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CHAP. XXVI. The mourning for her. 663 12 | Thus saith the Lord God ; Be- || 8 He shall slay with the sword thy daughcause that Edom hath dealt against the ters in the field: and he shall make a fort house of Judah by taking vengeance, and against thee, and cast a mount against thee, hath greatly offended, and revenged him- and lift up the buckler against thee. self upon them ;

9 And he shall set engines of war a13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; / gainst thy walls, and with his axes he I will also stretch out mine hand upon shall break down thy towers. Edom, and will cut off man and beast 10 By reason of the abundance of his from it; and I will make it desolate from | horses their dust shall cover thee: thy walls Teman ; and they of Dedan shall fall by shall shake at the noise of the horsemen, the sword.

and of the wheels, and of the chariots, 14 And I will lay my vengeance upon when he shall enter into thy gates, as men Edom by the hand of my people Israel : enter into a city wherein is made a breach. and they shall do in Edom according to 11 With the hoofs of his horses shall he mine anger and according to my fury; tread down all thy streets : he shall slay and they shall know my vengeance, saith thy people by the sword, and thy strong the Lord God.

garrisons shall go down to the ground. 15 | Thus saith the Lord God; Be- 12 And they shall make a spoil of thy cause the Philistines have dealt by re- riches, and make a prey of thy merchanvenge, and have taken vengeance with a dise: and they shall break down thy walls, despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old and destroy thy pleasant houses : and they hatred ;

shall lay thy stones and thy timber and 16 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; thy dust in the midst of the water. Behold, I will stretch out mine hand upon 13 And I will cause the noise of thy the Philistines, and I will cut off the Che- songs to cease ; and the sound of thy rethims, and destroy the remnant of the harps shall be no more heard. sea coast.

14 And I will make thee, like the top 17 And I will execute great vengeance of a rock : thou shalt be a place to spread upon them with furious rebukes; and nets upon; thou shalt be built 'no more : they shall know that I am the LORD, when for I the LORD have spoken it, saith the I shall lay my vengeance upon them.

Lord God. "CHAP. XXVI.

15 Thus saith the Lord God to 1 Tyrus for insulting against Jerusalem is Tyrus ; Shall not the isles shake at the

threatened. 7 Nebuchadrezzar's power sound of thy fall, when the wounded cry, against her. 15 The mourning for her. | when the slaughier is made in the midst A ND it came to pass in the eleventh of thee?

year, in the first day of the month, 16 Then all the princes of the sea shall that the word of the LORD came unto come down from their thrcnes, and lay me, saying,

away their robes, and put off their broid2 Son of man, because that Tyrus hath | ered garments : they shall clothe themsaid against Jerusalem, Aha, she is brok- selves with trembling; they shall sit uprn en that was the gates of the people : she the ground, and shall tremble at every is turned unto me : I shall be replenished, moment, and be astonished at thee. now she is laid waste :

17 And they shall take up a lamenta3 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; tion for thee, and say to thee, How art Behold, I am against thee, O Tyrus, and thou destroyed, that wast inhabited of will cause many nations to come up a- sea-faring men, the renowned city, which gainst thee, as the sea causeth his waves wast strong in the sea, she and her inhabto come up.

itants, which cause their terror to be on 4 And they shall destroy the walls of all that haunt it ! Tyrus, and break down her towers : I 18 Now shall the isles tremble in the will also scrape her dust from her, and day of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in make her like the top of a rock.

the sea shall be troubled at thy departure. 5 It shall be a place for the spreading

19 For thus saith the Lord God; of nets in the midst of the sea; for I have When I shall make thee a desolate city, spoken it, saith the Lord God : and it like the cities that are not inhabited; shall become a spoil to the nations. when I shall bring up the deep upon thee,

6 And her daughters which are in the and great waters shall cover thee; field shall be slain by the sword ; and they 20 When I shall bring thee down with shall know that I am the Lord.

them that descend into the pit, with the 7 For thus saith the Lord God; Be- people of old time, and shall set thee in hold, I will bring upon Tyrus Nebuchad- the low parts of the earth, in places desorezzar king of Babylon, a king of kings, late of old, with them that go down to from the north, with horses, and with the pit, that thou be not inhabited ; and chariots, and with horsemen, and com- | I shall set glory in the land of the living ; panies, and much people.

