You shall break them with a rod of iron; you shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Treasury of Scripture
Psalm 21:8,9 Your hand shall find out all your enemies: your right hand shall find out those that hate you...
Psalm 89:23 And I will beat down his foes before his face, and plague them that hate him.
Psalm 110:5,6 The Lord at your right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath...
Isaiah 30:14 And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare...
Isaiah 60:12 For the nation and kingdom that will not serve you shall perish; yes, those nations shall be utterly wasted.
Jeremiah 19:11 And shall say to them, Thus said the LORD of hosts; Even so will I break this people and this city, as one breaks a potter's vessel...
Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed...
Matthew 21:44 And whoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
Revelation 2:26,27 And he that overcomes, and keeps my works to the end, to him will I give power over the nations...
Revelation 12:5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up to God...
ContextWhy Do the Nations Rage?
1Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? 2The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, 3Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. 4He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the LORD shall have them in derision. 5Then shall he speak to them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure. 6Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion. 7I will declare the decree: the LORD has said to me, You are my Son; this day have I begotten you. 8Ask of me, and I shall give you the heathen for your inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession. 9You shall break them with a rod of iron; you shall dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. 10Be wise now therefore, O you kings: be instructed, you judges of the earth. 11Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 12Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Thou shalt rule them with a rod of iron, and shalt break them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt break them with a sceptre of iron, as a potter's vessel thou shalt dash them in pieces.
King James Bible
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost rule them with a sceptre of iron, As a vessel of a potter Thou dost crush them.'