3 and say to Tyre, who dwells at the [a]entrance to the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coastlands, ‘Thus says the Lord [b]God,
“O Tyre, you have said, ‘I am perfect in beauty.’ 4 “Your borders are in the heart of the seas; Your builders have perfected your beauty. 5 “They have [c]made all your planks of fir trees from Senir; They have taken a cedar from Lebanon to make a mast for you. 6 “Of oaks from Bashan they have made your oars; With ivory they have [d]inlaid your deck of boxwood from the coastlands of Cyprus. 7 “Your sail was of fine embroidered linen from Egypt So that it became your [e]distinguishing mark; Your [f]awning was [g]blue and purple from the coastlands of Elishah. 8 “The inhabitants of Sidon and Arvad were your rowers; Your wise men, O Tyre, were [h]aboard; they were your pilots. 9 “The elders of Gebal and her wise men were with you repairing your seams; All the ships of the sea and their sailors were with you in order to deal in your merchandise.
10 “Persia and Lud and Put were in your army, your men of war. They hung shield and helmet in you; they set forth your splendor.11 The sons of Arvad and your army were on your walls, all around, and the [i]Gammadim were in your towers. They hung their shields on your walls all around; they perfected your beauty.
12 “Tarshish was your customer because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth; with silver, iron, tin and lead they paid for your wares.13 Javan, Tubal and Meshech, they were your traders; with the lives of men and vessels of bronze they paid for your merchandise.14 Those from Beth-togarmah gave horses and war horses and mules for your wares.15 The sons of Dedan were your traders. Many coastlands were [j]your market; ivory tusks and ebony they brought as your payment.16 Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your [k]goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.17 Judah and the land of Israel, they were your traders; with the wheat of Minnith, [l]cakes, honey, oil and balm they paid for your merchandise.18 Damascus was your customer because of the abundance of your [m]goods, because of the abundance of all kinds of wealth, because of the wine of Helbon and white wool.19 Vedan and Javan paid for your wares [n]from Uzal; wrought iron, cassia and [o]sweet cane were among your merchandise.20 Dedan traded with you in saddlecloths for riding.21 Arabia and all the princes of Kedar, they were [p]your customers for lambs, rams and goats; for these they were your customers.22 The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your wares with the best of all kinds of spices, and with all kinds of precious stones and gold.23 Haran, Canneh, Eden, the traders of Sheba, Asshur and Chilmad traded with you.
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