptre 2

Total: 12
Definition:
  1. a staff, a walking stick, a twig, rod, branch
  2. a rod with which one is beaten
  3. a staff
    1. as used on a journey, or to lean upon, or by shepherds
    2. when applied to kings
      1. with a rod of iron, indicates the severest, most rigorous rule
      2. a royal sceptre