New Living Translation
For they shake their fists at God, defying 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:25 For - Now he gives the reason of all the fore - mentioned calamities, which was his great wickedness. Against God - He sinned against God with an high hand. The Almighty - Which aggravates the madness of this poor worm that durst fight against the omnipotent God.
LibraryWhether Pride is the Most Grievous of Sins?
Objection 1: It would seem that pride is not the most grievous of sins. For the more difficult a sin is to avoid, the less grievous it would seem to be. Now pride is most difficult to avoid; for Augustine says in his Rule (Ep. ccxi), "Other sins find their vent in the accomplishment of evil deeds, whereas pride lies in wait for good deeds to destroy them." Therefore pride is not the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, "The greater evil is opposed to the greater good," as the Philosopher …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Redeemer's Return is Necessitated by the Lamentation of all Creation.
Whether There is Hope in the Damned
That dark day terrifies them. They live in distress and anguish, like a king preparing for battle.
Holding their strong shields, they defiantly charge against him.
he shows them the reason. He shows them their sins of pride.
"What sorrow awaits those who argue with their Creator. Does a clay pot argue with its maker? Does the clay dispute with the one who shapes it, saying, 'Stop, you're doing it wrong!' Does the pot exclaim, 'How clumsy can you be?'
Then say to the king, 'This is what the LORD says: You burned the scroll because it said the king of Babylon would destroy this land and empty it of people and animals.
But when his heart and mind were puffed up with arrogance, he was brought down from his royal throne and stripped of his glory.
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