Numbers 17:2

Overview - Numbers 17
Aaron's rod, among all the rods of the tribes, only flourishes.
10 It is left for a monument against the rebels.
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Numbers 17:2  (King James Version)
Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers, of all their princes according to the house of their fathers twelve rods: write thou every man's name upon his rod.

a rod
The word {matteh} signifies a staff, or sceptre, which the prince or chief of each tribe bore, and which was the sign of office or royalty among almost all the people of the earth.

all their princes
1:5-16 2:3-30 10:14-27

twelve rods
Genesis 49:10 ; Exodus 4:2 Exodus 4:17 ; Psalms 110:2 ; 125:3 Ezekiel 19:14 ; Ezekiel 21:10 Ezekiel 21:13
Ezekiel 37:16-20 ; Micah 7:14