"This is what the Sovereign LORD says to Tyre: Will not the coastlands1 tremble2 at the sound of your fall, when the wounded groan3 and the slaughter takes place in you?
Then all the princes of the coast will step down from their thrones and lay aside their robes and take off their embroidered4 garments. Clothed5 with terror, they will sit on the ground,6 trembling7 every moment, appalled8 at you.
Then they will take up a lament9 concerning you and say to you: " 'How you are destroyed, O city of renown, peopled by men of the sea! You were a power on the seas, you and your citizens; you put your terror on all who lived there.1018
Now the coastlands tremble11 on the day of your fall; the islands in the sea are terrified at your collapse.'1219
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When I make you a desolate city, like cities no longer inhabited, and when I bring the ocean depths13 over you and its vast waters cover you,1420
then I will bring you down with those who go down to the pit,15 to the people of long ago. I will make you dwell in the earth below, as in ancient ruins, with those who go down to the pit, and you will not return or take your placea in the land of the living.1621
I will bring you to a horrible end and you will be no more.17 You will be sought, but you will never again be found, declares the Sovereign LORD."18