13 For he says:

“‘By the strength of my hand(A) I have done this,(B)
    and by my wisdom, because I have understanding.
I removed the boundaries of nations,
    I plundered their treasures;(C)
    like a mighty one I subdued[a] their kings.(D)

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  1. Isaiah 10:13 Or treasures; / I subdued the mighty,

24 By your messengers
    you have ridiculed the Lord.
And you have said,
    ‘With my many chariots(A)
I have ascended the heights of the mountains,
    the utmost heights(B) of Lebanon.(C)
I have cut down its tallest cedars,
    the choicest of its junipers.(D)
I have reached its remotest heights,
    the finest of its forests.
25 I have dug wells in foreign lands[a]
    and drunk the water there.
With the soles of my feet
    I have dried up(E) all the streams of Egypt.(F)

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  1. Isaiah 37:25 Dead Sea Scrolls (see also 2 Kings 19:24); Masoretic Text does not have in foreign lands.

20 But when his heart became arrogant and hardened with pride,(A) he was deposed from his royal throne(B) and stripped(C) of his glory.(D)

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11 Then they sweep past like the wind(A) and go on—
    guilty people, whose own strength is their god.”(B)

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“See, the enemy is puffed up;
    his desires are not upright—
    but the righteous person(A) will live by his faithfulness[a](B)

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  1. Habakkuk 2:4 Or faith