Ezekiel 28:6
New International Version
"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Because you think you are wise, as wise as a god,

New Living Translation
"Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Because you think you are as wise as a god,

English Standard Version
therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Because you make your heart like the heart of a god,

Berean Study Bible
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you regard your heart as the heart of a god,

New American Standard Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, 'Because you have made your heart Like the heart of God,

King James Bible
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God;

Christian Standard Bible
"'Therefore, this is what the Lord GOD says: Because you regard your heart as that of a god,

Contemporary English Version
You compared yourself to a god, so now I, the LORD God,

Good News Translation
"Now then, this is what I, the Sovereign LORD, am saying: Because you think you are as wise as a god,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: Because you regard your heart as that of a god,

International Standard Version
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: "Because you've made your heart like that of God

NET Bible
"'Therefore this is what the sovereign LORD says: Because you think you are godlike,

New Heart English Bible
therefore thus says the Lord GOD: "Because you have set your heart as the heart of God,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
" 'This is what the Almighty LORD says: You think you are wise like God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Because thou hast set thy heart As the heart of God;

New American Standard 1977
Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, ‘Because you have made your heart Like the heart of God,

Jubilee Bible 2000
therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God,

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Because you have set your heart as the heart of God;

American King James Version
Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Because you have set your heart as the heart of God;

American Standard Version
therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thou hast set thy heart as the heart of God,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord; Since thou hast set thine heart as the hart of God;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, thus saith the Lord God: Because thy heart is lifted up as the heart of God:

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thou hast set thy heart as the heart of God,

English Revised Version
therefore thus saith the Lord GOD: Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God;

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set thy heart as the heart of God;

World English Bible
therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because you have set your heart as the heart of God,

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because of thy giving out thy heart as the heart of God,
Study Bible
Prophecy Against the King of Tyre
5By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, but your heart has grown proud because of it.’ 6Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because you regard your heart as the heart of a god, 7behold, I will bring foreigners against you, the most ruthless of nations. They will draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom and will defile your splendor.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:17
Still, you lord it over My people and do not allow them to go.

Ezekiel 28:2
"Son of man, tell the ruler of Tyre that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Your heart is proud, and you have said, "I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods in the heart of the sea." Yet you are a man and not a god, though you have regarded your heart as that of a god.

Treasury of Scripture

Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Because you have set your heart as the heart of God;

Because

Ezekiel 28:2
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:

Exodus 9:17
As yet exaltest thou thyself against my people, that thou wilt not let them go?

Job 9:4
He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?







Lexicon
Therefore
לָכֵ֕ן (lā·ḵên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus

this is what
כֹּ֥ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֣י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 136: The Lord

GOD
יְהוִ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

says:
אָמַ֖ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

‘Because
יַ֛עַן (ya·‘an)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3282: Heed, purpose, to indicate the reason, cause

you regard
תִּתְּךָ֥ (tit·tə·ḵā)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

your heart
לְבָבְךָ֖ (lə·ḇā·ḇə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3824: Inner man, mind, will, heart

as the heart
כְּלֵ֥ב (kə·lêḇ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

of a god,
אֱלֹהִֽים׃ (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative
(6) Set thine heart as the heart of God.--The same expression as in Ezekiel 28:2. (Comp. Obadiah 1:3, "The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee.") The meaning is plain: thou hast entertained thoughts and purposes fitting only to the Supreme.

28:1-19 Ethbaal, or Ithobal, was the prince or king of Tyre; and being lifted up with excessive pride, he claimed Divine honours. Pride is peculiarly the sin of our fallen nature. Nor can any wisdom, except that which the Lord gives, lead to happiness in this world or in that which is to come. The haughty prince of Tyre thought he was able to protect his people by his own power, and considered himself as equal to the inhabitants of heaven. If it were possible to dwell in the garden of Eden, or even to enter heaven, no solid happiness could be enjoyed without a humble, holy, and spiritual mind. Especially all spiritual pride is of the devil. Those who indulge therein must expect to perish.
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