25 “The (A)ships of Tarshish were carriers of your merchandise.
You were filled and very glorious (B)in the midst of the seas.
26 Your oarsmen brought you into many waters,
But (C)the east wind broke you in the midst of the seas.

27 “Your (D)riches, wares, and merchandise,
Your mariners and pilots,
Your caulkers and merchandisers,
All your men of war who are in you,
And the entire company which is in your midst,
Will fall into the midst of the seas on the day of your ruin.
28 The (E)common-land[a] will shake at the sound of the cry of your pilots.

29 “All (F)who handle the oar,
The mariners,
All the pilots of the sea
Will come down from their ships and stand on the [b]shore.
30 They will make their voice heard because of you;
They will cry bitterly and (G)cast dust on their heads;
They (H)will roll about in ashes;

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  1. Ezekiel 27:28 open lands or pasturelands
  2. Ezekiel 27:29 Lit. land