“And the staff of the man whom I choose shall sprout. Thus I will make to cease from me the grumblings of the people of Israel, which they grumble against you.”
Choose H977: To try; select; require.
“Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.”
“Peter answered him, ‘Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.’ Jesus said to him, ‘Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.’”
“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”
Sprout H6524: To break forth as a bud that is bloom; to spread; to fly; to flourish; spring up.
“You return man to dust and say, ‘Return, O children of man!’ …in the morning it flourishes and is renewed; in the evening it fades and withers.”
Psalm 90:3, 6
“In days to come Jacob shall take root, Israel shall blossom and put forth shoots and fill the whole world with fruit.”
“And on the vine there were three branches. As soon as it budded, its blossoms shot forth, and the clusters ripened into grapes.”
And the staff of the man whom I choose shall sprout.
“Behold, the day! Behold, it comes! Your doom has come; the rod has blossomed; pride has budded.”
“And he told them a parable: ‘Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. As soon as they come out in leaf, you see for yourselves and know that the summer is already near.’”
Cease H7918: To weave a trap.
“They served their idols, which became a snare to them.”
“The nations have sunk in the pit that they made; in the net that they hid, their own foot has been caught.”
“And when you saw that Nahash the king of the Ammonites came against you, you said to me, ‘No, but a king shall reign over us,’ when the LORD your God was your king. And now behold the king whom you have chosen, for whom you have asked; behold, the LORD has set a king over you.”
1 Samuel 12:12-13
Grumblings H8519: Murmur; obstinacy; to stop over night; abide all night; tarry that night.
“They murmured in their tents, and did not obey the voice of the Lord.”
“So the two of them sat and ate and drank together. And the girl’s father said to the man, ‘Be pleased to spend the night, and let your heart be merry.’ And when the man rose up to go, his father-in-law pressed him, till he spent the night there again.”
“For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, are drunk at night.”
1 Thessalonians 5:7
I will make to cease from me
“As I called, and they would not hear, so they called, and I would not hear,” says the LORD of hosts.”