Isaiah 23:2
Good News Translation
Wail, you merchants of Sidon! You sent agents

Contemporary English Version
Mourn in silence, you shop owners of Sidon, you people on the coast. Your sailors crossed oceans, making your city rich.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be silent, you that dwell in the island: the merchants of Sidon passing over the sea, have filled thee.

New American Bible
Silence! you who dwell on the coast, you merchants of Sidon, Whose messengers crossed the sea

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Be silent, you that dwell in the island: the merchants of Sidon passing over the sea, have filled thee.

still.

Isaiah 41:1 Let the islands keep silence before me, and the nations take new strength: let them come near, and then speak, let us come near to judgment together.

Isaiah 47:5 Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called the lady of kingdoms.

Psalm 46:10 Be still and see that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, and I will be exalted in the earth.

Habakkuk 2:20 But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him.

the isle

Ezekiel 27:3,4 And say to Tyre that dwelleth at the entry of the sea, being the mart of the people for many islands: Thus saith the Lord God: O Tyre, thou hast said: I am of perfect beauty, . . .

Ezekiel 28:2 Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre: Thus saith the Lord God: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said: I am God, and I sit in the chair of God in the heart of the sea: whereas thou art a man, and not God: and hast set thy heart as if it were the heart of God.

the merchants

Ezekiel 27:8 The inhabitants of Sidon, and the Arabians were thy rowers: thy wise men, O Tyre, were thy pilots.

Context
The Fall of Tyre
1The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of the sea, for the house is destroyed, from whence they were wont to come: from the land of Cethim it is revealed to them. 2Be silent, you that dwell in the island: the merchants of Sidon passing over the sea, have filled thee.3The seed of the Nile in many waters, the harvest of the river is her revenue: and she is become the mart of the nations.…
Cross References
Isaiah 47:5
Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called the lady of kingdoms.

Ezekiel 28:21
Son of man, set thy face against Sidon: and thou shalt prophesy of it,

Additional Translations
Be silent, O dwellers of the coastland, you merchants of Sidon, whom the seafarers have enriched.Be still, you inhabitants of the isle; you whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

Be still, ye inhabitants of the coast, thou whom the merchants of Sidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

To whom are the dwellers in the island become like, the merchants of Phoenice, passing over the sea

Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle! The merchants of Sidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished thee.

Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

Be still, ye inhabitants of the isle; thou whom the merchants of Zidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

Be still, you inhabitants of the coast, you whom the merchants of Sidon, that pass over the sea, have replenished.

Be silent, ye inhabitants of the isle, Trader of Zidon, passing the sea, they filled thee.
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