English Standard Version
Prophecy Against the Prince of Tyre
(C)“Because your heart is proud,
and (D)you have said, ‘I am a god,
I sit in the seat of the gods,
in the heart of the seas,’
yet (E)you are but a man, and no god,
(F)though you make your heart like the heart of a god—
3 (G)you are indeed wiser (H)than (I)Daniel;
no secret is hidden from you;
4 by your wisdom and your understanding
(J)you have made wealth for yourself,
and have gathered gold and silver
into your treasuries;
5 by your great wisdom in your trade
you have increased your wealth,
and (K)your heart has become proud in your wealth—
6 therefore thus says the Lord God:
(L)Because you make your heart
like the heart of a god,
7 therefore, behold, I will bring (M)foreigners upon you,
the most ruthless of the nations;
and they shall draw their swords against (N)the beauty of your wisdom
and defile (O)your splendor.
8 (P)They shall thrust you down into the pit,
(Q)and you shall die the death of the slain
in the heart of the seas.
9 (R)Will you still say, ‘I am a god,’
in the presence of those who kill you,
though (S)you are but a man, and no god,
in the hands of those who slay you?
10 (T)You shall die the death of the uncircumcised
by the hand of foreigners;
(U)for I have spoken, declares the Lord God.”
A Lament over the King of Tyre
“You were the signet of perfection,[a]
(Y)full of wisdom and (Z)perfect in beauty.
13 You were in (AA)Eden, the garden of God;
(AB)every precious stone was your covering,
(AC)sardius, topaz, and diamond,
beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire,[b] (AD)emerald, and carbuncle;
and crafted in gold were your settings
and your engravings.[c]
(AE)On the day that you were created
they were prepared.
14 You were an anointed (AF)guardian cherub.
I placed you;[d] you were on (AG)the holy mountain of God;
in the midst of the stones of fire you walked.
15 You were blameless in your ways
(AH)from the day you were created,
till unrighteousness was found in you.
16 In the abundance of (AI)your trade
you were filled with violence in your midst, and you sinned;
so I cast you as a profane thing from (AJ)the mountain of God,
and I destroyed you,[e] (AK)O guardian cherub,
from the midst of the stones of fire.
17 (AL)Your heart was proud because of (AM)your beauty;
you corrupted your wisdom for the sake of your splendor.
I cast you to the ground;
I exposed you before kings,
to feast their eyes on you.
18 By the multitude of your iniquities,
in the unrighteousness of your trade
you profaned your sanctuaries;
so (AN)I brought fire out from your midst;
it consumed you,
and I turned you to ashes on the earth
(AO)in the sight of all who saw you.
19 All who know you among the peoples
are appalled at you;
(AP)you have come to a dreadful end
and shall be no more forever.”
Prophecy Against Sidon
“Behold, (AU)I am against you, O Sidon,
and (AV)I will manifest my glory in your midst.
And (AW)they shall know that I am the Lord
(AX)when I execute judgments in her
and (AY)manifest my holiness in her;
23 for I will send (AZ)pestilence into her,
and blood into her streets;
and the slain shall fall in her midst,
by the sword that is against her on every side.
Then they will know that I am the Lord.
24 “And for the house of Israel (BA)there shall be no more a brier to prick or (BB)a thorn to hurt them among all their neighbors (BC)who have treated them with contempt. Then they will know that I am the Lord God.
Israel Gathered in Security
25 “Thus says the Lord God: (BD)When I gather the house of Israel from the peoples among whom they are scattered, and (BE)manifest my holiness in them in the sight of the nations, (BF)then they shall dwell in their own land that I gave to my servant Jacob. 26 (BG)And they shall dwell securely in it, and they shall build houses and plant vineyards. They shall dwell securely, (BH)when I execute judgments upon all their neighbors (BI)who have treated them with contempt. (BJ)Then they will know that I am the Lord their God.”
New International Version
A Prophecy Against the King of Tyre
28 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man(A), say to the ruler of Tyre, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:
“‘In the pride of your heart
you say, “I am a god;
I sit on the throne(B) of a god
in the heart of the seas.”(C)
But you are a mere mortal and not a god,
though you think you are as wise as a god.(D)
3 Are you wiser than Daniel[a]?(E)
Is no secret hidden from you?
4 By your wisdom and understanding
you have gained wealth for yourself
and amassed gold and silver
in your treasuries.(F)
5 By your great skill in trading(G)
you have increased your wealth,(H)
and because of your wealth
your heart has grown proud.(I)
6 “‘Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says:
“‘Because you think you are wise,
as wise as a god,
7 I am going to bring foreigners against you,
the most ruthless of nations;(J)
they will draw their swords against your beauty and wisdom(K)
and pierce your shining splendor.(L)
8 They will bring you down to the pit,(M)
and you will die a violent death(N)
in the heart of the seas.(O)
9 Will you then say, “I am a god,”
in the presence of those who kill you?
You will be but a mortal, not a god,(P)
in the hands of those who slay you.(Q)
10 You will die the death of the uncircumcised(R)
at the hands of foreigners.
I have spoken, declares the Sovereign Lord.’”
11 The word of the Lord came to me: 12 “Son of man, take up a lament(S) concerning the king of Tyre and say to him: ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:
“‘You were the seal of perfection,
full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.(T)
13 You were in Eden,(U)
the garden of God;(V)
every precious stone(W) adorned you:
carnelian, chrysolite and emerald,
topaz, onyx and jasper,
lapis lazuli, turquoise(X) and beryl.[b]
Your settings and mountings[c] were made of gold;
on the day you were created they were prepared.(Y)
14 You were anointed(Z) as a guardian cherub,(AA)
for so I ordained you.
You were on the holy mount of God;
you walked among the fiery stones.
15 You were blameless in your ways
from the day you were created
till wickedness was found in you.
16 Through your widespread trade
you were filled with violence,(AB)
and you sinned.
So I drove you in disgrace from the mount of God,
and I expelled you, guardian cherub,(AC)
from among the fiery stones.
17 Your heart became proud(AD)
on account of your beauty,
and you corrupted your wisdom
because of your splendor.
So I threw you to the earth;
I made a spectacle of you before kings.(AE)
18 By your many sins and dishonest trade
you have desecrated your sanctuaries.
So I made a fire(AF) come out from you,
and it consumed you,
and I reduced you to ashes(AG) on the ground
in the sight of all who were watching.(AH)
19 All the nations who knew you
are appalled(AI) at you;
you have come to a horrible end
and will be no more.(AJ)’”
A Prophecy Against Sidon
“‘I am against you, Sidon,
and among you I will display my glory.(AM)
You will know that I am the Lord,
when I inflict punishment(AN) on you
and within you am proved to be holy.(AO)
23 I will send a plague upon you
and make blood flow in your streets.
The slain will fall within you,
with the sword against you on every side.
Then you will know that I am the Lord.(AP)
24 “‘No longer will the people of Israel have malicious neighbors who are painful briers and sharp thorns.(AQ) Then they will know that I am the Sovereign Lord.
25 “‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: When I gather(AR) the people of Israel from the nations where they have been scattered,(AS) I will be proved holy(AT) through them in the sight of the nations. Then they will live in their own land, which I gave to my servant Jacob.(AU) 26 They will live there in safety(AV) and will build houses and plant(AW) vineyards; they will live in safety when I inflict punishment(AX) on all their neighbors who maligned them. Then they will know that I am the Lord their God.(AY)’”