Rod of Correction
Could God's Rod of Correction be a reference to False Prophets He allows to rule in Tribulation and Judgment?
Ps 23:4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod <07626> and thy staff they comfort me.
Ps 45:6 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre <07626> of thy kingdom is a right sceptre <07626>.
Ps 125:3 For the rod <07626> of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
Heb 9:4 Which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron’s rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant;
BEATEN WITH THE ROD: CHASTENING OF THE ELECT AS ANTICHRIST RULE IN TRIBULATION
Pr 23:13 Withhold not correction <04148> from the child: for if thou beatest <05221> him with the rod <07626>, he shall not die.
Pr 23:14 Thou shalt beat <05221> him with the rod <07626>, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.
Pr 13:24 He that spareth his rod <07626> hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth <04148> him betimes.
Pr 22:15 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod <07626> of correction <04148> shall drive it far from him.
Mr 13:9 But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them.
Lu 12:48 But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Jer 2:30 In vain have I smitten <05221> your children; they received no correction <04148>: your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.
Jer 30:14 All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded <05221> thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement <04148> of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased.
2Sa 7:13 He (Solomon, Christ) shall build an house for my name, and I will stablish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
2Sa 7:14 I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod <07626> of men, and with the stripes of the children of men:
Ps 89:30 If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments;
Ps 89:31 If they break my statutes, and keep not my commandments;
Ps 89:32 Then will I visit their transgression with the rod <07626>, and their iniquity with stripes.
De 8:5 Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so the LORD thy God chasteneth thee.
Job 5:17 Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:
Pr 3:11 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
1Co 11:32 But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world.
1Pe 4:17 For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
Heb 12:6 For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth <3146> every son whom he receiveth.
Mt 10:17 But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge <3146> you in their synagogues;
Heb 12:7 If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not?
Mt 24:13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Heb 12:11 Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
Ps 94:12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;
Re 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
2Co 4:17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
SWORD FOR SWORD: WICKED DESTROYED BY OWN DEVICE?
Isa 10:24 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite <05221> thee with a rod <07626>, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt.
Isa 11:4 But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite <05221> the earth with the rod <07626> of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.
Ex 21:20 And if a man smite <05221> his servant, or his maid, with a rod <07626>, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.
Re 11:7 And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.
Mt 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Isa 30:31 For through the voice of the LORD shall the Assyrian be beaten down, which smote <05221> with a rod <07626>.
Mt 26:52 Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.
Re 11:5 And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed.
REFINING THE ELECT: A NECESSARY PART OF THE JUDGMENT PROCESS?
Zec 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.
1Pe 4:12 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
1Pe 4:13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
Isa 51:3 For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
1Co 3:15 If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
Isa 30:27 Behold, the name of the LORD cometh from far, burning with his anger, and the burden thereof is heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire:
Ps 57:4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Ps 17:13 Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword:
The Bible appears to be associating rod of correction with antichrist ruling in tribulation with a destructive gospel. The elect were forced to endure this rod as they were beaten, corrected, scourged or chastised. However at the revelation of Christ, He began to unseal the Bible to bring them out of tribulation.