12 How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, You who weakened the nations! 13 For you have said in your heart: 'I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will also sit on the mount of the congregation On the farthest sides of the north; 14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High.' 15 Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol, To the lowest depths of the Pit.
The scripture Isaiah 14:3-23 is similar to Ezekiel 28:1-19 in that it starts with a description of a human king and then takes us on to speak about Satan himself. Isaiah 14:12-15 above can only fit the description of a fallen angelic being, and not a man.
We see from these verses above that Lucifer became proud and coveted the throne of God. He wanted to ascend from earth, above the clouds and the stars right up to the throne of God in heaven to become equal with God. He led a rebellion convincing a third of the angels to support him. (Revelation 12:4) The Bible says that a war broke out in heaven between the holy angels led by Michael and the fallen angels led by Satan.
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