Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens,(A) so that we may make a name(B) for ourselves; otherwise we will be scattered(C) over the face of the whole earth.”(D)

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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)

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Footnotes

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