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Is not this your city, which gloried from of old in her antiquity? her feet shall carry her afar off to sojourn.

Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, that was formerly crowned, whose merchants were princes, and her traders the nobles of the earth?

The Lord of hosts hath designed it, to pull down the pride of all glory, and bring to disgrace all the glorious ones 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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