11 He stretched out his hand upon the sea: he shook the kingdoms: the Lord hath given a commandment concerning the place of merchandise, to destroy the power thereof.

12 And he said, Thou shalt no more rejoice when thou art oppressed: [a]O virgin [b]daughter of Sidon: rise up, go out unto Kittim: yet there thou shalt have no rest.

13 Behold the land of the Chaldeans: this was no people: [c]Assyria founded it by the inhabitants of the wilderness: they set up the towers thereof: they raised the palaces thereof, and he [d]brought it to ruin.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 23:12 For Tyre was never touched nor afflicted before.
  2. Isaiah 23:12 Because Tyre was built by them of Sidon.
  3. Isaiah 23:13 The Chaldeans which dwelt in tents in the wilderness, were gathered by the Assyrians into cities.
  4. Isaiah 23:13 The people of the Chaldeans destroyed the Assyrians: whereby the Prophet meaneth, that seeing the Chaldeans were able to overcome the Assyrians which were so great a nation, much more shall these two nations of Chaldea and Assyria be able to overthrow Tyre.
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