I will send fire upon the walls of Gaza that will consume her fortresses.
I will destroy the kinga of Ashdod1 and the one who holds the scepter in Ashkelon. I will turn my hand2 against Ekron, till the last of the Philistines3 is dead,"4 says the Sovereign LORD.59
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Tyre,6 even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath].7 Because she sold whole communities of captives to Edom, disregarding a treaty of brotherhood,810
I will send fire upon the walls of Tyre that will consume her fortresses.9"
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom,10 even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath]. Because he pursued his brother with a sword,11 stifling all compassion,b because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,1212
I will send fire upon Teman13 that will consume the fortresses of Bozrah.14"
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Ammon,15 even for four, I will not turn back [my wrath]. Because he ripped open the pregnant women16 of Gilead in order to extend his borders,
I will set fire to the walls of Rabbah17 that will consume18 her fortresses amid war cries19 on the day of battle, amid violent winds20 on a stormy day.
Her kingc will go into exile, he and his officials together,21" says the LORD.22