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11 (A)He has stretched out his hand over the sea;
    he has shaken the kingdoms;
the Lord has given command concerning Canaan
    to destroy its strongholds.
12 And he said:
“You will no more exult,
    O oppressed virgin daughter of (B)Sidon;
arise, (C)cross over to (D)Cyprus,
    even there you will have no rest.”

13 Behold the land of (E)the Chaldeans! This is the people that was not;[a] Assyria destined it for wild beasts. They erected (F)their siege towers, they stripped her palaces bare, they made her a ruin.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 23:13 Or that has become nothing
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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