He poureth contempt
upon princes, and causeth
them to wander in the wilderness
, [where there is
] no way.
Surely the princes
] fools, the counsel of the wise counsellors of Pharaoh is become brutish
: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I [am]
the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite
and heal [it
]: and they shall
] to the LORD, and he shall be intreated of them, and shall heal them.
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.
Now I Nebuchadnezzar
praise and extol and honour the King
of heaven, all
whose works [are
] truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk
in pride he is able to abase.
And the people gave a shout, [saying, It is
] the voice of a god, and not of a man. ... And immediately the angel
of the Lord smote him, because
he gave not God the glory: and he
was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.