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The mourning for Tyrus. EZEKIEL. The rich supply of Tyrus. garrisons shall go down to the ground. fir-trees of Senir: they have taken cedars

12 And they shall make a spoil of thy from Lebanon to make masts for thee. riches, and make a prey of thy merchan 6 Of the oaks of Bashan bave they made dise: and they shall break down thy walls, thine oars the company of the Aşhurites and destroy thy pleasant houses: and they have made thy benches of ivory, brought shall lay thy stones, and thy timber, and out of the isles of Chittim. thy dust, in the midst of the water.

7 Fine linen with broidered work from 13 And I will cause the noise of thy Egypt was that which thou spreadedst forth songs to cease; and the sound of thy harps to be thy sail; blue and purple from the shall be no more heard.

isles of Elishah was that which covered 14 And I will make thee like the top of thee. a rock: thou shalt be a place to spread nets 8 The inhabitants of Zidon and Aryad upon;

thou shalt be built no more: for I the were thy mariners: thy wise men, O TyLORD have spoken it, saith the Lord God. rus, that were in thee, were thy pilots.

15 T Thus saith the Lord God to Ty. 9 The ancients of Gebal and the wise rus; Shall not the isles shake at the sound men thereof were in thee thy calkers : all of thy fall, when the wounded cry, when the ships of the sea with their mariners the slaughter is made in the midst of thee? were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.

16 Then all the princes of the sea shall 10 They of Persia,and of Lud, and of come down from their thrones, and lay Phut, were in thine army, thy men of war: away their robes, and put off their broider-they hanged the shield and helmet in thee; ed garments: they shall clothe themselves they set forth thy comeliness. with trembling; they shall sit upon the 11 The men of Arvad with thine army ground, and shall tremble at every mo- were upon thy walls round about, and the ment, and be astonished at thee.

Gammadims were in thy towers: they 17 And they shall take up a lamenta-hanged their shields upon thy walls round tion for thee, and say to thee, How art about;

they have made thy beauty perfect. thou destroyed, that vast inhabited of sea 12 Tarshish was thy merchant by reafaring men, the renowned city, which son of the multitude of all kind of riches was strong in the sea, she and her in- with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded habitants, which cause their terror to be on in thy fairs. all that haunt it!

13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they 18 Now shall the isles tremble in the were thy merchants: they traded the perday of thy fall; yea, the isles that are in sons of men and vessels of brass in thy the sea shall be troubled at thy departure. market.

19 For thus saith the Lord God; When 14 They of the house of Togarmah I shall make thee a desolate city, like the traded in thy fairs with horses and horsecities that are not inhabited; when I shall men and mules. bring up the deep upon thee, and great 15 The men of Dedan were thy merwaters shall cover thee;

chants; many isles were the merchandise 20 When I shall bring thee down with of thine hand: they brought thee for a them that descend into the pit, with the present horns of ivory and ebony. people of old time, and shall set thee in 16 Syria was thy merchant by reason of the low parts of the earth, in places deso- the multitude of the wares of thy making: late of old, with them that go down to the they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, pit, that thou be not inhabited ; and I shall purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, set glory in the land of the living ; and coral, and agate.

21 I will make thee a terror, and thou 17 Judah, and the land of Israel, they shalt be no more: though thou be sought were thy merchants: they traded in thy for, yet shalt thou never be found again, market wheat of Minnith and Pannag, saith the Lord God.

and honey, and oil, and balm. CHAP. XXVII.

18 Damascus was thy merchant in the THE word of the LORD came again multitude of the wares of thy making, for unto me, saying,

the multitude of all riches; in the wine of 2 Now, thou son of man, take up a la- Helbon, and white wool. mentation for Tyrus;

19 Dan also and Javan going to and fro 3 And say unto Tyrus, Othou that art occupied in thy fairs: bright iron, cassia, situate at the entry of the sea, which art a and calamus, were in thy market. merchant of the people for many isles, 20 Dedan was thy merchant in precious Thus saith the Lord God; O Tyrus, thou clothes for chariots, hast said, I am of perfect beauty. 21 Arabia, and all the princes of Kedar,

4 Thy borders are in the midst of the they occupied with thee in lambs,and rams, seas, thy builders have perfected thy and goats: in these were they thy merchants. beauty.

