Both Satan and Jesus are described the same way in the Bible!
By Guy Cramer
A reader emailed me with the following information (inside the box below):
The answer is not apparent in the (NIV) New International Version of the Bible, we must go to the original Hebrew text to find the answer:
The original Hebrew in Isaiah says, "O shining star, son of the morning, how you have fallen from the heavens." Whereas Jesus is the "Bright Morning Star" in Revelation. The confusion comes from the way they translated the Hebrew in the NIV. I have found time and time again that the New King James Version translates much more accurately than the NIV.
Isaiah 14 (NIV)
12 How you have fallen from heaven,
O morning star, son of the dawn!
You have been cast down to the earth,
you who once laid low the nations!
Isaiah 14 (NKJV)
The Fall of Lucifer
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!
While Satan may have been the Day Star he was the son of the morning. While Jesus is the Morning Star. Jesus and Satan (God and Satan) are not equals and never were. God is the creator while Satan (Lucifer) was created by God, the created cannot be equal to the creator.
Once again we find the Bible does not contradict itself.
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