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How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call for weeping, and for mourning, and for baldness, and for girding with sackcloth:
Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for you shall no more be called tender and delicate.
Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt securely, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how has she become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! everyone that passes by her shall hiss, and shake his fist.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.
Kings' daughters were among your honorable women: at your right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir.
Say unto the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your rule shall come down, even the crown of your glory.
And you said, I shall be a lady forever: so that you did not lay these things to your heart, neither did remember the latter end of them.
How does the city sit lovely, that was full of people! how has she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how has she become a slave!
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is grief.
And I am very much displeased with the nations that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they furthered the disaster.
But now you rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.