Habakkuk 1:11
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New International Version
Then they sweep past like the wind and go on-- guilty people, whose own strength is their god."

King James Bible
Then shall his mind change, and he shall pass over, and offend, imputing this his power unto his god.

Darby Bible Translation
Then will his mind change, and he will pass on, and become guilty: this his power is become his +god.

World English Bible
Then he sweeps by like the wind, and goes on. He is indeed guilty, whose strength is his god."

Young's Literal Translation
Then passed on hath the spirit, Yea, he doth transgress, And doth ascribe this his power to his god.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then shall his mind change - This is thought to relate to the change which took place in Nebuchadnezzar, when "a beast's heart was given to him," and he was "driven from the dwellings of men." And this was because of his offending - his pride and arrogance; and his attributing all his success, etc., to his idols.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

shall his.

Daniel 4:30-34 The king spoke, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power...

imputing.

Daniel 5:3,4,20 Then they brought the golden vessels that were taken out of the temple of the house of God which was at Jerusalem; and the king...

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Though These Eternal Moral Obligations are Indeed of Themselves Incumbent on all Rational Beings,
even antecedent to the consideration of their being the positive will and command of God, yet that which most strongly confirms, and in practice most effectually and indispensably enforces them upon us, is this; that both from the perfections of God, and the nature of things, and from several other collateral considerations, it appears, that as God is himself necessarily just and good in the exercise of his infinite power in the government of the whole world, so he cannot but likewise positively
Samuel Clarke—A Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God

The Holiness of God
The next attribute is God's holiness. Exod 15:51. Glorious in holiness.' Holiness is the most sparkling jewel of his crown; it is the name by which God is known. Psa 111:1. Holy and reverend is his name.' He is the holy One.' Job 6:60. Seraphims cry, Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts, the whole earth is full of his glory.' Isa 6:6. His power makes him mighty, his holiness makes him glorious. God's holiness consists in his perfect love of righteousness, and abhorrence of evil. Of purer eyes than
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Jeremiah 2:3
Israel was holy to the LORD, the firstfruits of his harvest; all who devoured her were held guilty, and disaster overtook them,'" declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 4:11
At that time this people and Jerusalem will be told, "A scorching wind from the barren heights in the desert blows toward my people, but not to winnow or cleanse;

Jeremiah 4:12
a wind too strong for that comes from me. Now I pronounce my judgments against them."

Daniel 4:30
he said, "Is not this the great Babylon I have built as the royal residence, by my mighty power and for the glory of my majesty?"

Habakkuk 1:16
Therefore he sacrifices to his net and burns incense to his dragnet, for by his net he lives in luxury and enjoys the choicest food.

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