Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Though his excellency mounts up to the heavens, and his head reaches unto the clouds,
Does the eagle mount up at thy command and make her nest on high?
Thy arrogance has deceived thee, and the pride of thine heart, O thou that dost dwell in the clefts of the rock, that dost hold the height of the mountain: though thou should make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from there, said the LORD.
Woe to him that covets ill-gotten gain by violence for his house that he may set his nest on high, that he may escape from the power of evil!
How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, who didst claim the Gentiles as an inheritance!
Though Babylon should mount up to heaven, and though she should fortify her strength upon high, yet from me shall destroyers come unto her, said the LORD.
Though they dig unto Sheol, from there shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, from there I will bring them down;
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.