Isaiah 14:12-22 NIV

12 How you have fallen1 from heaven, O morning star,2 son of the dawn! You have been cast down to the earth, you who once laid low the nations!3

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13 You said in your heart, "I will ascend4 to heaven; I will raise my throne5 above the stars of God; I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly,6 on the utmost heights7 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;8 I will make myself like the Most High."9

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      15 But you are brought down10 to the grave,11 to the depths12 of the pit.13

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      16 Those who see you stare at you, they ponder your fate:14 "Is this the man who shook15 the earth and made kingdoms tremble,

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      17 the man who made the world a desert,16 who overthrew17 its cities and would not let his captives go home?"18

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      18 All the kings of the nations lie in state, each in his own tomb.19

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      19 But you are cast out20 of your tomb like a rejected branch; you are covered with the slain,21 with those pierced by the sword,22 those who descend to the stones of the pit.23 Like a corpse trampled underfoot,

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      20 you will not join them in burial,24 for you have destroyed your land and killed your people. The offspring25 of the wicked26 will never be mentioned27 again.

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      21 Prepare a place to slaughter his sons28 for the sins of their forefathers;29 they are not to rise to inherit the land and cover the earth with their cities.

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      22 "I will rise up30 against them," declares the LORD Almighty. "I will cut off from Babylon her name31 and survivors, her offspring and descendants,32" declares the LORD.

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