Isaiah 47:8
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New Living Translation
"Listen to this, you pleasure-loving kingdom, living at ease and feeling secure. You say, 'I am the only one, and there is no other. I will never be a widow or lose my children.'

King James Bible
Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Darby Bible Translation
And now hear this, thou voluptuous one, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thy heart, It is I, and there is none but me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know loss of children:

World English Bible
"Now therefore hear this, you who are given to pleasures, who sit securely, who say in your heart, I am, and there is none else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:

Young's Literal Translation
And now, hear this, O luxurious one, Who is sitting confidently -- Who is saying in her heart, 'I am, and none else, I sit not a widow, nor know bereavement.'

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

47:8 I am - Independent, and self - sufficient. None - Which is not either subject to me, or far inferior to me in power and glory. Shall not sit - I shall never want either a king or people to defend me.

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Revelation 18:7
She glorified herself and lived in luxury, so match it now with torment and sorrow. She boasted in her heart, 'I am queen on my throne. I am no helpless widow, and I have no reason to mourn.'

Isaiah 14:14
I will climb to the highest heavens and be like the Most High.'

Isaiah 22:13
But instead, you dance and play; you slaughter cattle and kill sheep. You feast on meat and drink wine. You say, "Let's feast and drink, for tomorrow we die!"

Isaiah 32:9
Listen, you women who lie around in ease. Listen to me, you who are so smug.

Isaiah 32:11
Tremble, you women of ease; throw off your complacency. Strip off your pretty clothes, and put on burlap to show your grief.

Isaiah 45:5
I am the LORD; there is no other God. I have equipped you for battle, though you don't even know me,

Isaiah 45:6
so all the world from east to west will know there is no other God. I am the LORD, and there is no other.

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