17 For the Lord your God is God of gods(A) and Lord of lords,(B) the great God, mighty and awesome,(C) who shows no partiality(D) and accepts no bribes.(E)

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13 You said in your heart,
    “I will ascend(A) to the heavens;
I will raise my throne(B)
    above the stars of God;
I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly,(C)
    on the utmost heights(D) of Mount Zaphon.[a]
14 I will ascend above the tops of the clouds;(E)
    I will make myself like the Most High.”(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 14:13 Or of the north; Zaphon was the most sacred mountain of the Canaanites.

25 He will speak against the Most High(A) and oppress his holy people(B) and try to change the set times(C) and the laws. The holy people will be delivered into his hands for a time, times and half a time.[a](D)

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  1. Daniel 7:25 Or for a year, two years and half a year

11 It set itself up to be as great as the commander(A) of the army of the Lord;(B) it took away the daily sacrifice(C) from the Lord, and his sanctuary was thrown down.(D) 12 Because of rebellion, the Lord’s people[a] and the daily sacrifice were given over to it. It prospered in everything it did, and truth was thrown to the ground.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 8:12 Or rebellion, the armies

25 He will cause deceit(A) to prosper, and he will consider himself superior. When they feel secure, he will destroy many and take his stand against the Prince of princes.(B) Yet he will be destroyed, but not by human power.(C)

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He will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God(A) or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God’s temple, proclaiming himself to be God.(B)

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