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Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? her own feet shall carry her afar off to sojourn.

Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth?

The Lord of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.

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Is this your city of revelry,(A)
    the old, old city,
whose feet have taken her
    to settle in far-off lands?
Who planned this against Tyre,
    the bestower of crowns,
whose merchants(B) are princes,
    whose traders(C) are renowned in the earth?
The Lord Almighty planned(D) it,
    to bring down(E) her pride in all her splendor
    and to humble(F) all who are renowned(G) on the earth.

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