Young's Literal Translation

Ezekiel 26

Tyrus, for insulting against Jerusalem, is threatened.

Ezekiel 26:1 And it cometh to pass, in the eleventh year, in the first of the month, there hath been a word of Jehovah unto me, saying: 'Son of man, Ezekiel 26:2 Because that Tyre hath said of Jerusalem: Aha, she hath been broken, the doors of the peoples, She hath turned round unto me, I am filled—she hath been laid waste, Ezekiel 26:3 Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I [am] against thee, O Tyre, And have caused to come up against thee many nations, As the sea causeth its billows to come up. Ezekiel 26:4 And they have destroyed the walls of Tyre, And they have broken down her towers, And I have scraped her dust from her, And made her for a clear place of a rock. Ezekiel 26:5 A spreading place of nets she is in the midst of the sea, For I—I have spoken—an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, And she hath been for a spoil to nations. Ezekiel 26:6 And her daughters who [are] in the field, by sword they are slain, And they have known that I [am] Jehovah,

The power of Nebuchadrezzar against her.

Ezekiel 26:7 For, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am bringing in unto Tyre Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, From the north—a king of kings, With horse, and with chariot, and with horsemen, Even an assembly, and a numerous people. Ezekiel 26:8 Thy daughters in the field by sword he slayeth, And he hath made against thee a fort, And hath poured out against thee a mount, And hath raised against thee a buckler. Ezekiel 26:9 And a battering-ram before him he placeth against thy walls, And thy towers he breaketh by his weapons. Ezekiel 26:10 From the abundance of his horses cover thee doth their dust, From the noise of horseman, and wheel, and rider, Shake do thy walls, in his coming in to thy gates, As the coming into a city broken-up. Ezekiel 26:11 With hoofs of his horses he treadeth all thine out-places, Thy people by sword he doth slay, And the pillars of thy strength to the earth come down. Ezekiel 26:12 And they have spoiled thy wealth, And they have plundered thy merchandise, And they have thrown down thy walls, And thy desirable houses they break down, And thy stones, and thy wood, and thy dust, In the midst of the waters they place. Ezekiel 26:13 And I have caused the noise of thy songs to cease, And the voice of thy harps is heard no more. Ezekiel 26:14 And I have given thee up for a clear place of a rock, A spreading-place of nets thou art, Thou art not built up any more, For I, Jehovah, I have spoken, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

The mourning and astonishment of the sea at her fall.

Ezekiel 26:15 Thus said the Lord Jehovah to Tyre: Do not—from the noise of thy fall, In the groaning of the wounded, In the slaying of the slaughter in thy midst, The isles shake? Ezekiel 26:16 And come down from off their thrones have all princes of the sea, And they have turned aside their robes, And their embroidered garments strip off, Trembling they put on, on the earth they sit, And they have trembled every moment, And they have been astonished at thee, Ezekiel 26:17 And have lifted up for thee a lamentation, And said to thee: How hast thou perished, That art inhabited from the seas, The praised city, that was strong in the sea, She and her inhabitants, Who put their terror on all her inhabitants! Ezekiel 26:18 Now they tremble, is it not the day of thy fall? Troubled have been the isles that [are] in the sea, at thine outgoing. Ezekiel 26:19 For thus said the Lord Jehovah: In my making thee a city wasted, Like cities that have not been inhabited, In bringing up against thee the deep, Then covered thee have the great waters. Ezekiel 26:20 And I have caused thee to go down, With those going down to the pit, Unto the people of old, And I have caused thee to dwell in the land, The lower parts—in wastes of old, With those going down to the pit, So that thou art not inhabited, And I have given beauty in the land of the living. Ezekiel 26:21 Wastes I do make thee, and thou art not, And thou art sought, and art not found any more—to the age, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah!'

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