Isaiah 14:13-23 NIV

13 You said in your heart, “I will ascend to the heavens; I will raise my throne above the stars of God; I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly, on the utmost heights of Mount Zaphon.a

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    • „ 14:13 - Or "of the north" ; Zaphon was the most sacred mountain of the Canaanites.
      14 I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.”

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      15 But you are brought down to the realm of the dead, to the depths of the pit.

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

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      17 the man who made the world a wilderness, who overthrew its cities and would not let his captives go home?”

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

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

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      20 you will not join them in burial, for you have destroyed your land and killed your people. Let the offspring of the wicked never be mentioned again.

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

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      22 “I will rise up against them,” declares the LORD Almighty. “I will wipe out Babylon’s name and survivors, her offspring and descendants,” declares the LORD.

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      23 “I will turn her into a place for owls and into swampland; I will sweep her with the broom of destruction,” declares the LORD Almighty.

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