21 I will make thee a terror, and thou

THunto me, saying

664 The rich supply of Tyrus. EZEKIEL

The great fall thereof. shalt be no more : though thou be sought 17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they for, yet shalt thou never be foumd again, were thy merchants: they traded in thy saith the Lord God.

market wheat of Minnith, and Pandag, CHAP. XXVII.

and honey, and oil, und balm 1 The rich supply of Tyrus. 26 The great 18 Damascus was thy merchant in the

and irrecoverable fall thereof. multitude of the wares of tluy making, 'HE word of the LORD came again for the multitude of all riches, in the

wine of Helbon, and white wool. 2 Now, thou son of man, take up a 19 Dan also and Jaran going to and lamentation for Tyrus;

fro occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, 3 And say unto Tyrus, () thou that art | cassia, and calamus, were in thy market. situate at the entry of the sea, which art 20 Dedan wus thy merchant in preca merchant of the people for many isles, vous clothes for chariots. Thus saith the Lord God; (Tyrus, thou 21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kehast said, I am of perfect beauty. dar', they occupied with thee in lambs,

4 Thy bordersarein the midst of the seas, and rams, and goats: in these were they thy builders have perfecter thy beauty. thy merchants.

5 They have made all thy ship boards of 22 The merchants of Sheba and Raafir-tiees of Senir: they have taken cedars mah, they were thy merchants : they ocfrom Lebanon to make masts for thee. cupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices,

6 Of the oaks of Bashan have they and with all precious stones, and gold. made thine oars ; the company of the 23 Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the Ashurites have made thy benches of ivo- merchants of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilry, brought out of the isles of Chittim. mad, were thy merchants.

ñ Fine linen with broidered work from 24 These were thy merchants in all Egypt was that which thou spreadest sorts of things, in blue clothes, and broidforth to be thy sail ; blue and purple lered work, and in chests of rich apparel, from the isles of Elishah was that which bound with cords, and made of cedar, acovered thee.

mong thy merchandise. 8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad 25 The ships of Tarshish did sing of were thy mariners: thy wise men, O Ty- thee in thy market; and thou wastorerus, that were in thee, were thy pilots. plenished, and made very glorious in the

9 The ancients of Gebal and the wise i midst of the seas. men thereof were in thee thy calkers: all 26 ^ Thy rowers have brought thee the ships of the sea with their mariners into great waters: the east wind hath were in thee to occupy thy merchandise. broken thee in the midst of the seas.

10 They of Persia and of Lud and of 27 Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy merPhut were in thine army, thy men of chandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy war : they hanged the shield and helmet calkers, and the occupiers of thy merchanin thee; they set forth thy comeliness. dise, and all thy men of war, that are in

11 The men of Arvad with thine ar- thee, and in all thy company which is in my were upon thy walls round about, and the midst of thee, shall fall into the midst the Gammadims were in thy towers : of the eas in the day of thy ruin. they hanged their shields upon thy walls 28 The suburts' shall shake at the round about; they have made thy beau- || sound of the cry of thy pilots. ty perfect

29 And all that handle the oar, the 12 Tarshish tras thy merchant by rea- mariners, and all the pilots of the sea, son of the multitude of all kind of riches; I shall come down from their ships, they with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded || shall stand upon the land ; in thy fairs.

30 And shall cause their voice to be 13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they heard against thee, and shall cry bitterly, were thy merchants : they traded the and shall cast up dust upon their heads, persons of men and vessels of brass in thy they shall wallow themselves in the ashes: market.

31 And they shall make themselves ut14 They of the house of Trgarmah terly bald for thee, and gird' them with traded in thy fairs with horses and horse- || sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee men and mules.

with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing. 15 The men of Dedan were thy mer- 32 And in their wailing they shall take chants; many isles were the merchandise up a lamentation for thee, and lament of thine hand : they brought thee for a over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, present horns of ivory and ebony. like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?

