New American Standard Bible
"Yet you, his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, even though you knew all this,
King James Bible
And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;
Darby Bible Translation
And thou, Belshazzar, his son, hast not humbled thy heart, although thou knewest all this;
World English Bible
You, his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this,
Young's Literal Translation
'And thou, his son, Belshazzar, hast not humbled thy heart, though all this thou hast known;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart ... - As thou shouldst have done in remembrance of these events. The idea is, that we ought to derive valuable lessons from what has taken place in past times; that, from the events which have occurred in history, we should learn what God approves and what he disapproves; that we should avoid the course which has subjected others to his displeasure, and which has brought his judgments upon them. The course, however, which Belshazzar pursued has been that of kings and princes commonly in the world, and indeed of mankind at large. How little do men profit by the record of the calamities which have come upon others for their crimes! How little are the intemperate of one generation admonished by the calamities which have come upon those of another; how little are the devotees of pleasure; how little are those in places of power!
Library"So Then they that are in the Flesh Cannot Please God. "
Rom. viii. 8.--"So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God." It is a kind of happiness to men, to please them upon whom they depend, and upon whose favour their well-being hangs. It is the servant's happiness to please his master, the courtier's to please his prince; and so generally, whosoever they be that are joined in mutual relations, and depend one upon another; that which makes all pleasant, is this, to please one another. Now, certainly, all the dependencies of creatures one upon …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
Messiah Unpitied, and Without a Comforter
Meditations Before Dinner and Supper.
The Chorus of Angels
Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, 'How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve Me.
2 Chronicles 33:23
Moreover, he did not humble himself before the LORD as his father Manasseh had done, but Amon multiplied guilt.
2 Chronicles 36:12
He did evil in the sight of the LORD his God; he did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet who spoke for the LORD.
Thus I will punish the world for its evil And the wicked for their iniquity; I will also put an end to the arrogance of the proud And abase the haughtiness of the ruthless.
"But you said in your heart, 'I will ascend to heaven; I will raise my throne above the stars of God, And I will sit on the mount of assembly In the recesses of the north.
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