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 removed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him.
They scoff and speak with malice. In arrogance, they threaten oppression.
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
He takes up all of them with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.
Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.
I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, towards one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."
The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
It happened, as they traveled from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they lived there.
The great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered in the sight of God, to give to her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
And on her forehead a name was written, "MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF THE PROSTITUTES AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH."
standing far away for the fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city. For your judgment has come in one hour.'
1 Chronicles 29:12
Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all; and in your hand is power and might; and it is in your hand to make great, and to give strength to all.
2 Chronicles 2:5
"The house which I build is great; for our God is great above all gods.
For he says, "Aren't all of my officials kings?
By your servants, have you defied the 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. I will cut down its tall cedars and its choice fir trees. I will enter into its farthest height, the forest of its fruitful field.
"Son of man, tell 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 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, that has said, 'My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.'
You king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father the kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and majesty.
He displayed the riches of his glorious kingdom and the honor of his excellent majesty many days, even one hundred eighty days.
A man who has riches without understanding, is like the animals that perish.
Bless the LORD, my soul. The LORD, my God, you are very great. You are clothed with splendor and majesty.
Of the glorious majesty of your honor, of your wondrous works, I will meditate.
1 Corinthians 10:31
Whether therefore you eat, or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
The nations will walk in its light. The kings of the earth bring their splendor into it.
How is the city of praise not forsaken, the city of my joy?