Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:
A proud man
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever errs thereby is not wise.
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine, nor for rulers [to say], Where is strong drink?
Woe to those who rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink, who tarry late into the night, till wine inflame them!
They prepare the table, they set the watch, they eat, they drink. Rise up, ye rulers, anoint the shield.
When they are heated, I will make their feast. And I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says LORD.
Belshazzar the king made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.
What do ye devise against LORD? He will make a full end. Affliction shall not rise up the second time.
A proud man
Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright in him. (But the righteous man shall live by his faith.
For though LORD is high, yet he has respect to the lowly. But he knows the haughty from afar.
There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes, and their eyelids are lifted up.
The lofty looks of man shall be brought low, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
We have heard of the pride of Moab, [that] he is very proud, even of his arrogance, and his pride, and his wrath. His boastings are nothing.
Call together the archers against Babylon, all those who bend the bow. Encamp against her round about; let none thereof escape. Recompense her according to her work. According to all that she has done, do to her. For she has been p
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,
But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.
Woe to those who join house to house, who lay field to field, till there is no room, and ye be made to dwell alone in the midst of the land!
However he does not so reason, nor does his heart so think, but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off nations not a few.
Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and the eyes of man are never satisfied.
The leach has two daughters, [crying], Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, [yea], four that do not say, Enough:
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he who loves abundance, with increase. This also is vanity.
Because thou have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the peoples shall plunder thee, because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city and to all who dwell therein.
Those who see thee shall gaze at thee. They shall consider thee, [saying], Is this the man who made the earth to tremble, who shook kingdoms,
behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, says LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants of it, and against all these nations roun