All the lands are at rest and at peace;(A)
    they break into singing.(B)
Even the junipers(C) and the cedars of Lebanon
    gloat over you and say,
“Now that you have been laid low,
    no one comes to cut us down.”(D)

The realm of the dead(E) below is all astir
    to meet you at your coming;
it rouses the spirits of the departed(F) to greet you—
    all those who were leaders(G) in the world;
it makes them rise from their thrones—
    all those who were kings over the nations.(H)
10 They will all respond,
    they will say to you,
“You also have become weak, as we are;
    you have become like us.”(I)
11 All your pomp has been brought down to the grave,(J)
    along with the noise of your harps;(K)
maggots are spread out beneath you
    and worms(L) cover you.(M)

12 How you have fallen(N) from heaven,
    morning star,(O) son of the dawn!
You have been cast down to the earth,
    you who once laid low the nations!(P)
13 You said in your heart,
    “I will ascend(Q) to the heavens;
I will raise my throne(R)
    above the stars of God;
I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly,(S)
    on the utmost heights(T) of Mount Zaphon.[a]

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

23 Sing for joy,(A) you heavens, for the Lord has done this;
    shout aloud, you earth(B) beneath.
Burst into song, you mountains,(C)
    you forests and all your trees,(D)
for the Lord has redeemed(E) Jacob,
    he displays his glory(F) in Israel.

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20 “Rejoice over her, you heavens!(A)
    Rejoice, you people of God!
    Rejoice, apostles and prophets!
For God has judged her
    with the judgment she imposed on you.”(B)

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