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Isaiah 14:13 New English Translation (NET Bible)

13 You said to yourself,[a]
‘I will climb up to the sky.
Above the stars of El[b]
I will set up my throne.
I will rule on the mountain of assembly
on the remote slopes of Zaphon.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 14:13 tn Heb “you, you said in your heart.”
  2. Isaiah 14:13 sn In Canaanite mythology the stars of El were astral deities under the authority of the high god El.
  3. Isaiah 14:13 sn Zaphon, the Canaanite version of Olympus, was the “mountain of assembly” where the gods met.
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Isaiah 14:13 New International Version (NIV)

13 You said in your heart,
    “I will ascend to the heavens;
I will raise my throne
    above the stars of God;
I will sit enthroned on the mount of assembly,
    on the utmost heights of Mount Zaphon.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 14:13 Or of the north; Zaphon was the most sacred mountain of the Canaanites.
New International Version (NIV)

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