12 Look on every one that is proud, and bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.

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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)
15 But you are brought down(G) to the realm of the dead,(H)
    to the depths(I) of the pit.(J)

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Footnotes

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

13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:

14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.

15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

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10 “‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Because the great cedar towered over the thick foliage, and because it was proud(A) of its height, 11 I gave it into the hands of the ruler of the nations, for him to deal with according to its wickedness. I cast it aside,(B)

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10 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Because thou hast lifted up thyself in height, and he hath shot up his top among the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up in his height;

11 I have therefore delivered him into the hand of the mighty one of the heathen; he shall surely deal with him: I have driven him out for his wickedness.

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The goat became very great, but at the height of its power the large horn was broken off,(A) and in its place four prominent horns grew up toward the four winds of heaven.(B)

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Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken; and for it came up four notable ones toward the four winds of heaven.

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