12 “How dyou are fallen from heaven,
O Day Star, eson of Dawn!
How you are cut down to the ground,
you who laid the nations low!
f‘I will ascend to heaven;
above the stars of God
gI will set my throne on high;
I will sit on the mount of assembly
in the far reaches of the north;3
I will make myself like the Most High.’
15 hBut you are brought down to Sheol,
to the far reaches of the pit.
and ponder over you:
‘Is this ithe man who made the earth tremble,
who shook kingdoms,
and overthrew its cities,
jwho did not let his prisoners go home?’
each in his own tomb;4
like a loathed branch,
kclothed with the slain, those pierced by the sword,
who go down to the stones of the pit,
like a dead body trampled underfoot.
because you have destroyed your land,
you have slain your people.
“May lthe offspring of evildoers
nevermore be named!
Or in the remote parts of Zaphon
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