Context8Who has planned this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns,
Whose merchants were princes, whose traders were the honored of the earth?
9The LORD of hosts has planned it, to defile the pride of all beauty,
10Overflow your land like the Nile, O daughter of Tarshish,
11He has stretched His hand out over the sea,
12He has said, You shall exult no more, O crushed virgin daughter of Sidon.
13Behold, the land of the Chaldeansthis is the people which was not; Assyria appointed it for desert creaturesthey erected their siege towers, they stripped its palaces, they made it a ruin.
14Wail, O ships of Tarshish,
15Now in that day Tyre will be forgotten for seventy years like the days of one king. At the end of seventy years it will happen to Tyre as in the song of the harlot:
16Take your harp, walk about the city,
17It will come about at the end of seventy years that the LORD will visit Tyre. Then she will go back to her harlots wages and will play the harlot with all the kingdoms on the face of the earth. 18Her gain and her harlots wages will be set apart to the LORD; it will not be stored up or hoarded, but her gain will become sufficient food and choice attire for those who dwell in the presence of the LORD.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Who hath purposed this against Tyre, the bestower of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honorable of the earth?
Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, that was formerly crowned, whose merchants were princes, and her traders the nobles of the earth?
Darby Bible Translation
Who hath purposed this against Tyre, the distributor of crowns, whose merchants were princes, whose dealers were the honourable of the earth?
English Revised Version
Who hath purposed this against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth?
Webster's Bible Translation
Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traders are the honorable of the earth?
World English Bible
Who has planned this against Tyre, the giver of crowns, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honorable of the earth?
Young's Literal Translation
Who hath counselled this against Tyre, The crowning one, whose traders are princes, Her merchants the honoured of earth?'
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