27 The merchants of Sheba and Raa5 They have made all thy ship-boards of mah, they were thy merchants: they oce

The great fall thereof. CHAP. XXVIII. The prince of Tyrus judged. cupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, midst of the seas; yet thou art a man, and and with all precious stones, and gold. not God, though thou set thine heart as the

23 Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the heart of God: merchants of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad, 3 Behold, thou art wiser than Daniel; were thy merchants.

there is no secret that they can hide from 24 These were thy merchants in all sorts thee: of things, in blue clothes, and broidered 4 With thy wisdom and with thine unwork, and in chests of rich apparel, bound derstanding thou hast gotten thee riches, with cords, and made of cedar, among thy and hast gotten gold and silver into thy merchandise.

treasures : 25. The ships of Tarshish did sing of 5 By, thy great wisdom and by thy thee in thy market; and thou wast re- traffic hast thou increased thy riches, and plenished, and inade very glorious in the thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches: midst of the seas.

6 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; 26 | Thy rowers have brought thee Because thou hast set thine heart as the into great waters: the east wind hath bro- heart of God; ken thee in the midst of the seas.

7 Behold, therefore I will bring Stran27 Thy riches, and thy fairs, thy mer-gers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: chandise, thy mariners, and thy pilots, thy and they shall draw their swords against calkers, and the occupiers of thy mer- the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall chandise, and all thy men of war, that are defile thy brightness. in thee, and in all thy company which is 8 They shall bring thee down to the in the midst of thee, shall fall into the pit, and thou shalt die the deaths of them midst of the seas in the day of thy ruin. that are slain in the midst of the seas.

28 The suburbs shall shake at the sound 9 Wilt thou yet say, before him that of the cry of thy pilots.

slayeth thee, I am God? but thou shalt be 29 And all that handle the oar, the ma- a man, and no God, in the hand of him riners, and all the pilots of the sea, shall that slayeth thee. come down from their ships, they shall 10 Thou shalt die the deaths of the un. stand upon the land;

circumcised by the hand of strangers: for 30 And shall cause their voice to be heard I have spoken it, saith the Lord God. against thee, and shall cry bitterly, and 11 1 Moreover the word of the LORD shall cast up dust upon their heads, they came unto me, saying, shall wallow themselves in the ashes: 12 Son of man, take up a lamentation

31 And they shall make themselves ut- upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto hiin, terly bald for thee, and gird them with Thus saith the Lord God; Thou scalest sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in bitterness of heart and bitter wailing: beauty.

32 And in their wailing they shall take 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden up a lamentation for thee, and lament ver of God: every precious stone was thy cothee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like vering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the destroyed in the midst of the sea ? the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the

33 When thy wares went forth out of sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, the seas, thou filledst many people; thou and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets didst enrich the kings of the earth with and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the multitude of thy riches and of thy the day that thou wast created. merchandise.

14 Thou art the anointed cherub that 34 In the time when thou shalt be bro- covereth; and I have set thee so: thou ken by the seas in the depths of the wa- wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou ters, thy merchandise and all thy company hast walked up and down in the midst of in the midst of thee shall fall.

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

16 By the multitude of thy merchandise 36 The merchants among the people they have filled the midst of thee with vioshall hiss at thee; thou shalt be a terror, lence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I and never shalt be any more.

will cast thee as profane out of the mounCHAP. XXVIII.

tain of God: and I will destroy thee, O THE word of the Lord came again covering cherub, from the midst of the

stones of fire. 2 Son of man, say unto the prince of 17 Thine heart was lifted up because of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord God; Because thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom thine heart is lifted up, and thou hast said, by reason of thy brightness: I will cast lom a God, I sit in the seat of God, in the thee to the ground, I will lay thec be

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The judgment of Zidon.

