16 Then all the princes of the coast will step down from their thrones and lay aside their robes and take off their embroidered(A) garments. Clothed(B) with terror, they will sit on the ground,(C) trembling(D) every moment, appalled(E) at you.

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16 Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones, and lay away their robes, and put off their broidered garments: they shall clothe themselves with trembling; they shall sit upon the ground, and shall tremble at every moment, and be astonished at thee.

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16 Then all the (A)princes of the sea will (B)come down from their thrones, lay aside their robes, and take off their embroidered garments; they will clothe themselves with trembling; (C)they will sit on the ground, (D)tremble every moment, and (E)be astonished at you.

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35 All who live in the coastlands(A)
    are appalled(B) at you;
their kings shudder with horror
    and their faces are distorted with fear.(C)

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35 All the inhabitants of the isles shall be astonished at thee, and their kings shall be sore afraid, they shall be troubled in their countenance.

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35 (A)All the inhabitants of the isles will be astonished at you;
Their kings will be greatly afraid,
And their countenance will be troubled.

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“‘On that day messengers will go out from me in ships to frighten Cush(A) out of her complacency. Anguish(B) will take hold of them on the day of Egypt’s doom, for it is sure to come.(C)

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In that day shall messengers go forth from me in ships to make the careless Ethiopians afraid, and great pain shall come upon them, as in the day of Egypt: for, lo, it cometh.

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On that day (A)messengers shall go forth from Me in ships
To make the [a]careless Ethiopians afraid,
And great anguish shall come upon them,
As on the day of Egypt;
For indeed it is coming!”

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 30:9 Or secure
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Threefold Woe Over Babylon’s Fall

“When the kings of the earth who committed adultery with her(A) and shared her luxury(B) see the smoke of her burning,(C) they will weep and mourn over her.(D) 10 Terrified at her torment, they will stand far off(E) and cry:

“‘Woe! Woe to you, great city,(F)
    you mighty city of Babylon!
In one hour(G) your doom has come!’

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And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

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The World Mourns Babylon’s Fall

(A)“The kings of the earth who committed fornication and lived luxuriously with her (B)will weep and lament for her, (C)when they see the smoke of her burning, 10 standing at a distance for fear of her torment, saying, (D)‘Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! (E)For in one hour your judgment has come.’

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