New Living Translation
The LORD of Heaven's Armies has done it to destroy your pride and bring low all earth's nobility.
King James Bible
The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah of hosts hath purposed it, to profane the pride of all glory, to bring to nought all the honourable of the earth.
World English Bible
Yahweh of Armies has planned it, to stain the pride of all glory, to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah of Hosts hath counselled it, To pollute the excellency of all beauty, To make light all the honoured of earth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:9 The Lord - This is the Lord's own doing. To stain - God's design is by this example to abase the pride of all the potentates of the earth.
Give vent to your anger. Let it overflow against the proud.
Humiliate the proud with a glance; walk on the wicked where they stand.
Human pride will be brought down, and human arrogance will be humbled. Only the LORD will be exalted on that day of judgment.
So my people will go into exile far away because they do not know me. Those who are great and honored will starve, and the common people will die of thirst.
The leaders of Israel are the head, and the lying prophets are the tail.
"I, the LORD, will punish the world for its evil and the wicked for their sin. I will crush the arrogance of the proud and humble the pride of the mighty.
I have a plan for the whole earth, a hand of judgment upon all the nations.
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