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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CommentaryClarke'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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LibraryThe 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
You still set yourself against my people and will not let them go.
"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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