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Ezekiel - Chapter 27
  • 1. The LORD said to me,
  • 2. "Mortal man, sing a funeral song for Tyre,
  • 3. that city which stands at the edge of the sea and does business with the people living on every seacoast. Tell her what the Sovereign LORD is saying: "Tyre, you boasted of your perfect beauty.
  • 4. Your home is the sea. Your builders made you like a beautiful ship;
  • 5. They used fir trees from Mount Hermon for timber And a cedar from Lebanon for your mast.
  • 6. They took oak trees from Bashan to make oars; They made your deck out of pine from Cyprus And inlaid it with ivory.
  • 7. Your sails were made of linen, Embroidered linen from Egypt, Easily recognized from afar. Your awnings were made of finest cloth, Of purple from the island of Cyprus.
  • 8. Your oarsmen were from the cities of Sidon and Arvad. Your own skillful men were the sailors.
  • 9. The ship's carpenters Were well-trained men from Byblos. Sailors from every seagoing ship Did business in your shops.
  • 10. "Soldiers from Persia, Lydia, and Libya served in your army. They hung their shields and their helmets in your barracks. They are the men who won glory for you.
  • 11. Soldiers from Arvad guarded your walls, and troops from Gamad guarded your towers. They hung their shields on your walls. They are the ones who made you beautiful.
  • 12. "You did business in Spain and took silver, iron, tin, and lead in payment for your abundant goods.
  • 13. You did business in Greece, Tubal, and Meshech and traded your goods for slaves and for articles of bronze.
  • 14. You sold your goods for workhorses, war-horses, and mules from Beth Togarmah.
  • 15. The people of Rhodes traded with you; people of many coastal lands gave you ivory and ebony in exchange for your goods.
  • 16. The people of Syria bought your merchandise and your many products. They gave emeralds, purple cloth, embroidery, fine linen, coral, and rubies in payment for your wares.
  • 17. Judah and Israel paid for your goods with wheat, honey, olive oil, and spices.
  • 18. The people of Damascus bought your merchandise and your products, paying for them with wine from Helbon and wool from Sahar. They traded wrought iron and spices for your goods.
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  • 20. The people of Dedan traded saddle blankets for your goods.
  • 21. The Arabians and the rulers of the land of Kedar paid for your merchandise with lambs, sheep, and goats.
  • 22. For your goods the merchants of Sheba and Raamah traded jewels, gold, and the finest spices.
  • 23. The cities of Haran, Canneh, and Eden, the merchants of Sheba, the cities of Asshur and Chilmad---they all traded with you.
  • 24. They sold you luxurious clothing, purple cloth, and embroidery, brightly colored carpets, and well-made cords and ropes.
  • 25. Your merchandise was carried in fleets of the largest cargo ships. "You were like a ship at sea Loaded with heavy cargo.
  • 26. When your oarsmen brought you out to sea, An east wind wrecked you far from land.
  • 27. All your wealth of merchandise, All the sailors in your crew, Your ship's carpenters and your merchants, Every soldier on board the ship--- All, all were lost at sea When your ship was wrecked.
  • 28. The shouts of the drowning sailors Echoed on the shore.
  • 29. "Every ship is now deserted, And every sailor has gone ashore.
  • 30. They all mourn bitterly for you, Throwing dust on their heads and rolling in ashes.
  • 31. They shave their heads for you And dress themselves in sackcloth. Their hearts are bitter as they weep.
  • 32. They chant a funeral song for you: 'Who can be compared to Tyre, To Tyre now silent in the sea?
  • 33. When your merchandise went overseas, You filled the needs of every nation. Kings were made rich By the wealth of your goods.
  • 34. Now you are wrecked in the sea; You have sunk to the ocean depths. Your goods and all who worked for you Have vanished with you in the sea.'
  • 35. "Everyone who lives along the coast is shocked at your fate. Even their kings are terrified, and fear is written on their faces.
  • 36. You are gone, gone forever, and merchants all over the world are terrified, afraid that they will share your fate."

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