Isaiah 14:13-14

Israel's Remnant Taunts Babylon

13 You said in your heart,
f 'I will ascend to heaven;
above the stars of God
g I will set my throne on high;
I will sit on the mount of assembly
in the far reaches of the north; 1
14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds;
I will make myself like the Most High.'

  1. Cross References
    Jeremiah 51:53
    Though Babylon should mount up to heaven, and though she should fortify her strong height, yet destroyers would come from me against her, declares the Lord.
    Amos 9:2
    If they dig into Sheol, from there shall my hand take them; if they climb up to heaven, from there I will bring them down.
    Matthew 11:23
    And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will be brought down to Hades. For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
    Luke 10:15
    And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You shall be brought down to Hades.
  2. Cross References
    Daniel 5:22 - 23
    And you his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this.
    2 Thessalonians 2:4
    Who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.
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