17 Then they will take up a lament(A) concerning you and say to you:

“‘How you are destroyed, city of renown,
    peopled by men of the sea!
You were a power on the seas,
    you and your citizens;
you put your terror
    on all who lived there.(B)
18 Now the coastlands tremble(C)
    on the day of your fall;
the islands in the sea
    are terrified at your collapse.’(D)

19 “This is what the Sovereign Lord says: When I make you a desolate city, like cities no longer inhabited, and when I bring the ocean depths(E) over you and its vast waters cover you,(F)

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