16 Syria was thy merchant by reason 33 When thy wares went forth out of of the multitude of the wares of thy the seas, thou filledst many people; thou making: they occupied in thy fairs with didst enrich the kings of the earth with emeralds, purple, and broidered work, // the multitude of thy riches and of thy and fine linen, and coral, and agate. merchandise.

THE word of the Lord came again midst of the stones of fire.

God's judgment upon CHAP. XXVIII. the prince of Tyrus. 665

34 In the time when thou shalt be 14 Thou art the anointed cherub that broken by the seas in the depths of the covereth ; and I have set thee 80 : thou waters thy merchandise and aù thy com- wast upon the holy mountain of God; pany in the midst of thee shall fali. thou hast walked up and down in the

35 All the inhabitants of the isles shall midst of the stones of fire. be astonished at thee, and their kings shall 15 Thou wust perfect in thy ways be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in from the day that thou wast created, till their countenance.

iniquity was found in thee. 36 The merchants among the people 11 By the multitude of thy merchan shall hiss at thee; thou shalt be a terror, dise they have filled the midst of thee and never shalt be any more.

with violence, and thou hast sinned: CHAP. XXVIII.

therefore I will cast thee as profane out 1 God's judgment upon the prince of Ty of the mountain of God : and I will de

rus. 20 The judgment of Zidon. stroy thee, () covering cherub, from the
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12 Thine heart was lifted up because of 2 Son of man, say unto the prince of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisTyrus, Thus saith the Lord God; Be- dom by reason of thy brightness : I will cause thine heart is lifted up, and thou cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee hast said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of before kings, that they may behold God, in the midst of the seas ; yet thou thee. art a man, and not God, though thou set 18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by thine heart as the heart of God :

the multitude of thine iniquities, by the 3 Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel : iniquity of thy traffick; therefore 'will I there is no secret that they can hide from bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, thee :

it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee 4 With thy wisdom and with thine un- to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all derstanding thou hast gotten thee riches, them that behold thee. and hast gotten gold and silver into thy 19 All they that know thee among the treasures :

people shall be astonished at thee : thou 5 By thy great wisdom and by thy traffick shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be hast thou increased thy riches, and thine | any more. heart is lifted up because of thy riches : 20 Again the word of the LORD came

6 Therefore thus saith the Lord God;! unto me, saying, Because thou hast set thine heart as the 21 Son of man, set thy face against Ziheart of God;

don, and prophesy against it, 7 Behold, therefore I will bring strang- 22 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; ers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: Behold, I am against thee, O Zidon ; and and they shall draw their swords against I will be glorified in the midst of thee : the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall and they shall know that I am the LORD, detile thy brightness.

when I shall have executed judgments in 8 They shall bring thee down to the pit, 'her, and shall be sanctified in her. and thou shalt die the deaths of them that 23 For I will send into her pestilence, are slain in the midst of the seas.

and blood into her streets; and the wound9 Wilt thou yet say before him that | ed shall be judged in the midst of her by şlayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt the sword upon her on every side ; anch be a man, and no god, in the hand of they shall know that I am the LORD. him that slayeth thee.

2+1 And there shall be no more a prick10 Thou shalt die the deaths of the un- ing brier unto the house of Israel, nor circumcised by the hand of strangers : 1 any grieving thorn of all that are round for I have spoken it, saith the Lord God. i about them, that despised them; and they

11 | Moreover the word of the LORD shall know that I am the Lord Gop. came unto me, saying,

25 Thus saith the Lord God; When 12 Son of man, take up a lamentation | I shall have gathered the house of Israel upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto from the people among whom they are him, Thus saith the Lord God; Thou scattered, and shall be sanctified in them sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and in the sight of the heathen, then shall perfect in beauty.

they dwell in their land that I have given 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden to my servant Jacob. of God; every precious stone was tly cov- 26' And they shall dwell safely therein, ering, the sardius, topaz, and the dia- and shall build houses, and plant vinemond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, 1 yarıls ; yea, they shall dwell with confithe sapphire, the emerald, and the car- ilence, when I have executed judgments buncle, and gold: the workmanship of upon all those that despise them round thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared about them ; and they shall know that I in thee in the day that thou wast created. am the LORD their God.

