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17 They’ll sing this mourning song for you:

“How lost you are,
    you inhabited city,
        that was built in the middle of the sea!
How famous you were!
    How strong on the sea!
She and her inhabitants
    inflicted[a] terror to everyone
        who lived within her.”

18 ‘Now the coastland inhabitants
    will tremble on the day that you fall.
The coastland inhabitants,
    who make their living from[b] the sea,
        will be terrified when you pass away!’

19 “This is what the Lord God says: ‘When I turn your city into a ghost town, when I flood you with deep water that covers you completely,

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  1. Ezekiel 26:17 Lit. inhabitants who inflicted
  2. Ezekiel 26:18 Lit. who are by