Isaiah 14:11-21 NIV

11 All your pomp has been brought down to the grave,1 along with the noise of your harps;2 maggots are spread out beneath you and worms3 cover you.4

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12 How you have fallen5 from heaven, O morning star,6 son of the dawn! You have been cast down to the earth, you who once laid low the nations!7

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13 You said in your heart, "I will ascend8 to heaven; I will raise my throne9 above the stars of God; I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly,10 on the utmost heights11 of the sacred mountain.a

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    • c 14:13 - Or "the north"; Hebrew "Zaphon"
      14 I will ascend above the tops of the clouds;12 I will make myself like the Most High."13

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      15 But you are brought down14 to the grave,15 to the depths16 of the pit.17

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      16 Those who see you stare at you, they ponder your fate:18 "Is this the man who shook19 the earth and made kingdoms tremble,

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      17 the man who made the world a desert,20 who overthrew21 its cities and would not let his captives go home?"22

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      18 All the kings of the nations lie in state, each in his own tomb.23

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      19 But you are cast out24 of your tomb like a rejected branch; you are covered with the slain,25 with those pierced by the sword,26 those who descend to the stones of the pit.27 Like a corpse trampled underfoot,

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      20 you will not join them in burial,28 for you have destroyed your land and killed your people. The offspring29 of the wicked30 will never be mentioned31 again.

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      21 Prepare a place to slaughter his sons32 for the sins of their forefathers;33 they are not to rise to inherit the land and cover the earth with their cities.

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