"Son of man, tell the ruler of Tyre that 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.
Cross References2 Thessalonians 2:4
He will oppose and exalt himself above every so-called god or object of worship. So he will seat himself in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.
As much as she has glorified herself and lived in luxury, give her the same measure of torment and grief. In her heart she says, 'I sit as queen; I am not a widow and will never see grief.'
"For God knows that in the day you eat of it, your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."
Lay terror upon them, O LORD; let the nations know they are but men. Selah
I have said, "You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.
But like mortals you will die, and like rulers you will fall."
You said in your heart: "I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God. I will sit on the mount of assembly, in the far reaches of the north.
I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High."
Who planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose traders are princes, whose merchants are renowned on the earth?
But the Egyptians are men, not God; their horses are flesh, not spirit. When the LORD stretches out His hand, the helper will stumble and the one he helps will fall; both will perish together.
So now hear this, O lover of luxury, who sits securely, who says to herself, 'I am, and there is none besides me. I will never be a widow or know the loss of children.'
Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed, and complacent; they did not help the poor and needy.
Then they will lament for you, saying, "How you have perished, O city of renown, inhabited by seafaring men! She who was powerful on the sea, along with her people, who brought terror to all who lived there.
Tell Tyre, who dwells at the gateway to the sea, merchant of the peoples on many coasts, that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'You have said, O Tyre, "I am perfect in beauty."
And the word of the LORD came to me, saying,
By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, but your heart has grown proud because of it.'
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Because you regard your heart as the heart of a god,
Will you still say, "I am a god," in the presence of those who slay you? You will be only a man, not a god, in the hands of those who wound you.
This carefree city that dwells securely, that thinks to herself: 'I am it, and there is none besides me,' what a ruin she has become, a resting place for beasts. Everyone who passes by her hisses and shakes his fist.
and also upon Hamath, which borders it, as well as Tyre and Sidon, though they are very shrewd.
Chapter Outline1. God's judgment upon the prince of Tyrus for his sacrilegious pride
11. A lamentation of his great glory corrupted by Sidon
20. The judgment of Zion
24. The restoration of Israel
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ezekiel 28:5, 17
2 Chronicles 26:16
1 Timothy 3:6
1 Peter 5:5
Ezekiel 28:6, 9
Acts 12:22, 23
Isaiah 14:13, 14
Daniel 4:30, 31
2 Thessalonians 2:4
in the midst [heb] in the heart
Ezekiel 27:3, 4, 26, 27
Psalm 72:6, 7
2 Thessalonians 2:4
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