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

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

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,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

By thy great wisdom - He attributed every thing to himself; he did not acknowledge a Divine providence. As he got all by himself, so he believed he could keep all by himself, and had no need of any foreign help.

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Ezekiel 28:2 Son of man, say to the prince of Tyrus, Thus said the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God...

Exodus 9:17 As yet exalt you yourself against my people, that you will not let them go?

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

Job 40:9-12 Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him...

1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?

2 Thessalonians 2:4 Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God...

James 1:11 For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it wither the grass, and the flower thereof falls...

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The Unseen Watcher
[This chapter is based on Daniel 5.] Toward the close of Daniel's life great changes were taking place in the land to which, over threescore years before, he and his Hebrew companions had been carried captive. Nebuchadnezzar, "the terrible of the nations" (Ezekiel 28:7), had died, and Babylon, "the praise of the whole earth" (Jeremiah 51:41), had passed under the unwise rule of his successors, and gradual but sure dissolution was resulting. Through the folly and weakness of Belshazzar, the grandson
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

True Greatness
[This chapter is based on Daniel 4.] Exalted to the pinnacle of worldly honor, and acknowledged even by Inspiration as "a king of kings" (Ezekiel 26:7). Nebuchadnezzar nevertheless at times had ascribed to the favor of Jehovah the glory of his kingdom and the splendor of his reign. Such had been the case after his dream of the great image. His mind had been profoundly influenced by this vision and by the thought that the Babylonian Empire, universal though it was, was finally to fall, and other kingdoms
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Exodus 9:17
You still set yourself against my people and will not let them go.

Ezekiel 28:2
"Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'In the pride of your heart you say, "I am a god; I sit on the throne of a god in the heart of the seas." But you are a mere mortal and not a god, though you think you are as wise as a god.

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