666 The judgment of Pharaoh. EZEKIEL. The desolation of Egypt. CHAP. XXIX.

their habitation ; and they shall be there 1 The judgment of Pharaoh.8 The desola- a base kingdom.

tion of Egypt. 21 Israel shall be restored. 15 It shall be the basest of the kingI

the twelfth day of the month, the word more above the nations : for I will diminof the LORD came unto me, saying, ish them, that they shall no more rule

2 Son of man, set thy face against Pha- over the nations. raoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against 16 And it shall be no more the confiKim, and against all Egypt :

dence of the house of Israel, which bring3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord eth their iniquity to remembrance, when GoD; Behold, I am against thee, Pha- they shall look after them : but they shall raoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that know that I am the Lord God. lieth in the midst of his rivers, which hath 17 | And it came to pass in the seven said, My river is mine own, and I have and twentieth year, in the first month, in made it for myself.

the first day of the month, the word of 4 But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and the LORD came unto me, saying, I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up of Babylon caused his army to serve a out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the great service against Tyrus : every head fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales. was made bald, and every shoulder was

5 And I will leave thee thrown into peeled: yet had he no wages, nor his the wilderness, thee and all the fish of army, for Tyrus, for the service that he thy rivers : thou shalt fall upon the open had served against it : fields; thou shalt not be brought togeth- 19 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; er, nor gathered : I have given thee for Behold, I will give the land of Egypt meat to the beasts of the field and to the unto Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon ; fowls of the heaven.

and he shall take her multitude, and take 6 And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall her spoil, and take her prey: and it shall know that I am the Lord, because they be the wages for his army. have been a staff of reed to the house of 20 I have given him the land of Egypt Israel.

for his labour wherewith he served a7 When they took hold of thee by thy gainst it, because they wrought for me, hand, thou didst break, and rend all their saith the Lord God. shoulder: and when they leaned upon 21 | In that day will I cause the horn thee, thou brakest, and madest all their of the house of Israel to bud forth, and I loins to be at a stand.

will give thee the opening of the mouth 8.1 Therefore thus saith the Lord in the midst of them; and they shall God"; Behold, I will bring a sword upon know that I am the LORD. thee, and cut off man and beast out of

CHAP. XXX. thee.

1 The desolation of Egypt and her helpers. 9 And the land of Egypt shall be deso- 20 The arm of Babylon shall be strengthlate and waste; and they shall know that ened to break the arm of Egypt. I am liber To mine

, becaushave hatte said, THE word, si the Lord came again 10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, 2 Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus and against thy rivers, and I will make saith the Lord God; Howl ye, Woe the land of Egypt utterly waste and des- worth the day! blate, from the tower of Syene even unto 3 For the day is near, even the day of the border of Ethiopia.

the LORD is near, a cloudy day; it shall 11 No foot of man shall pass through be the time of the heathen. it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it,

14 And the sword shall come upon licither shall it be inhabited forty years. sypt, and great pain shall be in Ethiopia,

12 And I will make the land of Egypt when the slain shall fall in Egypt, and desolate in the midst of the countries that they shall take away her multitude, and are desolate, and her cities among the her foundations shall be broken down. are laid waste shall be reso.

5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and late forty years: and I will scatter the all the mingled people, and Chub, and Egyptians among the nations, and will the men of the land that is in league, disperse them through the countries. shall fall with them by the sword.

