Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: so that thou didst not lay these things to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it.
Be seated in the dark without a word, O daughter of the Chaldaeans: for you will no longer be named, The Queen of Kingdoms.
Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, This is what the Lord has said: Because your heart has been lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I am seated on the seat of God in the heart of the seas; but you are man and not God, though you have made your heart as the heart of God:
Say to them, These are the words of the Lord: See, I am against you, Pharaoh, king of Egypt, the great river-beast stretched out among his Nile streams, who has said, The Nile is mine, and I have made it for myself.
At the end of twelve months he was walking on the roof of his great house in Babylon.
As for you, O King, the Most High God gave to Nebuchadnezzar, your father, the kingdom and great power and glory and honour:
Keep this in mind and be shamed; let it come back to your memory, you sinners.
If only they were wise, if only this was clear to them, and they would give thought to their future!
The prophets give false words and the priests give decisions by their direction; and my people are glad to have it so: and what will you do in the end?
Now the end has come on you, and I will send my wrath on you, judging you for your ways, I will send punishment on you for all your disgusting acts.
And I will give to Babylon, and to all the people of Chaldaea, their reward for all the evil they have done in Zion before your eyes, says the Lord.
And I am very angry with the nations who are living untroubled: for when I was only a little angry, they made the evil worse.
But now you go on glorying in your pride: and all such glorying is evil.