Isaiah 14:3–11

And it shall come to pass in the day that the Lord shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve, That thou shalt htake up this ||proverb against the king of Babylon, and say,

How hath the oppressor ceased! the ||igolden city ceased!

The Lord hath broken kthe staff lof the wicked, and klthe sceptre of the rulers.

He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke,

He that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.

The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: mthey break forth into singing.

nYea, othe fir trees rejoice at thee, and opthe cedars of Lebanon, saying,

Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.

q||Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming:

It stirreth up rthe dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth;

It hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.

10  All they shall sspeak and say unto thee,

Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like unto us?

11  Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy tviols:

uThe worm vis spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.

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