30 “Therefore, this is the declaration of the Lord, the God of Israel:

‘Although I said
your family and your ancestral house
would walk before Me forever,(A)
the Lord now says, “No longer!”
I will honor those who honor Me,(B)
but those who despise Me will be disgraced.(C)

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23 Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them,(A) you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand.(B) But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 5:23 Lit and all your ways belong to Him

Go up into the hills, bring down lumber, and build the house. Then I will be pleased with it and be glorified,” says the Lord.

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