Isaiah 14:12–17

12 “How you have afallen from heaven,

O 1bstar of the morning, son of the dawn!

You have been cut down to the earth,

You who have weakened the nations!

13 “But you said in your heart,

‘I will aascend to heaven;

I will braise my throne above the stars of God,

And I will sit on the mount of assembly

In the recesses of the north.

14 ‘I will ascend above the heights of the clouds;

aI will make myself like the Most High.’

15 “Nevertheless you awill be thrust down to Sheol,

To the recesses of the pit.

16 “Those who see you will gaze at you,

They will 1ponder over you, saying,

‘Is this the man who made the earth tremble,

Who shook kingdoms,

17 Who made the world like a awilderness

And overthrew its cities,

Who bdid not 1allow his prisoners to go home?’

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