"Even God knows that on the day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you'll become like God, knowing good and evil."
Later, the LORD God said, "Look! The man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, so he won't reach out, also take from the tree of life, eat, and then live forever "
When the crowds saw what Paul had done, they shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have become like men and have come down to us!"
They were expecting him to swell up or suddenly drop dead, but after waiting a long time and seeing nothing unusual happen to him, they changed their minds and said he was a god.
"Son of Man, tell Tyre's Commander-in-Chief, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because your heart is arrogant, and because you keep saying, "I have taken my seat, I am a god, seated in God's seat right in the middle of the sea,' and because you're a man, and not a god, even though you pretend that you have a god-like heart"
Is that when you'll say, "I'm God' to the face of those who will be killing you? After all, you're a man, and have never been a god, especially when you're under the control of those who will defile you!
The people kept shouting, "This is the voice of a god, not of a man!"
Then like the wind sweeping by they will pass through they're guilty because they say their power is their god."
That made Jacob angry with Rachel, so he asked her, "Can I take God's place, who has not allowed you to conceive?"
"Don't be afraid," Joseph responded. "Am I sitting in God's place?
He is to speak to the people for you as your spokesman and you are to act in the role of God for him.
The LORD told Moses, "Listen! I've positioned you as God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron will be your prophet.
God takes his stand in the divine assembly; among the divine beings he renders judgment:
"Indeed I said, "You are gods, and all of you are sons of the Most High.
Jesus replied to them, "Is it not written in your Law, "I said, "You are gods"'?
How is it that by remaining silent you can speak righteously? How can you judge people fairly?
If he called those to whom a message from God came "gods' (and the Scripture cannot be disregarded),