(SCEPTRE) -A wand used by kings to signify favor or disfavor to those who desired an audience with them Es 5:2; 8:4 -A symbol of authority Nu 24:17; Isa 14:5 -Made of gold Es 4:11 -Made of iron Ps 2:9; Re 2:27; 12:5 -FIGURATIVE Ge 49:10; Nu 24:17; Isa 9:4