EZEKIEL. The desolation of Egypt. fore kings, that they may behold thee. rivers: thou shalt fall upon the open fields;

18 Thou hast dehled thy sanctuaries by thou shalt not be brought together, nor the multitude of thine iniquities, by the gathered : I have given thee for meat to iniquity of thy traffic ; therefore will I the beasts of the field and to the fowls of bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it the heaven. shall' devour thee, and I will bring thee to 6 And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall ashes upon

the earth in the sight of all them know that I am the LORD, because they that bebold thee.

have been a staff of reed to the house of 19. All they that know thee among the Israel. people shall be astonished at thee: thou 7 When they took hold of thee by thy shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be hand, thou didst break, and rend all their any more.

shoulder: and when they leaned upon thee, 20 q Again the word of the Lord came thou brakest, and 'madest all their loins unto me, saying,

to be at a stand. 21 Son of man, set thy face against 8 T Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Zidon, and prophesy against it, Behold, I will bring a sword upon thee,

22 And say, Thus saith the Lord God; and cut off man and beast out of thee. Behold, I am against thee, O Zidon; and 9 And the land of Egypt shall be desoI will be glorified in the midst of thee: late and waste; and they shall know that and they shall know that I am the LORD, I am the Lord: because he hath said, when I shall bave executed judgments in The river is mine, and I have made it. her, and shall be sanctified in her.

10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, 23 For I will send into her pestilence, and against thy rivers, and I will make the and blood into her streets; and the wounded land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, shall be judged in the midst of her by the from the tower of Syene even unto the sword upon her on every side; and they border of Ethiopia. shall know that I am the LORD.

11 No foot of man shall pass through 24 And there shall be no more alit, nor foot of beast shall pass through it; pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor neither shall it be inhabited forty years. any grieving thorn of all that are round 12 And I will make the land of Egypt about them that despised them; and they desolate in the midst of the countries that shall know that I am the Lord God. ure desolate, and her cities among the

25 Thus saith the Lord God; When I cities that are laid waste shall be desolate shall have gathered the house of Israel from forty years: and I will scatter the Egypthe people among whom they are scattered, tians among the nations, and will disperse and shall be sanctified in them in the sight them through the countries, of the heathen, then shallthey dwell in their 13 | Yet thus saith the Lord God; At land that I bave given to my servant Jacob. the end of forty years will I gather the

26 And they shall dwell safely therein, Egyptians from the people whither they and shall build houses, and plant vine-were scattered: yards; yea, they shall dwell with confi 14 And I will bring again the captivity dence, when I have executed judgments of Egypt, and will cause them to returu upon all those that despise them round into the land of Pathros, into the land of about them; and they shall know that I am their habitation; and they shall be there the LORD their God.

a base kingdom. CHAP. XXIX.

15 It shall be the basest of the kingdoms; IN N the tenth year, in the tenth month, in neither shall it exalt itself any more above

the twelfth day of the month, the word the nations : for I will diminish them, that of the Lord came unto me, saying, they shall no more rule over the nations,

2 Son of man, set thy face against 16 And it shall be no more the confi. Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy dence of the house of Israel, which bring. against him, and against all Egypt: eth their iniquity to remembrance, when

3 Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord they shall look after them: but they shall' Gon; Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh know that I am the Lord God. king of Egypt, the great dragon that lieth 17 1 And it came to pass in the seren in the midst of his rivers, which hath said, and twentieth year, in the first month, in My river is mine own, and I have made it the first day of the month, the word of the . for myself.

LORD came unto me, saying, 4 But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and 18 Son of man, Nebuchadrezzar king I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick of Babylon caused

his army to serve a great unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up service against Tyrus: every head was out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the made bald, and every shoulder was peelfish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales. ed: yet had he no wages, nor bis army;

5 And I will leave thee thrown into the for Tyrus, for the service that he båd wilderness, thee and all the fish of thy served against it:


the day!

