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thou art cast out [shalak] of thy grave [qeber] like
an abominable [ta`ab] branch [netser], and as the raiment [labuwsh] of those that are slain [harag], thrust
through [ta`an] with a sword [chereb], that go down [yarad] to
the stones ['eben] of the pit [bowr]; as a carcase [peger]
trodden under feet [buwc]. KJV-Interlinear
"But you have been cast out of your tomb Like a rejected branch, Clothed
with the slain who are pierced with a sword, Who go down to the stones of the
pit, Like a trampled corpse. NASB
The worthlessness of the king to be, who is Satan, is described here.
The abominable branch, refers to a sucker branch, a shoot which grows typically out of the base of a tree, and is useless, stealing the nourishment from the tree, and therefore is typically cut off and thrown away.
And that is what Satan is. He made himself a useless branch, trying to steal from the tree, which is representative of Christ, the legitimate shoot who was raised up in history in accordance with God’s plan.
Satan had his own plan, and it was not a plan that originated on its own, that became his plan as he stole out of God’s plan.
And while kings throughout the ages, and even the dead of evil armies, were given some semblance of honor, in that they were buried and thus spared after death from the typical humiliation that occurs with dead bodies, then Satan on the other hand was not and will not be given that honor.
Burial of the dead is typically the last and final honor observed for the dead.
But Satan, in his rebellion, died to God and truth and all that is good, and he is maintained that rebellious attitude throughout the ages. He did not even have the decency to go off on his own and build up his own original plan, and own universe while leaving the rest of us alone. He instead stole, or is trying to steal, from Gods plan and destroy us all in the process in order to promote his own selfishness.
The raiment, or the clothing of the dead, is typically soiled and ruined with blood and mud and filth, and so the clothing is not worth keeping, is worthless, and it is thrown away.
And Satan is described as that clothing. He is soiled and ruined and worthless, and not even worthy of a decent burial.
The phrase, thrust through with the sword, is a description of violent death.
The phrase, stones of the pit, describes the commonness of graves that belong to people who are unknown, not kings, not celebrities, not even people of honor or integrity.
In the summary attitude toward Satan, is that he is so worthless, that even the common unmarked graves, reject him.
When all of history finally ends, there will be no memorial, no memory, no mention in any way, of Satan who was once Lucifer, the brightest morning star, but through arrogance came evil, and from evil came the most worthless of worthless.
And when you subscribe to worthless, then you are just that.
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.