“In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
The Lord God said, “Since man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil, he must not reach out, take from the tree of life, eat, and live forever.”
When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they raised their voices, saying in the Lycaonian language, “The gods have come down to us in the form of men!”
They expected that he would swell up or suddenly drop dead. But after they waited a long time and saw nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.
“Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre: This is what the Lord God says:Your heart is proud,
and you have said, ‘I am a god;
I sit in the seat of gods
in the heart of the sea.’
Yet you are a man and not a god,
though you have regarded your heart
as that of a god.
Will you still say, ‘I am a god,’
in the presence of those who kill you?
Yet you will be only a man, not a god,
in the hands of those who kill you.
The assembled people began to shout, “It’s the voice of a god and not of a man!”
Then they sweep by like the wind
and pass through.
They are guilty; their strength is their god.
Jacob became angry with Rachel and said, “Am I in God’s place, who has withheld children from you?”
But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God?
He will speak to the people for you. He will be your spokesman, and you will serve as God to him.
The Lord answered Moses, “See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh, and Aaron your brother will be your prophet.
A psalm of Asaph.God has taken His place in the divine assembly;
He judges among the gods:
I said, “You are gods;
you are all sons of the Most High.
Jesus answered them, “Isn’t it written in your scripture,I said, you are gods?
For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam.Do you really speak righteously, you mighty ones?
Do you judge people fairly?
If He called those whom the word of God came to ‘gods’—and the Scripture cannot be broken—