Ezekiel 27:32
Good News Translation
They chant a funeral song for you: 'Who can be compared to Tyre, To Tyre now silent in the sea?

Contemporary English Version
In their grief they sing a funeral song for you: "Tyre, you were greater than all other cities. But now you lie in silence at the bottom of the sea.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they shall take up a mournful song for thee, and shall lament thee: What city is like Tyre, which is become silent in the midst of the sea?

New American Bible
They raise a lament for you; they wail over you: “Who was ever destroyed like Tyre in the midst of the sea?”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they shall take up a mournful song for thee, and shall lament thee: What city is like Tyre, which is become silent in the midst of the sea?

take up

Ezekiel 27:2 Thou therefore, O son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre:

Ezekiel 26:17 And taking up a lamentation over thee, they shall say to thee: How art thou fallen, that dwellest in the sea, renowned city that wast strong in the sea, with thy inhabitants whom all did dread?

What city

Lamentations 1:12 Lamed. O all ye that pass by the way, attend, and see if there be any sorrow like to my sorrow: for he hath made a vintage of me, as the Lord spoke in the day of his fierce anger.

Lamentations 2:13 Mem. To what shall I compare thee? or to what shall I liken thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? to what shall I equal thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Sion? for great as the sea is thy destruction: who shall heal thee?

Revelation 18:18 And cried, seeing the place of her burning, saying: What city is like to this great city?

the destroyed

Ezekiel 27:26 Thy rowers have brought thee into great waters: the south wind hath broken thee in the heart of the sea.

Ezekiel 26:4,5 And they shall break down the walls of Tyre, and destroy the towers thereof: and I will scrape her dust from her, and make her like a smooth rock. . . .

Context
A Lament for Tyre
31And they shall shave themselves bald for thee, and shall be girded with haircloth: and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of soul, with most bitter weeping. 32And they shall take up a mournful song for thee, and shall lament thee: What city is like Tyre, which is become silent in the midst of the sea?33Which by thy merchandise that went from thee by sea didst fill many people: which by the multitude of thy riches, and of thy people didst enrich the kings of the earth.…
Cross References
Revelation 18:18
And cried, seeing the place of her burning, saying: What city is like to this great city?

Ezekiel 26:12
They shall waste thy riches, they shall make a spoil of thy merchandise: and they shall destroy thy walls, and pull down thy fine houses: and they shall lay thy stones and thy timber, and thy dust in the midst of the waters.

Ezekiel 26:17
And taking up a lamentation over thee, they shall say to thee: How art thou fallen, that dwellest in the sea, renowned city that wast strong in the sea, with thy inhabitants whom all did dread?

Ezekiel 27:2
Thou therefore, O son of man, take up a lamentation for Tyre:

Ezekiel 28:12
And say to him: Thus saith the Lord God: Thou wast the seal of resemblance, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

Additional Translations
As they wail and mourn over you, they will take up a lament for you: Who was ever like Tyre, silenced in the middle of the sea?And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the middle of the sea?

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee,'saying , Who is there like Tyre, like her that is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

And their sons shall take up a lament for thee, even a lamentation for Sor, saying,

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, [saying,] Who is like Tyre, like her that is destroyed in the midst of the sea?

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, Who is there like Tyre, like her that is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyre, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?

In their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for you, and lament over you, [saying], Who is there like Tyre, like her who is brought to silence in the midst of the sea?

And lifted up for thee have their sons a lamentation, And they have lamented over thee, who is as Tyre? As the cut-off one in the midst of the sea?
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