Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty?
But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened so that he dealt proudly, he was deposed from his kingly throne. And they took his glory from him,
They scoff, and in wickedness utter oppression. They speak loftily.
Pride [is] before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
He takes all of them up with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his drag. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.
Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright in him. (But the righteous man shall live by his faith.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou have many goods laid up for many years. Take thine ease, eat, drink, be merry.
Because every man who lifts himself up will be made lower, and he who makes himself lower will be lifted up.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.
And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
And it came to pass, as they journeyed east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there.
And the great city became in three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And the great Babylon was remembered before God, to give to it the cup of the wine of the wrath of his anger.
and upon her forehead a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF WHORES AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
having stood from afar because of the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, the great city, Babylon, the mighty city! Because thy judgment has come in one hour.
1 Chronicles 29:12
Both riches and honor come of thee, and thou rule over all. And in thy hand is power and might. And in thy hand it is to make great, and to give strength to all.
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build is great. For our God is great above all gods.
For he says, Are not my rulers all of them kings?
By thy servants thou have defied LORD, and have said, With the multitude of my chariots I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the innermost parts of Lebanon. And I will cut down the tall cedars of it, and the choice fir
Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, Thus says lord LORD: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou have said, I am a god. I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas. Yet thou are man, and not God, though thou did set thy h
Speak, and say, Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great monster that lays in the midst of his rivers, that has said, My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.
O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom and greatness and glory and majesty.
when he showed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even a hundred and eighty days.
A man who is in splendor, and understands not, is like the beasts that perish.
Bless LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou are very great. Thou are clothed with honor and majesty,
I will meditate on the glorious majesty of thine honor, and of thy wondrous works.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Therefore whether ye eat, or drink, or anything ye do, do all to the glory of God.
And the nations will walk by the light of it. And the kings of the earth bring to them the splendor and worth of the nations into it.
How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?