14 I will ascend above the tops of the clouds;s
I will make myself like the Most High.”t
they ponder your fate:y
“Is this the man who shookz the earth
and made kingdoms tremble,
17 the man who made the world a wilderness,a
who overthrewb its cities
and would not let his captives go home?”c
each in his own tomb.d
19 But you are cast oute of your tomb
like a rejected branch;
you are covered with the slain,f
with those pierced by the sword,g
those who descend to the stones of the pit.h
Like a corpse trampled underfoot,
20 you will not join them in burial,i
for you have destroyed your land
and killed your people.
never be mentionedl again.
21 Prepare a place to slaughter his childrenm
for the sins of their ancestors;n
they are not to rise to inherit the land
and cover the earth with their cities.