24     Ships will come from the shores of Cyprus;(A)
they will subdue Ashur(B) and Eber,(C)
    but they too will come to ruin.(D)

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12 He said, “No more of your reveling,(A)
    Virgin Daughter(B) Sidon, now crushed!

“Up, cross over to Cyprus;(C)
    even there you will find no rest.”

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10 Cross over to the coasts of Cyprus(A) and look,
    send to Kedar[a](B) and observe closely;
    see if there has ever been anything like this:

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 2:10 In the Syro-Arabian desert

Of oaks(A) from Bashan
    they made your oars;
of cypress wood[a] from the coasts of Cyprus(B)
    they made your deck, adorned with ivory.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 27:6 Targum; the Masoretic Text has a different division of the consonants.

30 Ships of the western coastlands(A) will oppose him, and he will lose heart.(B) Then he will turn back and vent his fury(C) against the holy covenant. He will return and show favor to those who forsake the holy covenant.

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