Egypt is made desolate CHAP. XXX, XXXI. by the strength of Babylon.

19 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; destroy the idols, and I will cause their Behold, I will give the land of Egypt unto images to cease out of Noph; and there Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon; and he shall be no more a prince of the land of shall take her multitude, and take her Egypt: and I will put a fear in the land of spoil, and take her prey; and it shall be Egypt. the wages for his army.

14 And I will make Pathros desolate, 20. I have given him the land of Egypt and will set fire in Zoan, and will execute for his labour wherewith he served against judgments in No. it, because they wrought for me, saith the 15 And I will pour my fury upon Sin, Lord God.

the strength of Egypt; and I will cut off 21. In that day will I cause the horn the multitude of No. of the house of Israel to bud forth, and I 16 And I will set fire in Egypt: Sin will give thee the opening of the mouth in shall have great pain, and No shall be rent the midst of them; and they shall know asunder, and Noph shall have distresses that I am the LORD.

daily. CHAP. XXX.

17 The young men of Aven and of PhiTHE word of the LORD came again beseth shall fall by the sword: and these

me, saying,

cities shall go into captivity. 2 Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus 18 At Tehaphnehes also the day shall saith the Lord God; Howl ye, Wo worth be darkened, when I shall break there

the yokes of Egypt: and the pomp of her 3 For the day is near, even the day of strength shall cease in her: as for her, a the LORD is near, a cloudy day; it shall be cloud shall cover her, and her daughters the time of the heathen.

shall go into captivity. 4 And the sword shall come upon Egypt, 19 Thus will I execute judgments in and great pain shall be in Ethiopia, when Egypt: and they shall know that I am the the slain shall fall in Egypt, and they shall Lord. take away her multitude, and her founda 20 T And it came to pass in the eleventh tions shall be broken down.

year, in the first month, in the seventh day 5 Ethiopia, and Libya, and Lydia, and of the month, that the word of the LORD all the mingled people, and Chub, and the came unto me, saying, men of the land that is in league, shall fall 21 Son of man, I have broken the arm with them by the sword.

of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and lo, it shall 6 Thus saith the LORD; They also that not be bound up to be healed, to put a uphold Egypt shall fall; and the pride of roller to bind it, to make it strong to hold her power shall come down: from the the sword. tower of Syene shall they fall in it by the 22 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; sword, saith the Lord God.

Behold, I am against Pharaoh king of 7 And they shall be desolate in the Egypt, and will break his arms, the strong, midst of the countries that are desolate, and that which was broken; and I will and her cities shall be in the midst of the cause the sword to fall out of his hand. cities that are wasted.

23 And I will scatter the Egyptians 8 And they shall know that I am the among the nations, and will disperse them LORD, when I have set a fire in Egypt, and through the countries. when all her helpers shall be destroyed. 24 And I will strengthen the arms of the

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

25 But I will strengthen the arms of the 10 Thus saith the Lord God; I will also king of Babylon, and the arms of Pharaoh make the multitude of Egypt to cease by shall fall down; and they shall know that the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Ba- I am the LORD,

when I shall put my sword bylon.

into the hand of the king of Babylon, and 11 He and his people with him, the he shall stretch it out upon the land of refrible of the nations, shall be brought to Egypt. destroy the land: and they shall draw their 26 And I will scatter the Egyptians swords against Egypt, and fill the land among the nations, and disperse them with the slain.

among the countries; and they shall know 12. And I will make the rivers dry, and that I am the Lord. sell the land into the hand of the wicked :

CHAP. XXXI. and I will make the land waste, and all that is therein, by the hand of strangers :

ND it came to pass in the eleventh A

year, in the third month, in the first I the Lord have spoken it.

day of the month, thot the word of the 13 Thus saith the Lord God; I will also Lord came unto me, saying,

Glory and fall of Assyrio. EZEKIEL

A lamentation for the 2 Son of man, speak unto Pharaoh king and I restrained the floods thereof, and the of Egypt, and to his multitude ; Whom great waters were stayed: and I caused art thou like in thy greatness?

