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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 a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?
It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink:
Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!
Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.
In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD.
Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.
What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.
A proud man
Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
We have heard of the pride of Moab; he is very proud: even of his haughtiness, and his pride, and his wrath: but his lies shall not be so.
Call together the archers against Babylon: all ye that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she hath done, do unto her: for she hath been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.
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:
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth!
Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.
Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Because thou hast spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the people shall spoil thee; because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.
They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, saith the LORD, and Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against the inhabitants thereof, and against all these nations round about, and will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, and an hissing, and perpetual desolations.