13 1 Yet thus saith the Lord God; At 6. Thus saith the LORD ; They also the end of forty years will I gather the that uphold Egypt' shall fall ; and the Egyptians from the people whither they pride of her power shall come down : were scattered:

from the tower of Syene shall they fall in 14 And I will bring again the captivity it by the sword, saith the Lord God. of Egypt, and will cause them to return * And they shall be desolite in the midst into the land of Pathos, into the land of ll of the countries that are desolate, and her

cities that are

Egypt's fall by Babylon. CHAP. XXXI. The glory of Assyria. 667 eities shall be in the midst of the cities 23 And I will scatter the Egyptians that are wasted.

among the nations, and will disperse 8 And they shall know that I am the them through the countries. LORD, when I have set a fire in Egypt, 24 And I will strengthen the arms of the and when all herhelpersshall be destroyed. king of Babylon, and put my sword in his

9 In that day shall messengers go forth hand: but I will break Pharaoh's arms, from me in ships to make the careless and he shall groan before him with the Ethiopians afraid, and great pain shall groanings of a deadly wounded man. come upon them, as in the day of Egypt :

25 But I will strengthen the arms of for lo, it cometh.

the king of Babylon, and the arms of 10 Thus saith the Lord Gop; I will Pharaoh shall fall down; and they shall also make the multitude of Egypt to cease

know that I am the LORD, when I shall by the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of put my sword into the hand of the king Babylon.

of Babylon, and he shall stretch it out 11 He and his people with him, the upon the land of Egypt. terrible of the nations, shall be brought

26 And I will scatter the Egyptians to destroy the land : and they shall draw among the nations, and disperse them their swords against Egypt, and fill the among the countries ; and they shall land with the slain.

know that I am the LORD. 12 And I will make the rivers dry, and

CHAP. XXXI. sell the land into the hand of the wicked: 1 A relation unto Pharaoh, 3 of the glory and I will make the land waste, and all of Assyria, 10 and the fall thereof for that is therein, by the hand of strangers :

Pride. 18 The like destruction of Egypt. I the LORD have spoken it,

13 Thus saith the Lord God; I will year, in the third month, in the first also destroy the idols, and I will cause day of the month, that the word of the their images to çease out of Noph; and LORD came unto me, saying, there shall be no more a prince of the 2 Son of man, speak unto Pharaoh land of Egypt: and I will put a fear in king of Egypt, and to his multitude; the land of Egypt.

Whom art thou like in thy greatness? 14 And I will make Pathros desolate, 3 Bel old, the Assyrian was a cedar and will set fire in Zoan, and will exe

in Lebanon with fair branches, and with cute judgments in No.

a shadowing shroud, and of an high stat15 And I will pour my fury upon Sin, ure; and his top wa among the thick the strength of Egypt; and I will cut off boughs. the multitude of No.

4. The waters made him great, the 16 And I will set fire in Egypt: Sin deep, set him up on high with her rivers shall have great pain, and No shall be running round about his plants, and sent rent asunder, and Noph shall have dis

out her little rivers into all the trees of tresses daily.

the field. 17 The young men of Aven and of Pi- 5 Therefore his height was exalted beseth shall fall by the sword : and these above all the trees of the field, and his cities shall go into captivity.

boughs were multiplied, and his branches 18 At Tehaphnehes also the day shall became long because of the multitude of be darkened, when I shall break there waters, when he shot forth. the yokes of Egypt: and the pomp of her

6 All the fowls of heaven made their strength shall cease in her; as for her, a nests in his boughs, and under his branchcloud shall cover her, and her daughters es did all the beasts of the field bring shall go into captivity.

forth their young, and under his shadow 19 Thus will I execute judgments in dwelt all great nations. Egypt: and they shall know that I am 7 Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the LORD.

the length of his branches : for his root 20 | And it came to pass in the elev- || was by great waters. enth year, in the first month, in the sev- 8 The cedars in the garden of God enth day of the month, that the word of could not hide him : the fir-trees were the LORD came unto me, saying, not like his boughs, and the chesnut-trees

21 Son of man, I have broken the arm were not like his branches; not any tree of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and lo, it in the garden of God was like unto him

to put a roller to bind it, to make it strong tude of his branches: so that all the trees

9 I have made him fair by the multito hold the sword,

22 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; of Eden, that were in the garden of God, Behold, I am against Pharaoh king of E-envied him. gypt, and will break his arms, the strong,

10 7 Therefore thus saith the Lord and that which was broken; and I wil God; Because thou hast lifted up thyself cause the sword to fall out of his hand. in height, and he hath shot up his top

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