Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and not God, though thou set thine heart as the heart of God:

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Bible References

I sit

Ezekiel 28:12
"Son of man, sing a lament for the king of Tyre, and say to him, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'You were the sealer of perfection, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
Isaiah 14:13
You said to yourself, "I will climb up to the sky. Above the stars of El I will set up my throne. I will rule on the mountain of assembly on the remote slopes of Zaphon.
Daniel 4:30
The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"
2 Thessalonians 2:4
He opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, and as a result he takes his seat in God's temple, displaying himself as God.

Yet

Ezekiel 28:9
Will you still say, "I am a god," before the one who kills you -- though you are a man and not a god -- when you are in the power of those who wound you?
Psalm 9:20
Terrify them, Lord! Let the nations know they are mere mortals! (Selah)
Psalm 72:6
He will descend like rain on the mown grass, like showers that drench the earth.
Isaiah 31:3
The Egyptians are mere humans, not God; their horses are made of flesh, not spirit. The Lord will strike with his hand; the one who helps will stumble and the one being helped will fall. Together they will perish.

Thou set

Ezekiel 28:6
"'Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: Because you think you are godlike,
2 Thessalonians 2:4
He opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, and as a result he takes his seat in God's temple, displaying himself as God.

General references

Proverbs 30:13
There is a generation whose eyes are so lofty, and whose eyelids are lifted up disdainfully.

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