New International Version
because he shakes his fist at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,
King James Bible
For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself against the Almighty.
Darby Bible Translation
For he hath stretched out his hand against God, and strengthened himself against the Almighty:
World English Bible
Because he has stretched out his hand against God, and behaves himself proudly against the Almighty;
Young's Literal Translation
For he stretched out against God his hand, And against the Mighty he maketh himself mighty.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He stretcheth out his hand against God - While in power he thought himself supreme. He not only did not acknowledge God, by whom kings reign, but stretched out his hand - used his power, not to protect, but to oppress those over whom he had supreme rule; and thus strengthened himself against the Almighty.
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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All are Sinners.
The Character of Its Teachings Evidences the Divine Authorship of the Bible
Necessity of Contemplating the Judgment-Seat of God, in Order to be Seriously Convinced of the Doctrine of Gratuitous Justification.
Distress and anguish fill him with terror; troubles overwhelm him, like a king poised to attack,
defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield.
he tells them what they have done-- that they have sinned arrogantly.
"Woe to those who quarrel with their Maker, those who are nothing but potsherds among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, 'What are you making?' Does your work say, 'The potter has no hands'?
Also tell Jehoiakim king of Judah, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned that scroll and said, "Why did you write on it that the king of Babylon would certainly come and destroy this land and wipe from it both man and beast?"
But when his heart became arrogant and hardened with pride, he was deposed from his royal throne and stripped of his glory.
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