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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 mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:
They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
They take up all of them with the hook, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragnet: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.
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 from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is your judgment come.
1 Chronicles 29:12
Both riches and honor come from you, and you reign over all; and in your hand is power and might; and in your hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.
2 Chronicles 2:5
And the house which I build will be great: for great is our God above all gods.
For he says, Are not my princes altogether kings?
By your servants have you reproached the Lord, and have said, By the multitude of my chariots have I come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon; and I will cut down its tall cedars, and its choice fir trees: and I will enter into its farthest height, and the forest of its Carmel.
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:
Speak, and say, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great monster that lies in the midst of his rivers, who has said, My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.
O king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor:
When he showed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even a hundred and fourscore days.
Man that is in honor, and understands not, is like the beasts that perish.
Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, you are very great; you are clothed with honor and majesty.
I will speak of the glorious honor of your majesty, and of your wondrous works.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatsoever you do, do all to the glory of God.
And the nations of them who are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honor into it.
How is the city of praise not left, the city of my joy!