Ezekiel 28:2
"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 References
2 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.

Revelation 18:7
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.'

Genesis 3:5
"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."

Psalm 9:20
Lay terror upon them, O LORD; let the nations know they are but men. Selah

Psalm 82:6
I have said, 'You are gods; you are all sons of the Most High.'

Psalm 82:7
But like mortals you will die, and like rulers you will fall."

Isaiah 14:13
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.

Isaiah 14:14
I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High."

Isaiah 23:8
Who planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose traders are princes, whose merchants are renowned on the earth?

Isaiah 31:3
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.

Isaiah 47:8
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.'

Ezekiel 16:49
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.

Ezekiel 26:17
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 imposed terror on all peoples!

Ezekiel 27:3
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.'

Ezekiel 28:1
And the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Ezekiel 28:5
By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, but your heart has grown proud because of it.

Ezekiel 28:6
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: Because you regard your heart as the heart of a god,

Ezekiel 28:9
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.

Zephaniah 2:15
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.

Zechariah 9:2
and also against Hamath, which borders it, as well as Tyre and Sidon, though they are very shrewd.

Treasury of Scripture
Son of man, say to the prince of Tyrus, Thus said the Lord GOD; Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the middle of the seas; yet you are a man, and not God, though you set your heart as the heart of God:

the prince.


Ezekiel 28:5,17
By thy great wisdom and by thy traffick hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches: …

Ezekiel 31:10
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;

Deuteronomy 8:14
Then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage;

I am

Ezekiel 28:6,9
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God; …

Genesis 3:5
For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Acts 12:22,23
And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man…

I sit

Ezekiel 28:12-14
Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty…

Isaiah 14:13,14
For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: …

Daniel 4:30,31
The king spake, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honour of my majesty? …

in the midst [heb] in the heart

Ezekiel 27:3,4,26,27
And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord GOD; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty…


Ezekiel 28:9
Wilt thou yet say before him that slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be a man, and no God, in the hand of him that slayeth thee.

Psalm 9:20
Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Psalm 72:6,7
He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth…

thou set


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