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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 mocking, strong drink is noisy: and every one going astray by it will not be wise.
To whom wo? to whom want? to whom strife? to whom complaint? to whom wounds gratuitously? to whom dark fleshings of the eyes?
Not for kings, O Lemuel, not for kings to drink and for princes the desire of strong drink:
Wo to those rising early in the morning, they will follow strong drink; remaining in the evening, wine will inflame them.
Set in order the table; view the watch-tower; eat, drink: arise ye chiefs, anoint the shield.
In their heat I will set their drinkings, and I made them drunken so that they shall exult, and sleep an eternal sleep, and they shall not rouse up, says Jehovah.
Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.
What will ye purpose against Jehovah? he made a completion: straits shall not rise up twice.
A proud man
Behold, his soul being inflated in him, was not straight: and the just one shall live by his faithfulness.
If Jehovah is high, and he will see the humble one: and the lofty one he will know from far off.
A generation, how its eyes were raised up and its eyelashes will be lifted up.
The lofty eyes of man were humbled, and the height of men bowed down, and Jehovah alone was exalted in that day.
We heard the pride of Moab; he was greatly elated; his haughtiness and his pride and his wrath; not so his empty talk
Cause ye many to be heard against Babel: all ye bending the bow encamp against her round about; there shall be no escaping: requite her according to her work; according to all she did, do to her: for she acted proudly against Jehovah, against the Holy One of Israel.
And when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was strong for pride, he was brought down from the throne of his kingdom, and they took away his honor from him.
And he gives greater grace. Wherefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
Wo to those touching house upon house, they will bring near field upon field, till no more place, and ye dwelt yourselves alone in the midst of the earth.
And he will not thus purpose, and his heart will not reckon thus; for in his heart to destroy and to cut off nations not few.
Hades and destruction shall not be satisfied; and the eyes of man shall not be satisfied.
To the leech two daughters: Give, give. Behold, three shall not satisfied; four shall not say, Wealth:
He loving silver shall not be satisfied with silver; and whoever loved not the increase with the multitude. Also this is vanity.
For thou didst spoil many nations, all the rest of the peoples shall spoil thee; from the bloods of man, and the violence of the land, of the city, and all dwelling in it.
They seeing thee shall look upon thee, they shall attend to thee. This the man moving the earth, shaking kingdoms:
Behold me sending, and I took all the families of the north, says Jehovah, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, my servant, and I brought them against this land and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations round about, and I devoted them to destruction, and I set them for a desolation and for a hissing, and for perpetual wastes.