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11 The eyes of human pride shall be lowered,
    the arrogance of mortals shall be abased,
    and the Lord alone will be exalted, on that day.[a]
12 For the Lord of hosts will have his day
    against all that is proud and arrogant,
    against all that is high, and it will be brought low;
13 Yes, against all the cedars of Lebanon[b]
    and against all the oaks of Bashan,

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Footnotes

  1. 2:11 That day: i.e., the day of the Lord; cf. note on Am 5:18.
  2. 2:13 Lebanon: Mount Lebanon in Syria, famed for its cedars. Bashan: the fertile uplands east of the Sea of Galilee.

11 The eyes of the arrogant(A) will be humbled(B)
    and human pride(C) brought low;(D)
the Lord alone will be exalted(E) in that day.(F)

12 The Lord Almighty has a day(G) in store
    for all the proud(H) and lofty,(I)
for all that is exalted(J)
    (and they will be humbled),(K)
13 for all the cedars of Lebanon,(L) tall and lofty,(M)
    and all the oaks of Bashan,(N)

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