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11 He hath stretched out his hand over the sea, he hath shaken the kingdoms: Jehovah hath given commandment concerning [a]Canaan, to destroy the strongholds thereof. 12 And he said, Thou shalt no more rejoice, O thou oppressed virgin daughter of Sidon: arise, pass over to Kittim; even there shalt thou have no rest.

13 Behold, the land of the Chaldeans: [b]this people was not; the Assyrian founded it for them that dwell in the wilderness; they set up [c]their towers; they [d]overthrew the palaces thereof; they made it a ruin.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 23:11 Or, the merchant people
  2. Isaiah 23:13 Or, This people is no more; the Assyrian hath appointed it for the beasts of the wilderness
  3. Isaiah 23:13 Or, the towers thereof
  4. Isaiah 23:13 Or, raised up

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