Ezekiel 21:26
Good News Translation
I, the Sovereign LORD, have spoken. Take off your crown and your turban. Nothing will be the same again. Raise the poor to power! Bring down those who are ruling!

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD God, command you to take off your royal turban and your crown, because everything will be different. Those who had no power will be put in charge, and those who now rule will become nobodies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord God: Remove the diadem, take off the crown: is it not this that hath exalted the low one, and brought down him that was high?

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Thus saith the Lord God: Remove the diadem, take off the crown: is it not this that hath exalted the low one, and brought down him that was high?

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Ezekiel 12:12,13 And the prince that is in the midst of them, shall be carried on shoulders, he shall go forth in the dark: they shall dig through the wall to bring him out: his face shall be covered, that he may not see the ground with his eyes. . . .

Ezekiel 16:12 And I put a jewel upon thy forehead and earrings in thy ears, and a beautiful crown upon thy head.

2 Kings 25:6,27 So they took the king, and brought him to the king of Babylon, to Reblatha, and he gave judgment upon him. . . .

Jeremiah 13:18 Say to the king, and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory is come down from your head.

Jeremiah 39:6,7 And the king of Babylon slew the sons of Sedecias, in Reblatha, before his eyes: and the king of Babylon slew all the nobles of Juda. . . .

Jeremiah 52:9-11,31-34 And when they had taken the king, they carried him to the king of Babylon to Reblatha, which is in the land of Emath: and he gave judgment upon him. . . .

Lamentations 5:16 The crown is fallen from our head: woe to us, because we have sinned.

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Ezekiel 17:24 And all the trees of the country shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree, and exalted the low tree: and have dried up the green tree, and have caused the dry tree to flourish. I the Lord have spoken and have done it.

1 Samuel 2:7,8 The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich, he humbleth and he exalteth: . . .

Psalm 75:7 For God is the judge. One he putteth down, and another he lifteth up:

Psalm 113:7,8 Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill: . . .

Luke 1:52 He hath put down the mighty from their seat and hath exalted the humble.

Context
The LORD's Sword of Judgment
25But thou profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come that hath been appointed in the time of iniquity: 26Thus saith the Lord God: Remove the diadem, take off the crown: is it not this that hath exalted the low one, and brought down him that was high?27I will shew it to be iniquity, iniquity, iniquity: but this was not done till he came to whom judgment belongeth, and I will give it him.…
Cross References
James 4:10
Be humbled in the sight of the Lord: and he will exalt you.

Psalm 75:7
For God is the judge. One he putteth down, and another he lifteth up:

Proverbs 27:24
For thou shalt not always have power: but a crown shall be given to generation and generation.

Jeremiah 13:18
Say to the king, and to the queen: Humble yourselves, sit down: for the crown of your glory is come down from your head.

Ezekiel 16:12
And I put a jewel upon thy forehead and earrings in thy ears, and a beautiful crown upon thy head.

Ezekiel 17:24
And all the trees of the country shall know that I the Lord have brought down the high tree, and exalted the low tree: and have dried up the green tree, and have caused the dry tree to flourish. I the Lord have spoken and have done it.

Additional Translations
This is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Remove the turban, and take off the crown. Things will not remain as they are: Exalt the lowly and bring low the exalted.Thus said the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high.

thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Remove the mitre, and take off the crown; this'shall be no more the same; exalt that which is low, and abase that which is high.

Thou hast taken off the mitre and put on the crown, it shall not have such another after it: thou hast abased that which was high, and exalted that which was low.

-- thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Remove the mitre and take off the crown; what is shall be no [more]. Exalt that which is low, and abase that which is high.

thus saith the Lord GOD: Remove the mitre, and take off the crown: this shall be no more the same: exalt that which is low, and abase that which is high.

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high.

thus says the Lord Yahweh: Remove the turban, and take off the crown; this [shall be] no more the same; exalt that which is low, and abase that which is high.

Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Turn aside the mitre, and bear away the crown, This -- not this -- the low make high, And the high make low.
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