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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Though thou exalt thy selfe as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the starres, thence will I bring thee downe, saith the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"Though you build high like the eagle, Though you set your nest among the stars, From there I will bring you down, declares the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Though thou mount on high as the eagle, and though thy nest be set among the stars, I will bring thee down from thence, saith Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Though you go up on high like an eagle, though your house is placed among the stars, I will make you come down from there, says the Lord.
- Basic English Bible
Though thou exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith Jehovah.
- Darby Bible
Though thou shalt exalt thyself as the eagle, and though thou shalt set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.
- Webster's Bible
Though you mount on high as the eagle, and though your nest is set among the stars, I will bring you down from there," says Yahweh.
- World English Bible
If thou dost go up high as an eagle, And if between stars thou dost set thy nest, From thence I bring thee down, An affirmation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible
Though thou make thy nest as high as the eagle, and though thou set it among the stars, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
1:4 Bring thee down - God who is in the heavens would throw thee down. When men could not marshal armies against thee, stars should fight in their courses against thee. Nothing can stand which God will cast down, #Jer 49:16|,17.
Kosom's comment on 2015-06-02 00:15:26:
God will destroy the proud.Those people who are self righteous may try to do things in proportions that would disregard the sovereignty of the most high.
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