And it came to pass when the nations heard the sound of the trumpet, and pipe, and harp, and sackbut, and lute, and all kinds of music, all the nations, tribes, and languages, fell down and worshipped the golden image which king Nabuchodonosor had set up.
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At the outset the king admired the prophet’s wisdom, and professed belief that his God is the God of all. But in a brief period of time he returned to his former self, like a dog to his vomit, as the Scriptures says Prov 26:11. (Theodoret of Cyrus) or the fact that in a polytheistic country many gods were worshipped. (Fr. Most) It is the higher ranks which stand in the greater peril, and those who occupy the loftier position are the more sudden in their fall.