Lebanon to mourn for bim, and all the trees 3 | Bebold, the Assyrian was a cedar of the field fainted for him. in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a 16 I made the nations to shake at the shadowing shroud, and of a high stature ; sound of bis fall, when I cast him down to and his top was among the thick boughs. hell with them that

descend into the pit: 4 The waters made him great, the deep and all the trees of Eden, the choice and set him up on high with her rivers running best of Lebanon, all that drink water, sball round about his plants, and sent out her be comforted in the nether parts of the little rivers unto all the trees of the field. Jearth.

5 Therefore his height was exalted 17 They also went down into hell with above all the trees of the field, and his him unto them that be slain with the sword; bougbs were multiplied, and his branches and they that were his arm, that dwelt unbecame long because of the multitude of der his shadow in the midst of the heathen. waters, when he shot forth.

18 T To whom art thou thus like in 6 All the fowls of heaven made their glory and in greatness among the trees of nests in his boughs, and under his branches Eden? yet shalt thou be brought down with did all the beasts of the field bring forth the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of their young, and under his shadow dwelt the earth: thou shalt lie in the midst of the all great nations.

uncircumcised with them that be slain by 7 Thus was he fair in his greatness, in the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his the length of his branches : for his root multitude, saith the Lord God. was by great .

CHAP. XXXII. s The cedars in the garden of God A in the twelfth month, in the first day could not hide him : the fir-trees were not like his boughs, and the chesnut-trees were of the month, that the word of the LORD not like his branches ; not any tree in the came unto me, saying, garden of God was like unto him in bis 2 Son of man, take up a lamentation for beauty.

Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, 9 I have made him fair by the multitude Thou art like a young lion of the nations, of his branches : so that all the trees of and thou art as a whale in the seas : and Eden, that were in the garden of God, en-thou camest forth with thy rivers, and vied him.

troubledst the waters with thy feet, and 101 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; fouledst their rivers. Because thou hast lifted up thyself in 3 Thus saith the Lord God; I will height, and he hath shot up his top among therefore spread out my net over thee with the thick boughs, and his heart is lifted up a company of many people; and they shall in his height;

bring thee up in my net. 11 I have therefore delivered him into 4 Then will I leave thee upon the land, the hand of the mighty one of the heathen ; I will cast thee forth upon the open field, he shall surely deal with him : I have and will cause all the fowls of the heaven driven him out for his wickedness. to remain upon thee, and I will 6ll the

12 And strangers, the terrible of the na- beasts of the whole earth with thee. tions, have cut him off, and have left him: 5 And I will lay thy flesh upon the moun. upon the mountains and in all the valleys tains, and fill the valleys with thy height. his branches are fallen, and his boughs are 6 I will also water with thy blood the broken by all the rivers of the land; and land wherein thou swimmest, even to the all the people of the earth are gone down mountains; and the rivers shall be full of from his shadow, and have left him. thee.

13 Upon his ruin shall all the fowls of 7 And when I shall put thee out, I will the heaven remain, and all the beasts of cover the heaven, and make the stars the field shall be upon his branches : thereof dark ; I will cover the sun with a

14 To the end that none of all the trees cloud, and the moon shall not give herlight. by the waters exalt themselves for their 8 All the bright lights of heaven will I height, neither shoot up their top among make dark over thee, and set darkness upthe thick boughs, neither their trees stand on thy land, saith the Lord Gov. up in their height, all that drink water: 9 I will also vex the hearts, of many for they are all delivered unto death, to the people, when I shall bring thy destruction nether parts of the earth, in the midst of among the nations, into the countries which the children of men, with them that go thou hast not known. down to the pit.

10 Yea, I will make many people 15 Thus saith the Lord God; In the day amazed at thee, and their kings shall be when he went down to the grave I caused horribly afraid forthee, when I shall brana: a mourning : I covered the deep for him, lish my sword before them; and they shall

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