13 As the Lord had declared,(A) Nebuchadnezzar removed the treasures(B) from the temple of the Lord and from the royal palace, and cut up the gold articles(C) that Solomon(D) king of Israel had made for the temple of the Lord.

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12 I will plunder and loot and turn my hand against the resettled ruins and the people gathered from the nations, rich in livestock and goods, living at the center of the land.[a] 13 Sheba(A) and Dedan(B) and the merchants of Tarshish(C) and all her villages[b] will say to you, “Have you come to plunder? Have you gathered your hordes to loot, to carry off silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods and to seize much plunder?(D)”’

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 38:12 The Hebrew for this phrase means the navel of the earth.
  2. Ezekiel 38:13 Or her strong lions